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Greenhouse Gas Regulation: What’s Next For CO?

By Olivia Lucas and Caroline Lee, FAEGRE BAKER DANIELS This year has seen major developments in greenhouse gas regulation on both the state and federal level, which promise repercussions in the future. On the federal level, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed carbon dioxide standards for existing power plants on June 2, following its September 2013 proposal [...]

States, Feds Offer Incentives For Brownfields

By Rebecca Almon , IRELAND STAPLETON PRYOR & PASCOE If you’ve ever passed a prime corner location and thought “Why hasn’t that property been developed yet?” Keep reading. Unfortunately, that excitement all too often fades to disappointment when you realize the lot is vacant because the prior business was a gas station, or a dry cleaner, [...]

Legal Lasso: Who You Gonna Call Edition

We're headed to press a day early this week, so things are bit hectic in our office (also a little cramped). In today's legal headlines, a civil rights suit is now pending against Denver cops (who incidentally have also asked to camera up). In other news, debates for Senate, Governor and others are scheduled and we're curious where all the women candidates have gone?

John Gleason To Join Burns Figa & Will

LAW WEEK COLORADO Former Colorado Supreme Court Attorney Regulation Counsel John Gleason announced today that he will join the Greenwood Village law firm of Burns Figa & Will on September 15th Gleason will focus on professional licensure matters in both the legal and medical professions. For more than 25 years, Gleason worked in or led the Colorado Supreme [...]

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Adds To Government Practice

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lewis Roca Rothgerber announced that Dietrich Hoefner joined the firm’s government and regulatory affairs practice. Hoefner is an associate based out of the firm’s Denver office. Hoefner practices in the areas of environmental and natural resources law, representing clients with interests in the energy and utilities sectors. His experience includes public utilities law and policy, environmental [...]

AGs Work Between Rock, Hard Place

27 August 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Attorney General John Suthers spoke last week as a disciple of Sir Thomas Moore, whom he called “the patron saint of lawyers and judges.” In a speech given Wednesday to the Colorado chapter of the Federalist Society, Suthers explained his recent defense of Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban and discussed [...]

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Legal Lasso: Shocked By Yesterday’s Storm Edition

27 August 2014

While yesterday's storm may have shocked us a bit more than we'd have liked, today's headlines are a bit more disconcerting — battles over leg room, the return of TABOR suits and the Xcel/Boulder fight continues.

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RCA Bolsters Environmental Practice With Gilbert

26 August 2014

Ryley Carlock & Applewhite announced Aug. 26 that Alan Gilbert joined the firm's Denver office as of counsel in is environment, natural resources and energy practice.

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Husch Blackwell Names New Managing Partner

26 August 2014

LAW WEEK COLORADO Husch Blackwell announced today  that Kevin Kelley has been selected as the new managing partner for the Denver office, effective Sept. 1. Mary Stuart, who held the role for the past five years, will continue serving on the firm’s executive board and continues her practice focusing on labor and employment matters in [...]

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Case Challenges Constitutionality Of FCPA

26 August 2014

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO   Lawyers for two former telecommunications executives convicted of bribery are petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to narrow the reach of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, challenging what they call the government’s “we-know-it-when-we-see-it” approach to the law.   The attorneys, who represent former Terra Telecommunications Corp. executives Joel Esquenazi and [...]

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State Models Judicial Selection Process

26 August 2014

By Marilyn Chappell, WELLS ANDERSON RACE Nearly 50 years ago, in 1966, Colorado voters adopted a merit-based judicial selection and retention system under which state judges (and justices) are appointed rather than elected based on partisan politics. That system has withstood the test of time, and has produced a quality state court bench. The features of [...]

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USPTO Teleworking Program Under Scrutiny

26 August 2014

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO There might be a good reason why the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is considered one of the federal government’s “best places to work.” Many of the agency’s patent examiners are allowed to work from home, and many of them are seemingly not working as much as they’re expected. The [...]

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Legal Lasso: National Dog Day Edition

26 August 2014

There are rumors that Gov. Hickenlooper might grant clemency in the Nathan Dunlap case, but we want to know about Wayne Thomas (if you don't know who he is, read this week's paper). Happy Tuesday!

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