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Legal Lasso: Happy Independence Day Edition

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HONORING ONE OF THEIR OWN: Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has received the most prestigious annual honor given by the . Suthers received the Kelley Wyman Memorial Award at the group’s meeting in June in Alaska. The annual award is given to the attorney general who has done the most to advance the objectives of the National Association of Attorneys General, which began in 1907.

ALSO HARD AT WORK: The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Colorado, which played a significant role in the investigation of GalxoSmith Kline, the British drug giant, which has agreed to pay $3 billion in a fraud settlement. The agreement also includes civil penalties for improper marketing of a half-dozen other drugs.

HEADED TO MALTA, Chief Justice John Roberts.

CAREFUL WHAT YOU TWEET FOR: A New York judge has ordered Twitter to release user information for an Occupy Wall Street protestor.

HEADED FOR RE-ELECTION: Buck, Garnett — who happen to be good friends despite their political stances.

INSIDE THE HOUSE OF CARDS (THAT DEWEY BUILT).

MOVING BACK TO U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, 18th Judicial Court Judge Valeria Spencer.

ALSO MOVING ON, Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center Deputy Director Tim Eirich.

CORPORATE DIRECTORS ON THE FIRING LINE, how to help.

SETTLING: DaVita for $55 million.

DEAL CLOSED for Zayo Group, which closed on its purchase of AboveNet.

MOVING TOWARD AN IPO: Louisville’s GlobeImmune.

ADDING FRACKING RULES, one more Front Range locale.

WHO WOULDN’T WANT TO VISIT AUCKLAND? Air New Zealand is considering flights to Denver.

NOW THAT’S A BIG FIREWORK!

TODAY’S 10TH CIRCUIT DECISIONS

COLORADO SUPREME COURT ARGUMENT SCHEDULE

COLORADO COURT OF APPEALS’ oral argument schedule.

THIS WEEK’S CBA CALENDAR

LATEST LAW WEEK SURVEYS, including 2nd Quarter Big Deals, Legal Professionals and Barrister’s Best.

THE NEWS SEEN

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