Federal Judge Jill N. Parrish assigned to Recapture Protest case

US Federal Judge Jill N. Parrish was assigned to the Recapture Canyon Protest case today August 31, 2015 after Judge Shelby stepped down last Friday. “Judge Robert Shelby filed notice Friday that he has recused himself from the case in response to a motion in July from San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman’s legal team. The commissioner’s attorneys had asked Shelby to remove himself, claiming the judge is biased because of his friendship with an environmentalist.”    KUTV Judge Parrish was on the Utah Supreme Court until appointed as a US federal…

Lee Applauds Confirmation of Justice Jill Parrish to Federal Bench [UPH Wire]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 21, 2015   Lee Applauds Confirmation of Justice Jill Parrish to Federal Bench   WASHINGTON—Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) issued the following statement regarding the confirmation of Utah Supreme Court Justice Jill Parrish as a federal judge for the district of Utah.   “I am thrilled that the Senate voted overwhelmingly to confirm Justice Jill Parrish today. She has distinguished herself though her time as an extraordinary prosecutor at the U.S. Attorney’s office, through her work as a litigator in private practice, and her service as…