Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Jeremiah Humes as a judge for the Seventh District Court.
The Utah Senate Judicial Confirmation Committee seeks public comment on Carbon County Price-based attorney Jeremiah Humes, who Gov. Gary Herbert appointed as a judge for the 7th District Court.
The Grand County Council after a lengthy closed executive session in a split vote selected Danalee Welch-O’Donnal to be Grand County’s next Justice Court Judge.
A state rule that forces judges off the bench on their 70th birthday has created a headache for Grand County officials.
The Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice has announced the nominees to fill a vacancy that will be created when Presiding Judge Douglas Thomas resigns in January from the 7th Judicial District, which includes Grand County.
A panel of judges from the Utah Court of Appeals heard oral arguments regarding one of the more contentious development projects in Moab’s history – the proposed Lionsback Resort adjacent to Sand Flats Recreation Area – in the Grand County Courthouse Friday, Oct. 18.
Opponents of downsizing Bear Ears National Monument lived to fight another day Monday when U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan denied the Trump administration’s attempt to toss a legal challenge to its decision to shrink the southern Utah landmark, according to a report in the Salt Lake Tribune.
With Grand County Justice Court Judge David Tubbs facing mandatory retirement upon his 70th birthday in a few months, the Grand County Council on Aug. 6 voted 5-0 to appoint Vice Chair Terry Morse and Members Mary McGann and Curtis Wells to a Justice Court Judge Nominating Commission.
A state law that requires judges in Utah to retire at age 70 has created a vacancy in Grand County Justice Court. Judge David Tubbs will have to step down from the position on Nov. 3.
This story was originally published by The San Juan Record.
Grand County residents can witness the Utah Court of Appeals in action Oct. 18 when judges take up an appeal of a lawsuit filed over a controversial plan to build a resort on state land in the Sand Flats Recreation Area.
Omar Guerro will spend more than three decades in Utah State Prison following his conviction on murder and aggravated kidnapping counts, along with another felony conviction related to being a prohibited possessor of a firearm.