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Resolved Cases

You may find all of the resolved cases in specific issue fields by visiting our Utah Issues pages

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.

Jolley v. Utah State Senate (1997)

10 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.

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