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Weber County Gang Injunction Raises Constitutional Concerns

30 August 2010 Published in Legal Advocacy

A Weber County injunction against a gang known as Ogden Trece would prohibit all alleged gang members, known and unknown, from gathering in a significant portion of Ogden city limits. An ex parte temporary restraining order was issued by the 2nd District Court on August 20th. The court has scheduled a hearing tomorrow on Weber county's request to make the injunction permanent.

The ACLU has sent a letter to the Court raising some constitutional concerns and urging the court to permit full briefing, including by the ACLU as amicus curiae. 

Read the Letter (PDF) >>