April 2 2021
The public may get a complete look at Utah jail operating standards for the first time, now that the American Civil Liberties Union and the Disability Law Center have won their lawsuit against the Davis County jail.
Utah’s ACLU and the law center sued the jail in 2018, after the groups filed open records request for the standards and were denied. The group appealed the decision to the State Records Committee, which upheld the records weren’t public, and the groups sued.
See more here: “Years after a spate of questionable Utah in-custody deaths, Utah jail operating standards are now public records” – Salt Lake Tribune