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SETTLING UP: A Denver pharmacy will pay $87,500 to resolve allegations that it violated provisions of the Controlled Substances Act, the U.S. attorney for the District of Colorado announced Thursday.
WORTH THE EXPENSE? Legal educators love to complain about so-called “law school porn” — the postcards, letters and glossy magazines that schools send out each fall touting their achievements in hopes of boosting their U.S. News & World Report rankings. It turns out that all that moaning may be valid. A study of the materials’ influence on U.S. News found little correlation between the amount and content of mailings and improved rankings.
MAKING NATIONAL HEADLINES: CBS 4′s Shaun Boyd’s interview with Mitt Romney.
GIVING OKAY TO VERIZON: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a spectrum-swap deal between a consortium of cable TV companies and Verizon Wireless, and other mobile phone carriers, including the parent company of Cricket wireless. The approval comes days after Charlie Ergen, chairman and founder of satellite TV company Dish Network Corp., said Dish would be put at a competitive disadvantage if the FCC approved the Verizon deal ahead of his own company’s spectrum request before the FCC.
HAVING SOME LAYOFFS: The Denver office of Bryan Cave HRO.
TODDLERS & TIARAS MAKES IT TO FAMILY COURT, where one father is fighting for custody of his daughter.
INSIDE LOOK AT JUSTICE GINSBURG from one of her former clerks.
CHEMERINSKY: “Affordable law school not possible.”
A GOOD KNOW QUIZ OF THE DAY: Women in politics.
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