2 Law Articles Addressing the Issue of Polygamy, Summaries

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This paper offers summaries of two articles. The first one is by Shields (2011) and is an annotation that describes numerous cases prosecuted in Arizona and Utah against bigamy and polygamy, which have consistently upheld statues against these practices to be constitutional. The second paper, which is by Shurtleff (2010), the Utah Attorney General, pertains to the theocracy established by FDLS leader Warren Jeffs and the actions taken by the state to protect the sect's members against victimization. Six pages in length, there are no additional sources cited.