Cassell files petition in Utah Supreme Court alleging under-prosecution of sexual assault cases in Utah

University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Paul Cassell filed a petition in the Utah Supreme Court on Oct. 16 alleging four sexual assault cases in Utah were not prosecuted and should be prosecuted through the appointment of a prosecutor by the Utah Supreme Court.

Cassell along with a team of attorneys filed the petition on behalf of four “Jane Does” who are allegedly victims of sexual assault. The University of Utah Appellate Clinic and law students in Cassell’s  Crime Victims’ Rights Seminar and in the Crime Victims’ Rights Clinic helped with the petition.

Download the petition on SSRN here.