What legal rights do birth-fathers have in Utah? A bill working its way through the Utah legislature would tweak current adoption law, giving unwed fathers more time to protect their rights. But opponents say the changes could dissuade unwed mothers from choosing adoption and opting for abortion instead. On Monday, we’ll talk about adoption and the birth-father’s role in deciding the fate of a child.
- Wes Hutchins, adoption attorney and president, Utah Adoption Council
- David Hardy, adoption attorney and past-president, Utah Adoption Council
With estimates of fraud in Utah hitting the $2 billion mark, a high-ranking official of the LDS Church is speaking out at this year’s Fraud College, an effort to educate the public against scams. On Monday, we’ll talk about affinity fraud and the role religious connections can play in financial schemes.
- Brent Baker, securities attorney and an organizer of Fraud College
- Mark Zimbelman, accounting professor, Brigham Young University
The next Fraud College will be held Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 8 a.m.-noon at the University Of Utah-Union Ballroom, 200 South Central Campus, Salt Lake City. It’s free and open to the public. More information at www.fraudcollege.org.
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