Month: October 2017

JUSTICE COURT JUDGE SELECTION MEETING PLANNED

Manti, UT—The Sanpete County Judicial Nominating Commission has scheduled a meeting on Oct. 30, 2017, to select candidates for the vacancies in the Gunnison and Manti Justice Courts to replace Judge Ivo Peterson who retired effective June 30, 2017. The commission will begin the meeting at 8:30 a.m. in the Manti City Council Chambers located on 50 South Main Street in Manti.

The early portion of the meeting is scheduled for public comment about issues facing the Utah judiciary and refinements or improvements to the system. Public comments will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Following the public hearing, the meeting is closed to allow commission members to select a slate of three to five candidates for the vacancy.

Individuals interested in appearing before the commission during the public comment portion of the meeting should contact Melisse Stiglich at (801) 578-3844 to request an appointment. Information on the Justice Court Nominating Commission members is available at www.utcourts.gov.

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THE UTAH COURT OF APPEALS ANNOUNCES SPECIAL ORAL ARGUMENTS SESSION SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY

WHAT: The Utah Court of Appeals periodically holds court sessions in other locations to provide an opportunity to enhance public understanding of the court’s work and to provide students with an opportunity to see the Court of Appeals in session.
Cases to be heard are as follows:

9:30 a.m. – Cheek v. Iron County
11:30 a.m. – State v. Robertson

WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 9:30 a.m. to approx. 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Hunter Conference Center, Gilbert Great Hall, Southern Utah University
351 West Center Street, Cedar City, Utah

WHO: Utah Court of Appeals judicial panel: Court of Appeals Presiding Judge Gregory K. Orme, Judge David N. Mortensen, and Judge Jill M. Pohlman

Members of the public are cordially invited to attend

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