In the News

Many of our civil rights cases that attract news coverage are filed by Utah Legal Clinic as cooperating attorneys for Utah Civil Rights and Liberties Foundation.

Remembering Brian M. Barnard

9/4/2012: Community mourns death of civil rights attorney Brian Barnard, The Salt Lake Tribune

9/5/2012: Brian Barnard’s Good Fight, Salt Lake City Weekly

9/5/2012: The ACLU of Utah Commemorates the Life of Brian Barnard,

Miscellaneous Civil Rights

Alta Club Lawsuit. Brian Barnard, as cooperating attorney for Utah Civil Rights & Liberties Foundation, brought a successful lawsuit against the Alta Club for their unconstitutional practice of excluding women from membership in the Club.

01/16/1986: Let Women Join Alta Club, Bar Chief Says, Deseret News

02/12/1986: Club Votes to Stop Serving Beer and Keep Women Out, Deseret News

06/26/1987: Alta Club Receives Its 1st Application From a Woman, Deseret News


10/9/2012: In Our Opinion: Silencing panhandlers violates First Amendment rights, Deseret News

10/5/2012: Homeless Are Fighting Back Against Panhandling Bans, The New York Times

9/27/2012: Another Utah city sued over panhandling statute, The Salt Lake Tribune

9/27/2012: Man sues American Fork over panhandler law, Deseret News