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Utah SC rules in eminent domain issue

Jessica M. Karmasek Jul. 29, 2011, 10:48am

Durrant SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - The Utah Supreme Court said this month that a portion of land cannot be condemned under a statute that permits eminent domain for construction projects around mineral deposits.

Tenth Circuit: $358M case against Utah amounts to little

John O'Brien Jul. 28, 2011, 9:35am

Shurtleff SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) - Only a recent Utah Supreme Court decision prevented the claims of two former financial advisers who say regulators ruined their professional lives from being dismissed entirely.

Tenth Circuit skips arguments in $358M case against Utah

John O'Brien May 13, 2011, 10:45am

Shurtleff DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Oral arguments were recently skipped in the lawsuit of two former financial advisers who say the state of Utah ruined their professional lives with a witch hunt.

Tenth Circuit to hear former advisers' case against Utah

John O'Brien Mar. 24, 2011, 9:00am

Shurtleff DENVER (Legal Newsline) - Two former financial advisers who are accusing the state of Utah of ruining their professional lives with a witch hunt are pursuing their appeal of a federal judge's decision against them.

Pharma suit has familiar ring for Utah AG

John O'Brien May 14, 2010, 2:22pm

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - Six months after a $24 million settlement with pharmaceutical maker Eli Lilly & Co., the state of Utah is headed back to court with the same argument and the same attorneys.

Utah AG hires familiar faces for pharma suit

John O'Brien May 12, 2010, 11:45am

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - The private attorneys who earned nearly $4 million in Eli Lilly & Co.'s settlement with the state of Utah are getting a chance at another large payday.

Republican makes late-entry into Minnesota AG race

Chris Rizo Apr. 28, 2010, 6:37pm

R. Christopher Barden (R) ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline)-A Republican psychologist-lawyer announced today he will challenge Minnesota's Democratic attorney general, Lori Swanson, pledging to work to overturn the national health care law if elected.

Shurtleff wants $358M suit against Utah dismissed

Nick Rees Feb. 19, 2010, 11:17am

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) - Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff has filed court papers asking a judge to dismiss the lawsuit filed by two financial advisers who lost their securities licenses.

Shurtleff announces Zyprexa settlement

John O'Brien Nov. 11, 2009, 5:00pm

Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Legal Newsline) - Eli Lilly & Co. is paying $24 million to settle Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's Zyprexa lawsuit, leaving seven states with claims against the prescription drug giant.

Shurtleff files brief to block Italian nuclear waste import

Chris Rizo Jun. 11, 2008, 5:29pm

Mark Shurtleff SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline)-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff this week filed a petition to block a company from importing nuclear waste from Italy.