Patrick Shea (Utah Lawyer)

Patrick Shea (Utah Lawyer)

Patrick A. Shea (born February 28, 1948) is a Salt Lake City based lawyer who has taken on many cases related to freedom of the press. He also held office in the United States Department of the Interior.

Shea co-authored with Rodney K. Smith Religion and the Press: Keeping First Amendment Values in Balance, a book which argued that Freedom of the Press had been taken too far in allowing the media to publish unsubstantiated claims that demean religious leaders.

Shea also represented Massachusetts Democratic Party in seeking to gain enough information to exclude Romney from running for governor in Massachusetts. He represented Skip Knowles in his case involving being fired by the Salt Lake Tribune for plagiarism. He represented Steven Greenstreet's defense against Kay Anderson's attempts to revoke Greenstreet's use of an interview with Anderson in a documentary film This Divided State. Shea also was one of the lawyers for Brent Jeffs in his sexual molestation suit against his uncle Warren Jeffs. He is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia and Utah.

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