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Legal Lasso: All Eyes On Ireland Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: JURORS IN ARAPHAOE THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL SHOWN AUTOPSY PHOTOS AS EVIDENCE SKYDIVING COMPANY PREVAILS IN NOISE COMPLAINT LAWSUIT DENVER SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT PLEDGES TO FIX BROKEN SYSTEM. BUT THAT’LL […]

Martin Katz To Leave Position As DU Law Dean

LAW WEEK COLORADO Martin Katz, dean of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, announced today that he will step down from the position after the 2015-2016 academic year. Katz will leave the position on July 1, 2016, after seven years in the position. Prior to his position as dean, Katz has been a professor at […]

One Year In, Patent Office Elevating Denver

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Denver satellite, which opened last summer, has so far proven to be a rising tide lifting the region’s business and legal markets. Within a year of being open, the office has helped raise Denver’s national profile and provided an economic boost to the […]

Legal Lasso: Top 10 Things In Today’s Legal News

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! Everyone’s saying so long to David Letterman today; if you missed it, here’s the Top 10 celebrities who said goodbye last night. COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: HERE’S THE SCOOP ON CHIPOTLE’S […]

David Goldberg Appointed To 2nd District Judgeship

Greenberg Traurig shareholder David Goldberg will serve as district court judge in the 2nd Judicial District, which includes the City and County of Denver, effective June 1, the governor announced Wednesday.

Hickenlooper Names New Legislative Affairs Director

May 20, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Kurtis Morrison will be the governor’s office’s next director of legislative affairs. Morrison is currently a member of the governor’s senior leadership team serving as deputy legislative director and strategic advisor on transportation and infrastructure policy. He brings more than ten years of public policy experience working […]

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Bryan Cave Expands Technology And Entrepreneurial Group In Boulder

May 20, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Bryan Cave today announced that Christopher Achatz and Scott Perlov have joined the Boulder office as associates in the technology, entrepreneurial and commercial client service group. Achatz advises clients on the licensing and transfer of intellectual property and high technology. He also provides legal solutions to businesses, ranging from start-ups to Fortune […]

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Automakers Argue Vehicles’ DMCA Protections

May 20, 2015

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Most car owners might be surprised to learn that it’s illegal to tinker with the software on their own vehicles — and under the same law that prohibits them from pirating music. But that’s where consumers increasingly find themselves in regard to products that are housing more and more […]

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SCOTUS Hears Arguments On Execution Drugs

May 20, 2015

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO If the death penalty questions in Glossip v. Gross are any indication, even the narrowest of court challenges can have far-reaching implications. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments April 29 in Glossip v. Gross, a death penalty case challenging Oklahoma’s use of midazolam, part of a three-drug protocol […]

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Legal Lasso: Mayor Suthers Edition

May 20, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL TO MAYOR WAYNE THOMAS WENT FROM CONVICT TO COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER WITNESS TOTAL IN AURORA THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL TICKS UP TO 123 HEROIN USE, AND […]

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Caplan and Earnest Bolsters Litigation Group

May 19, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Madoche Jean has joined Caplan and Earnest’s litigation practice as an associate, the firm announced Tuesday. Jean’s practice will focus on complex commercial litigation, including insurance defense, employment litigation and defending the firm’s school district clients in a variety of matters. Jean serves as an independent outside investigator for claims of protected […]

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Committee Takes On Native American Judiciary Reform

May 19, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO With a goal of parity by 2024, U.S. policymakers are only getting started on the paper trail to closing the “safety gap” for Native Americans. The Tribal Issues Advisory Committee, an investigatory panel assembled by the U.S. Sentencing Commission, officially convenes May 19 to tackle judicial reforms aimed at eradicating disparate sentences […]

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XCel Energy Legal Department Recognized As ACC Value Champion

May 19, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Association of Corporate Counsel announced today that Xcel Energy was named a 2015 ACC Value Champion for creating a legal efficiency strategies committee resulting in exemplary change management and a comprehensive approach to value, including improved client service, enhanced internal efficiency and reduced spending on outside counsel, according to an ACC press […]

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