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ACCIDENTAL EMAIL EXCHANGE LANDS BAYLOR LAW IN COURT: An accidentally emailed spreadsheet of undergrad grade point averages, LSAT scores and other data is now fueling an age discrimination suit by a would-be Baylor law student who claims admissions officials wrongfully denied him a seat in the fall class and a full-ride scholarship. C. Michael Kamps, 55, alleges that officials repeatedly refused to consider that grade inflation has significantly depressed the value of his 3.2 grade point average from Texas A&M University, from which he graduated in 1979.

ALSO IN COURT: University of Iowa Law School.

IN THE RUNNING FOR DENVER’S INDEPENDENT MONITOR POSITION: Nicholas Mitchell of Silver & DeBoskey.

FINALISTS NAMED for Montrose bench vacancy.

ADDING TWO: Welborn Sullivan.

NO MORE CAMERAS in the courtroom for Suspect A’s future appearances.

CNN LOOKS AT CHAMBERS.

DOING THE RIGHT THING: Three of the five hospitals that treated shooting victims are reducing or eliminating their bills for treatment.

HEALTH-CARE REPORT: One in four Coloradans have a pre-existing medical condition.

PERLMUTTER ON GUN CONTROL: It’s a Congressional issue.

DEGETTE: “How many more moments of silence do we have to have?”

UNDER SCRUTINY: Proposed bonus plan for remaining Dewey employees.

TECH SURVEY: A third of lawyers use tablets, while some are still on dial up. Speaking of technology, check out next week’s issue to learn about the latest trends.

CRITICIZING THE CRITICS: Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor.

THE LAW AND EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES: Check out this 2-hour CLE on Aug. 8.

GIVING BACK: The Colorado Women’s Bar Association is hosting a summer membership social and fundraiser for Colorado wildfire victims.  Join them on Monday, July 30, at Second Home Kitchen & Bar (inside the JW Marriott Hotel at 150 Clayton Lane, Denver (Cherry Creek)) from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. RSVP by emailing: execdir@cwba.org.

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