News: Karra Porter files constitutional class action lawsuit on behalf of Utah cattle rancher over beef checkoff
// Jun 19, 2017
Karra Porter filed a class action suit on behalf of a Utah rancher aimed at ending state checkoff fees for the sale of beef animals where those fees are alleged to violate first amendment rights under the Utah Constitution. In May of 2016 a cattle organization in Montana filed a similar suit claiming that it was unconstitutional for the government to compel its members to fund the private speech of state beef councils.
Nate Alder champions design innovation to help basic consumers get through the legal system
// Jul 6, 2017
As Governing Council for the ABA's Center for Innovation, Nathan Alder comments that BYU's LawX's program, combining a high-tech approach with the goal of building fairness in the law was both timely and noble.
Rebecca Hill & Bryson Brown win summary judgment motion in insurance coverage case
// Jun 23, 2017
Rebecca Hill and Bryson Brown recently won summary judgment in United States District Court on behalf of an insurance company which was relieved of any duty to defend an insured for intentional and/or criminal acts.
After Experience with the Tribune, Karra Porter offers antitrust insight on the Chicago Sun Times purchase
// Jun 23, 2017
Karra Porter was interviewed today by Global Competition Review in Washington, D.C., about the antitrust implications of competing bids to buy the Chicago Sun Times. Karra was lead counsel in the antitrust lawsuit that facilitated last year’s purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune by local owners.