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Legal Lasso: Movers & Shakers Edition

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MOFO ADDS TWO HEAVY HITTERS: Janus Capital Funds’ General Counsel Kelly Howes and Brian Neil Hoffman, a senior attorney in the division of enforcement in the Chicago Regional Office of the Securities & Exchange Commission.

IS COLORADO’S DEATH PENALTY LAW UNCONSTITUTIONAL? Three law professors argue that’s the case.

ANOTHER LOOK AT THE CANDIDATES WHO MAY MAKE A DEATH PENALTY DECISION. The race between Ethan Feldman and George Brauchler will stay under the microscope through November. The Denver Post takes a look at the two candidates.

SUSPECTS DOCTOR WENT TO COPS, says ABC News. A psychiatrist who treated suspected movie-theater killer James Holmes reported unspecified concerns about him to a University of Colorado police officer before the July 20 attack at the Century Aurora 16, ABC News reported Monday, citing unnamed sources. Both candidates have had experience with death-penalty cases: Brauchler, working with the prosecution in a military case; and Feldman — a former judge and prosecutor — as a defense attorney.

HEADLINING CJI’S EVENT: Three former Iowa Supreme Court justices who were ousted following a historic ruling supporting gay marriage rights will headline a gathering of Colorado jurists this fall. The three, including the court’s former chief justice, will discuss the lessons learned from the episode at the Colorado Judicial Institute’s 10th Annual Judicial Excellence for Colorado Dinner on Nov. 14.

INTERESTING NEW TOOL SOME FIRMS ARE USING.

IT’S A UNIQUE PRACTICE AREA, but the clients sure are friendly.

10 TIPS TO KEEP SOCIAL NETWORKING IN LINE WITH ABA ETHICS.

MULLING IT OVER: Former Dewey partners.

NO GO FOR OVERSEAS LAW SCHOOLS, says the ABA.

ONLY A HANDFUL OF BALLOT INITIATIVES WILL MAKE IT ONTO THE BALLOT: A look at the handful Secretary of State Scott Gessler is verifying for the November election.

DOUBLING PRODUCTION: DCP Midstream in Northern Colorado.

DOING WELL BY DOING GOOD: 13 of Denver’s firms recognized for empowering women.

GOOD FOR YOU: Ireland Stapleton attorney will chair employment section of Colorado Bar Association.

BECAUSE IT’S FUN, you should visit google.com today and jump the hurdles.

ONE SINGULAR SENSATION.

TODAY’S 10TH CIRCUIT DECISIONS

MONDAY: TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENTS from the Colorado Supreme Court.

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IN-HOUSE AND LOOKING FOR CLEs? Look no further than Circuit Media’s General Counsel Forum on Aug. 28. RSVP to events@circuitmedia.com.

SAVE THE DATE: Circuit Media’s party to celebrate Colorado’s newly elected legislature will be held at the History Colorado Center on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Sponsorship details for Capitol Rock are available by emailing us at info@circuitmedia.com.

Heading out on the town? Tweet us at @BarefootPRDen or email us at barefootpr@me.com to let us know about it. And if you’re lucky, we will swing by!

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