Using the Right to Remain Silent

Using the Right to Remain Silent

The right to remain silent, often referred to as the "Miranda right," is an important part of criminal law. What most people don’t realize is that the right must be asserted correctly in order for it to take effect. Here, we will look at some basic information regarding the right to remain silent a…

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How Utah Addresses Antitrust Issues

How Utah Addresses Antitrust Issues

The workings of antitrust laws are often overlooked by most consumers. Yet, antitrust laws play an important role in the functioning of our society. Without such laws in place businesses could place unreasonable prices on products. Larger firms would also be able to edge out "mom and pop" businesses from the market. Utah's version of antitrust laws protect consumers and businesses alike in many ways.…

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Contract Basics for Small Business

Contract Basics for Small Business

Understanding contracts is crucial knowledge for the small business owner. Whether you are new to business, or a seasoned entrepreneur, you can benefit from reviewing the basic structure of a legal contract. In this article we will review some elementary steps to creating an effective contract.…

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DUI Law: The Importance of Breathalyzer Calibrations

DUI Law: The Importance of Breathalyzer Calibrations

“Per se” DUI laws exist across the country. In these states, there is a presumption that the driver of a vehicle is operating under the influence if he or she exceeds a certain level of blood alcohol concentration. Currently, in the state of Utah, the Blood Alcohol Limit (BAC) is .08%. However, Governor Herbert has signed a bill that will lower the limit to .05% and will take effect Dec. 30, 2018.…

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