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Jolley v. Utah State Senate (1997)

11 February 1997 Published in Resolved Cases

Participatory Democracy - During the 1996 legislative session, twenty-five Utah State Senators met in an illegal, secret meeting. The ACLU of Utah immediately responded by filing a lawsuit against the Senate, and in February 1997, the case was settled when senators acknowledged they had violated the state Open and Public Meetings Act.