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KUER Local News
5:12 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Utah Supreme Court Case Challenges Constitutionality of State’s Adoption Laws

Christopher Carlton looks on as the Utah Supreme Court hears arguments in his appeal.
Salt Lake Tribune

The Utah Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on the appeal of Christopher Carlton, a Pennsylvania man whose baby was given up for adoption in Utah against his will. 

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KUER Local News
5:13 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Utah Supreme Court Holds Off on Returning Adopted Girl to Father

South Carolina Army drill sergeant Terry Achane thought he would be reunited with his 2-year-old daughter in Provo Wednesday, but it didn’t turn out that way.  The Utah Supreme Court put a temporary hold on a lower court judge’s order giving Achane custody of his daughter. 

Achane’s daughter Teleah was placed for adoption at birth without his consent or knowledge.  After months of litigation, Achane’s attorney Mark Wiser says his client was en route to Provo for a hearing in 4th District Court where he expected to finally gain custody of his daughter.

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