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Legal Lasso: Law School Is Still ‘A Dodgy Investment’

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GIVING THE A-OKAY: Attorney General John Suthers with the Memorial Health Systems plan.

STILL A DODGY INVESTMENT: Law school, says a Vanderbilt Law School professor. ”My overall assessment today is much the same as it was in 2009: Law school is a very risky (and expensive) investment; it should not be undertaken lightly,” said Herwig Schlunk.

SAYING THEIR PIECE: Neighbors of a proposed development project off of Colorado Boulevard.

NEW FACE: Denver’s next Independent Monitor is an attorney from Silver & DeBoskey.

DENVER GRAND JURY INDICTS TWO MEN in connection with a series of real-estate scams.

FUELING ILLEGAL TRADE: Colorado’s medical marijuana industry.

STORY KEEPS GOING IN ASPEN: The saga involving elections activist Marilyn Marks and the city of Aspen over the right to inspect voter ballots continues. In a ruling issued Tuesday, Pitkin County District Court Judge Gail Nichols sided with the city on issues related to the May 2011 municipal election, which featured races for mayor and City Council.

CHARGED AS JUVENILE: This Boulder teen, who struck a pedestrian with his truck in February.

DID SUSPECT’S PSYCHIATRIST TRY TO WARN? 

GOOD BUSINESS NEWS: Liberty Global reverses loss from 2011 2nd quarter.

WHAT NOT TO SAY TO MILLENIALS (according to Paul Campos).

HE SAID IT: “I’m not cantankerous. I express myself vividly.” — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

JURY-GOSSIP POOL WILL DELAY JUSTICE.

WELL, THAT WAS FAST! Great American Beer Festival tickets sold out in less than an hour.

GIVEN THIS MONTH’S BLUE MOON (next one won’t be until 2015), check out these 10 great camping spots for star gazing.

YESTERDAY’S ANNOUNCEMENTS from the Colorado Court of Appeals

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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.

NEXT WEEK’S FEDERAL COURT CALENDARS available here.

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