News: Mary Corporon Appointed to Utah Indigent Defense Commission by Governor Herbert
// Jun 7, 2016
Mary Corporon has been appointed by Utah Governor Gary Herbert to serve on the newly established Utah Indigent Defense Commission. The Utah Indigent Defense Commission, among other things, will be authorized to collect data from local indigent criminal defense authorities for the purpose of studying the provisions of indigent criminal defense services statewide and report any findings and/or recommendations to the Legislature. The Utah Indigent Defense Commission will also be authorized to assist local jurisdictions to meet minimum standards of effective representation, as well as providing advice, guidelines, and financial assistance to defense service providers. Congratulations Mary on your appointment to the Utah Indigent Defense Commission. Read more about the Indigent Defense Commission here.
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.