The Requirements of an Administrative Checkpoint

An Administrative Checkpoint Must Conform to Statutory Requirements An administrative checkpoint is a court order which allows law enforcement to stop vehicle traffic for specified purposes, always with an aim to find drivers and others who are breaking the law. In determining whether an administrative checkpoint is constitutional, the Court must evaluate whether the checkpoint[…]


What Does “Promptly” Mean Under Rule 1102?

Rule 1102 Allows Reliable Hearsay At Preliminary Hearings At a preliminary hearing the Utah Rules of Evidence allow for the admission of “reliable hearsay,” and further provides a definition of “reliable hearsay.” Part of that definition includes “a statement made by a child victim of physical abuse or a sexual offense which is promptly reported[…]