News: Sarah Spencer selected as DRI Apellate Advocacy 2019 Seminar Chair
// Feb 25, 2019
Sarah Spencer has been appointed as the Program Chair of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) National Appellate Advocacy Seminar, to be held in Chicago on July 19, 2019. The Seminar represents a national gathering of attorneys, judges, and other appellate advocacy professionals to learn about important substantive and procedural issues that frequently arise on appeal. Sarah has been active in the Appellate Advocacy Committee of DRI since 2014 and has provided her insight in many DRI articles, including:
Author, “The United States Supreme Court Takes a Closer Look at Qualified Immunity: Pearson v. Callahan and its Implications for Constitutional Tort Defense,” The Whisper, DRI Young Lawyers Committee Newsletter, Vol. 1:4, 2009
Author, “The Importance of Pro Bono Legal Services: Why Young Lawyers Should Seek Out Rewarding Pro Bono Opportunities,” The Whisper, DRI Young Lawyers Committee Newsletter, Vol. 1:12, 2009
Author, "Young Lawyers – Be on the Lookout for the Unauthorized Practice of Law," The Whisper, DRI Young Lawyers Committee Newsletter, Vol. 9:10, October 2013
Speaker and moderator, DRI Trial Tactics and Appellate Advocacy Seminar joint session, Mock Oral Argument Regarding a Sports Gaming Case, March 15, 2018, Las Vegas Nevada.
Anna Christiansen and Karra Porter Present a Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf of Clients Who Cannot Afford Bail
// Oct 14, 2021
Attorneys Karra Porter and Anna Christiansen have filed a class-action lawsuit against two judges for unaffordable bail. Southern Utah judges Ann Marie Mciff Allen and Jeremiah Humes were listed as the defendants in the lawsuit. They are being sued for declaratory relief.