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Salt Lake City Team Publishes the Latest Utah Appellate Updates in Utah Bar Journal

June 3, 2024

Spencer Fane attorneys Rodney Parker, Dani Cepernich, Robert Cummings, and Andrew Roth recently published their regular Utah Appellate Highlights feature article in the Utah Bar Journal’s March/April issue.

In this installment of their bimonthly article, the team shares the latest appellate cases of interest recently decided by the Utah Supreme Court, Utah Court of Appeals, and U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Cases included in the current feature include State v. Robinson, a case focused on use of Rule 22(e) of the Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure in sentencing; Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance v. Weston, which holds that the duty to defend under and insurance policy continues until a dispute over whether the policy was properly canceled is resolved; Watchous Enterprises, LLC v. Mournes, concerning an effort to characterize facts as established following summary judgment briefing; and Stone v. High Mountain Mining Company, a citizen suit alleging that a gold mine operator’s discharge of pollutants into groundwater without an official permit violated the Clean Water Act.

At Spencer Fane, Rodney, Dani, Robert, and Andrew focus on appellate matters.

Read the full article here and the full issue here.