Monday, January 23, 2017

Supreme Court Denies Review In Challenge To Utah's Polygamy Laws

The U.S. Supreme Court today denied review in Brown v. Buhman, (Docket No. 16-333, cert. denied 1/23/2017). (Order List).  In the case, the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed on mootness grounds the constitutional challenge to Utah's anti-polygamy laws that had been filed by the polygamous family from the television show "Sister Wives." (See prior posting.) Salt Lake Tribune reports on the denial of certiorari.