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Utah courts are canceling some hearings and holdings others through video to restrict coronavirus unfold

Editor’s word: The Salt Lake Tribune is offering readers free entry to essential native tales in regards to the coronavirus throughout this time of heightened concern. See extra protection here. The Utah courts system issued a sweeping order Friday night that postpones proceedings in sure “non-essential” instances throughout all ranges of the judiciary, and asks that court docket issues be performed, when attainable, through video or over the telephone. Third District Presiding Decide Mark Kouris was the one one who issued a memo Friday exercising that new authority earlier than…

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A Utah senator who has had run-ins with choose has a invoice to permit switching courts

The web site for the legislation workplaces of Kirk A. Cullimore proudly touts many years value of expertise in evictions and debt collections, not simply arguing the legislation — however even making it. “Our agency’s work within the courtroom and within the capitol constructing has resulted in an enormous variety of selections, rulings, and legislative gadgets that use equity and customary sense to guard and defend Utah property rights,” the website reads. Sen. Kirk Cullimore, R-Draper, this session is proposing SJR5, that might search to amend the principles of civil…

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