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Legal news from Sunday, March 6, 2011
by Daniel Makosky

The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Friday ruled that barring convicted felons from possessing firearms does not infringe upon their constitutional rights. Attorneys for James Barton, previously convicted on drug and weapons charges, argued that his 2007 arrest on two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm under …

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by Carrie Schimizzi

The Utah House and Senate on Friday approved a new Arizona-style immigration law. The Utah Illegal Immigration Enforcement Act replaces the older version of the law that had lost favor with state Senate members in the last few weeks. The new law omits the controversial language [Salt …

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