• Judge tosses lawsuit against attorneys for polygamous group

    5 monthes ago - By My Sanantonio

    SALT LAKE CITY - A judge threw out a lawsuit Wednesday against polygamous leader Warren Jeffs that claimed the sect's longtime Utah law firm created a veneer that helped perpetuate abuses such as child labor and underage marriage.
    Ex-members said attorneys paid with money earned from child labor had helped Jeffs devise legal strategies for tightening his control over the group after he took over leadership from his father in the late 1990s.
    Jurors in Phoenix have found that the polygamous community violated the rights of nonbelievers by denying them basic services such as police...
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