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Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Sister Wives Win in Federal Court

From the Salt Lake Tribune:

A U.S. District Court judge has sided with the polgyamous Brown family, ruling that key parts of Utah’s polygamy laws are unconstitutional.

Judge Clark Waddoups’ 91-page ruling, issued Friday, sets a new legal precedent in Utah, effectively decriminalizing polygamy. It is the latest development in a lawsuit filed by the family of Kody Brown, who became famous while starring in cable TV channel TLC's reality series "Sister Wives."  The show entered a fourth season at the end of the summer.

Read more here.


Hat Tip: Naomi Cahn

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