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IP Law Has New Challenges In Marijuana Published State Court Opinions Legal Lasso: Space Is Neat Edition AG Announces $1 Million Grant For Domestic Violence Center Construction Defects Bills Move Out Of Senate
 

IP Law Has New Challenges In Marijuana

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Lawyers have entered uncharted land as more and more practices expand into the marijuana realm. Intellectual property has shown this to be true perhaps more than any other practice area. With marijuana still federally outlawed, the list of intellectual property protections for pot businesses is fairly short. IP lawyers must […]

Published State Court Opinions

Compiled by Tony Flesor and Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO Editor’s note: Summaries are pulled directly from court opinions and are edited for space. Colorado State Court of Appeals April 9 opinions: People v. Carter Javad Marshall-Fields was set to testify against Robert Ray over a shooting that occurred. Ray instructed Parish Ramon Carter to approach Marshall-Fields […]

Legal Lasso: Space Is Neat Edition

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF Happy Birthday Hubble! Today marks 25 years of incredible images. Today’s the final day to submit responses for Q1 Big Deals. Make sure to get yours in by 5pm. IN LOCAL NEWS: HOUSE TO VOTE ON RED LIGHT CAMERAS FOR COLORADO TODAY. Meanwhile, they could be on their […]

AG Announces $1 Million Grant For Domestic Violence Center

LAW WEEK COLORADO In honor of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced April 21 a $1 million grant was awarded to the Rose Andom Center to finance its capital campaign. Funds from the National Mortgage Settlement are being allocated to complete Colorado’s first-ever center dedicated to addressing the various needs of […]

Construction Defects Bills Move Out Of Senate

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO After weeks of layovers in the Senate, Colorado’s construction defects bills have cleared the first legislative hurdle and have moved on to the House. The bill proposing the most significant reforms, Senate Bill 177, will likely rely on the stamp of approval from Speaker of the House Dickey Lee Hullinghorst. […]

Legal Lasso: New AG To-Be Edition

April 23, 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: CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS BILL JOINS ITS PARTNER IN THE HOUSE KILL COMMITTEE BOULDER CITY ATTORNEY TO WEIGH IN ON DEVELOPMENT PLAN TITLE INSURANCE COMMITTEE LOOKS LIKE A SURE […]

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DOJ Can Still Pursue MMJ Prosecution

April 23, 2015

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Amid a policy debate about marijuana weaving its way through state legislatures, Congress and courts, the U.S. Department of Justice and two lawmakers are at odds about the meaning of a new federal provision governing medical marijuana. And despite claims from advocates, the law may not bar the Justice Department […]

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Semple Farrington & Everall Name New Partners

April 22, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Semple Farrington & Everall announced that Holly Ortiz and Susanne Kim have become partners in the firm. Both Ortiz and Kim practice labor and employment and education law. Kim practices primarily in education, labor and employment, and civil litigation. She focuses on the education of students with disabilities, assisting school districts with […]

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From Army Ranger To Attorney

April 22, 2015

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO At a LAw School orientation at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Jason Crow felt the stark contrast between himself and his peers. He typically introduced himself by saying what he did before deciding to become a lawyer. He used to be in the Army Rangers, he said, […]

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Legal Lasso: Earth Day Edition

April 22, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! Enjoy some Earth Day nature views from the original nature photographer, Ansel Adams COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: GRINCH WHO STOLE THE GRINCH WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS SENTENCED IN COLORADO SPRINGS NOBLE ENERGY […]

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Lessons Learned In Marijuana Regulation

April 22, 2015

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO When a state pioneers a market like retail marijuana, 15 months can yield myriad regulatory lessons. Yet it hasn’t been long enough since Amendment 64’s enactment to determine some of the lasting impacts that recreational marijuana will have on Colorado’s economy, safety and health. But with the 2015 legislative session […]

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Legal Lasso: Get Outside Edition

April 21, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! I wish I were celebrating National Parks Week this week. Hopefully our readers find a chance to get to the mountains soon. COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF Responses are due Friday for Law Week’s Q1 […]

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International Law Organization Has Denver Connections

April 21, 2015

By Tony Flesor, Doug Chartier and Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Last week, an international organization of attorneys launched with the assistance of a Denver lawyer. The organization, Ally Law, takes a global approach to providing legal services with an orientation to value and efficiency. Paul Franke, an attorney in Moye White’s trial section, played a […]

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