Utah Wants To Ax 'Sister Wives' Suit Over Bigamy Laws

Law360, New York (September 7, 2011, 2:37 PM EDT) -- Utah officials on Friday asked a federal court to toss a suit brought by the stars of the reality television show “Sister Wives” that challenges the state’s allegedly unconstitutional criminal bigamy law.

The defendants, who include Gov. Gary Herbert and state Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, said that plaintiffs Koby Brown and his four wives — Meri Brown, Christine Brown, Janelle Brown and Robyn Sullivan — did not suffer any harm or prosecution, so did not have proper cause to bring a lawsuit objecting to the law....
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Case Title

Brown et al v. Herbert et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00652

Court

Utah

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Clark Waddoups

Date Filed

July 13, 2011

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