Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – Where are we now?

Kendall Moriarty February 2018 Limbo.  On June 15, 2012, President Obama unveiled a program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (or “DACA”) which would provide employment authorization and protection from deportation for individuals who entered the United States as children and who had never committed a deportable crime.  The program began accepting applications on August… Read more »

Tread Carefully – An Ethics Reminder

Zack (Zachary) Peterson January 2018 In State v. Ellis, 2018 UT 02, Justice Himonas wrote a separate, concurring opinion that provides a reminder of an attorney’s ethical obligations as an officer of the Court and of candor to the tribunal.  Before the district court, the prosecutor requested to use a preliminary hearing transcript at trial… Read more »

An Epic Battle of Blockbuster Proportions Underscores the Importance of Protecting your Trademarks from Genericide, Part I

January 2018 In December 2017, the epic trademark infringement battle pitting San Diego’s long-running “Comic-Con” versus Salt Lake City’s upstart “Comic Con,” reached what appeared to have been at least a temporary lull when a federal jury in California found that contrary to Salt Lake Comic Con’s claims, the San Diego group’s trademark is valid…. Read more »

Law is Stranger Than Fiction Episode 4: Peep Show on the Dead

Do the dead have privacy rights? This is as bizarre as it gets! Watch the entire video now!     Law is Stranger than Fiction is a humorous weekly vlog series presented by the Salt Lake City law firm of Richards Brandt Miller Nelson that focuses on the absurd, the outrageous, and the hard-to-imagine aspects… Read more »

Law is Stranger Than Fiction Episode 3: Legal Dueling in Utah

Did you know that in Utah that some forms of dueling is legal? Listen in on this episode of “Law is Stranger than Fiction” to see what’s legal and what’s not! Law is Stranger than Fiction is a humorous weekly vlog series presented by the Salt Lake City law firm of Richards Brandt Miller Nelson… Read more »

Law is Stranger than Fiction Episode 2: Argentina Boat

Why does a hedge fund need its own navy?     Steven:            [00:06] Good Afternoon, welcome to Law is Stranger than Fiction. I am one of your co-hosts, Steven Bergman.   Barry:              [0:12] And I am your other co-host, Barry Scholl.   Steven:            [0:14] We’re shareholders in the law firm of Richards Brandt Miller… Read more »

Law is Stranger Than Fiction Episode 1: “Dirty” Soda

Listen in on what happens when one soda company sues another one over the word “dirty” Law is Stranger than Fiction is a humorous weekly vlog series presented by the Salt Lake City law firm of Richards Brandt Miller Nelson that focuses on the absurd, the outrageous, and the hard-to-imagine aspects of law and the… Read more »