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November 28, 2012

Holiday Charities

Gift-wraping.jpgThe holiday season is a busy time for many people to shop and plan holiday events. However, it also presents many chances to donate time, money, or gifts to families in need. If you're interested in participating in holiday charity drives and events, check out these statewide resources:


November 26, 2012

Wireless Password: dusty

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of November 26, 2012 is dusty.

More information about wireless access in Utah's courthouses.

November 23, 2012

Public Trust and Confidence in the Courts Report

ct matheson.jpgThe 2012 Public Trust and Confidence in the Courts survey was conducted by telephone during the summer of 2012, and the report is now available on the Utah State Courts' website.

The report found several positive indicators of the public's view of the courts, including:

  • 81% of people surveyed stated they were either very confident or somewhat confident in the Utah State Courts.
  • 42% of people surveyed stated they were familiar with the Utah State Courts.
  • 63% of those surveyed who were involved in a case as a party or victim stated their case had a favorable outcome for their side.

Visit the Utah State Courts website to learn more about levels of court in Utah or self-help resources if you are interested in representing yourself in a court case.

November 21, 2012

Law Library Closed on Thanksgiving

turkeyplatter2.jpgThe Law Library, and all Utah State Courts, will be closed Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving. Regular hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) resume on Friday, November 23.

If you're cooking the holiday turkey or bringing a dish to a family gathering, you may want to be aware of food safety. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has several resources about holiday food safety, including videos on food preparation.

November 19, 2012

Wireless Password: cutie

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of November 19, 2012 is cutie.

More information about wireless access in Utah's courthouses.

November 15, 2012

Wireless Access at the Utah Federal Courthouse

keyboard.JPGWireless access is now available at the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 350 S. Main Street in Salt Lake City. Access is available on the second floor near the law library and on the fourth floor near the ADR room.

Visit the law library in Room 201 of the federal courthouse or call the library at (801) 524-3505 for the wireless password, information on access, and rules. The law library is open Monday - Friday, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.

November 12, 2012

Wireless Password: baldy

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of November 12, 2012 is baldy.

More information about wireless access in Utah's courthouses.

November 09, 2012

Law Library Closed on Veterans Day

utahva.bmp The Law Library, and all Utah State Courts, will be closed on Monday, November 12 in honor of Veterans Day. Regular library hours (8 a.m.-5 p.m.) resume on Tuesday, November 13.

Many Utah cities and counties will hold events to commemorate Veterans Day. To find an event near you, visit your local city or county government page or visit the upcoming events page on the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs website.

November 08, 2012

Law Library at the Bar Fall Forum

logo.jpgAre you a Utah attorney? Are you attending the Utah State Bar's Fall Forum this Friday, November 9th at the Little America in Salt Lake City? If so, stop by the law library's table across from the registration desk. We will have information about our services for attorneys, including our document delivery service and databases available to use in our law library.

If you're not able to attend the Fall Forum, you can still learn more about us by visiting our website, contacting us directly, or by visiting us in the Scott Matheson Courthouse (450 S. State St., Salt Lake City).

November 07, 2012

Curbside Glass Recycling in Salt Lake City

bottles.jpgCurbside glass recycling is now available in Salt Lake City. This optional service costs $6 per month, added to your monthly water bill. You can sign up online with your water bill account number or by calling (801) 535-6999.

To learn more about the glass recycling program, including acceptable and unacceptable items, visit the Salt Lake City's glass recycling page.

If you're not interested in curbside glass recycling, you can still drop off your glass for recycling at one of twenty drop off sites in Salt Lake County.

November 05, 2012

Wireless Password: actor

keyboard.JPGThe wireless password for the week of November 5, 2012 is actor.

More information about wireless access in Utah's courthouses.