Case Nos. 2:99-CR-00047, 2:99-CR-00166, 2:00-CR-00029.

606 F.Supp.2d 1308 (2009)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. Samuel Ray WILGUS, Defendant.

United States District Court, D. Utah, Central Division.

February 17, 2009.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Richard N. Lambert, U.S. Attorneys, Washington, DC, for Plaintiff.

Joseph F. Orifici, Holladay, UT, for Defendant.


DEE BENSON, District Judge.

In 1990 the United States Supreme Court held that an otherwise valid law of general application that incidentally imposed a burden on the practice of a particular religion did not offend the free exercise clause of the First Amendment. See Employment Div., Dept. of Human Resources of Ore. v. Smith, 494 U.S. 872, 110 S.Ct. 1595, 108 L.Ed.2d 876 (1990). Characterizing...

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