- Utah Supreme Court
court_name = Utah Supreme Court
imagesize = 300px
caption = The Utah Supreme Court meets in the Scott M. Matheson Courthouse. Before the Matheson Courthouse was completed, the Court met in the Utah State Capitol.
location = Salt Lake City
type = Executive appointment with legislative confirmation and
Utah State Constitution
positions = 5
website = [http://www.utcourts.gov/courts/sup/ Official site]
chiefjudgetitle = Chief Justice
Christine M. Durham
termstart = 2002
termend = 2006
termend2 = The Utah Supreme Court is the
state supreme courtof Utah. It has final authority of interpretation of the Utah Constitution. The Utah Supreme Court is composed of five members: a chief justice, an associate chief justice, and three justices. All Justices are appointed by the governor of Utah, with confirmation by the Utah Senate. The justices vote amongst themselves for the chief justice and associate chief justice, who each serve a term of four years. In 2008, the Justices were:
Christine M. DurhamAppointed 1982, became Chief Justice April, 2002.
*Associate Chief Justice
Michael J. WilkinsAppointed January, 2000.
Matthew B. DurrantAppointed January, 2000.
Jill N. ParrishAppointed January, 2003.
Ronald E. NehringAppointed May, 2003.
* [http://www.utcourts.gov/courts/sup/ Official website]
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