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June 28, 2012

New Court of Appeals Briefs

The library has received 44 Court of Appeals briefs. The docket numbers range from 20080857 to 20110303 (list not inclusive).

If you're looking for a specific brief, contact the library by phone (801-238-7990) or email to make sure we have it. If you can't come in to make copies yourself, we offer a document delivery service for 25ยข per page and will scan the briefs and email them to you.

Fireworks Laws Amendments

fireworks.jpgDuring the 2012 General Session of the Utah State Legislature, HB 33 was passed, which amends the dates and times for sale and discharge of state approved fireworks. A list of prohibited fireworks can be found on the Utah State Fire Marshal's website.

Some cities may have additional fireworks restrictions. For more information, see the State Fire Marshal's list of Fireworks Restrictions by Local Communities or visit your local city or county website.

June 25, 2012

Wireless Password: akoko

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of June 25, 2012 is akoko.

More information about wireless access in Utah's courthouses.

June 19, 2012

Fourth Special Session of the 59th Legislature

statecapitol.jpegThis Wednesday, June 20th, at 3:00 pm, the Utah State Legislature will meet for a Special Session that was announced this past Monday. Article VII, Section 6 of the Utah Constitution allows the Governor to convene a Special Session.

Some of the items to be addressed in the Special Session include:

  • the number of liquor licenses available statewide,
  • technical amendments to nursing accreditation laws, and
  • the Office of Education's technical error and shortfall of $25 million.
If you're interested in following the Special Session, you can stream audio and video from the legislature's page.

June 18, 2012

Wireless Password: Abuzz

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of June 18, 2012 is Abuzz.

More information about wireless access in Utah's courthouses.

June 11, 2012

Wireless Password: scion

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of June 11, 2012 is scion.

More information about wireless access in Utah's courthouses.

June 06, 2012

Utah Refugee Month

languages.jpgJune is Utah Refugee Month, as designated by a 2011 declaration by Utah Governor Gary Herbert. Events will be held throughout the Salt Lake Valley all month long, and several of these events are hosted by the Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County public libraries.

If you are interested in learning more about refugee services and resources in Utah, visit these websites:


June 04, 2012

Wireless Password: piper

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of June 4, 2012 is piper.

More information about wireless access in Utah's courthouses.

June 01, 2012

Free Forms Help

IMG_4199.jpgHaving trouble filling out court forms? So many blank lines, so much information to absorb, so many questions!

The Utah State Law Library offers free forms help every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30 to 4:30 through the end of July.

Our volunteer helps people with the Online Court Assistance Program (OCAP) and other forms, including modification and enforcement of child support, child custody and parent-time, expungement, and name change.

While our volunteer can't tell you what words you should use, or advise you about the best way to get results, she can explain what information the form is asking for. Uncomfortable using a computer? She can type in your answers for you.

Contact us at 801-238-7990 or library@utcourts.gov to schedule a 30 minute appointment.