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Legal Lasso: Heading Off A Hurricane Edition

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RE-WRITING SCRIPT FOR THE CONVENTION? Republicans may be as a tropic storm bears down on Tampa.

HIRING MORE OUTSIDE LAWYERS: The University of Colorado Denver for additional employees who may have a connection to theater shooting suspect James Holmes.

SUING PERA: The city of Colorado Springs. On Aug. 15, attorneys for Colorado Springs filed a lawsuit asking a judge to rule that the city owes nothing to Colorado’s Public Employees Retirement Association, or PERA, if Memorial withdraws its roughly 4,000 employees from the pension system should voters approve a lease to University of Colorado Health.

POINT: Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett on insanity defenses.

COUNTER-POINT: 30-year criminal defense attorney Alexander Garlin.

IN THE COURTS: Douglas County-based Dish Network and Fox, which is suing the cable provider over it’s commercial skipping device.

CHECK PLEASE: Legal experts say Apple, Samsung face sky high legal fees.

A LOOK AT THE SUIT BETWEEN THEM, and how Apple won big.

SECURING $7 MILLION IN FINANCING: Boulder-based hearing device maker Sophono.

ACQUIRING THE COMPETITION: Hertz to buy Dollar Thrifty for $2.3 billion.

WELL, LOOK AT THAT: Research suggests that studying for the LSAT makes you smarter.

UNDER FIRE: Sec. of State Scott Gessler for a rule that allows clerks to skip mailing ballots to inactive voters.

WORKING THINGS OUT: CU graduate and accused trespasser Zoey Ripple with the Boulder District Attorney’s Office.

THAT’S A BIG JUMP: Car sales jump 36 percent from July 2011 to July 2012.

WHAT’S NEXT FOR ARMSTRONG’S PELETON (of lawyers that is).

PRO-CYCLING ROUNDUP, in pictures.

TODAY’S 10TH CIRCUIT DECISIONS

TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENTS from the Colorado Supreme Court.

THIS WEEK’S CBA CALENDAR

LATEST LAW WEEK SURVEYS

THE NEWS SEEN

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.

THIS WEEK’S FEDERAL COURT CALENDARS available here.

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