The deadline for Wyoming to appeal a judge’s ruling that struck down portions of the controversial laws passed without rebuttal
After long court fight, a judge has ruled data trespass laws passed by the Wyoming Legislature violate the First Amendment and has blocked the state from enforcing them.
A court will hear a lawsuit alleging Wyoming’s “data trespass” laws unconstitutionally criminalize activities such as photography on public lands.
U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl questioned the expansiveness of the state’s “open land” application to data trespass laws, which seek to limit the collection of environmental data.
Same-sex couples applied for Wyoming marriage licenses today in the wake of a court ruling. Advocates say the licenses represent a new era for the Equality State.