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Silvermans v. State of Utah (1997)

11 February 1997 Published in Resolved Cases

Racial Justice, Religion & Belief - In February 1997, the ACLU of Utah settled a case filed on behalf of William and Nancy Silverman, a Jewish couple who had worked as janitors at the Utah State Capitol for seven years. The case alleged that at the Capitol, the Silvermans had been subjected to racial and religious slurs from other employees, and to anti-Jewish graffiti.