Former Utah attorneys general charged with bribery

SALT LAKE CITY, July 15 (UPI) --Two former attorneys general of the state of Utah were charged Tuesday with receiving or soliciting a bribe by a public servant.
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Report: Former Utah AG destroyed, fabricated evidence

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow destroyed and fabricated official records to disguise questionable income, state investigators told legislators.

Warrant issued for former Utah AG's phone records

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Investigators looking into possible bribery have obtained a warrant for former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's cellphone records, court records indicate.

Utah Attorney General to resign amid probe, claims innocence

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Utah Attorney General John Swallow, whose campaign finances are being investigated, said Thursday he will resign but insisted he has done nothing wrong.

Utah’s new attorney general won’t prosecute consensual polygamy

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Utah's attorney general-elect says he has no plans to prosecute consenting adults in polygamous marriages, but does favor the law making polygamy a felony.

Judge: Utah must make Jeffs trust payments

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A state judge, in a decision made public Monday, again ruled Utah has to pay more than $5 million to the administrator of a polygamous sect's property trust.

U.S. sues over Utah immigration law

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Justice Department filed suit Tuesday challenging Utah's immigration law as an unconstitutional attempt by "a state to set its own immigration policy."
Utah AG briefs Justice Dept. on BCS gripe

Utah AG briefs Justice Dept. on BCS gripe

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Utah's attorney general Tuesday sent a 90-page briefing to the Department of Justice outlining his objections to the Bowl Championship Series playoff system.
Utah's Bennett may face tough challenger

Utah's Bennett may face tough challenger

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett, R-Utah, could find himself in a tough primary race if popular state Attorney General Mark Shurtleff decides to run, analysts say.

Utah AG wants quicker executions

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff says he wants to amend the state constitution to limit appeals to speed up execution of convicted criminals.

Lawsuit targeting in-state tuition breaks

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Dozens of U.S. citizens allege in a lawsuit that offering in-state college tuition to illegal immigrants is unfair to official citizens.

Utah awaits Texas hearing on YFZ evidence

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Utah prosecutors say their ability to press charges against a Texas polygamist sect will depend on results of a legal battle over search warrants involved.

Calif. asked to delay gay marriages

SAN FRANCISCO, May 31 (UPI) -- Attorneys general from 10 states are urging the California Supreme Court to stay its ruling to legalize same-sex marriage in the Golden State.

Jeffs found guilty in rape case

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Polygamous sect leader Warren Jeffs was convicted of two counts of rape by accessory by a Utah jury Tuesday.

Utah's attorney general breaks leg

LINDON, Utah, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff broke his leg this weekend in Lindon, Utah, while preparing for a charity event on a motorcycle.
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Mark Shurtleff (born August 9, 1957) is the current attorney general of the state of Utah, United States, a position he has held since January 2001. Shurtleff is a member of the Republican Party.

Shurtleff attended Brighton High School (Cottonwood Heights, Utah), Brigham Young University, University of Utah College of Law, and University of San Diego School of Law. Shurtleff served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Peru.

He began his legal career by serving four years in the United States Navy Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG), then was a lawyer in Southern California.

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