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Legal Lasso: School’s Back And It’s Getting Busy Again Edition

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GOING INTO EFFECT: Metro State University’s new tuition policy for undocumented students.

REVIEWING OIL & GAS REGS: Boulder’s City Commissioners.

WORKING TO RIGHT A WRONG: Inspired by the recent exoneration of a Colorado man, a Denver lawmaker has taken the first step toward preparing a bill that would compensate those wrongfully convicted. Rep. Angela Williams, D-Denver, has registered a title for a bill: “Compensation for a Person Wrongly Convicted of a Crime and Acquitted by DNA Evidence.” The Denver Post reports that Sen. Lucia Guzman, D-Denver, has agreed to sponsor the bill in the Senate.

HAVE A GO TO EXPERT? Tell us about him or her for our annual experts issue.

SITTING DOWN TO CHAT: Greenberg Traurig’s chief executive officer Richard Rosenbaum, who discussed the firm’s last year.

HAVE A BEST LAWYER? We’re interested in hearing about new additions to this year’s Best Lawyers list — or some of your veterans who had an interesting year. What made your attorneys stand out for Best Lawyers? Drop us a line here.

AWARD RESCINDED AFTER BUCKING HEALTH-CARE LAW.

GOOD FOR YOU: Fort Collins attorney Tom Metier is now certified as a civil pretrial advocate by the National Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy.

STILL A FEW SEATS LEFT: RSVP today to our general counsel forum scheduled for a week from today at the University of Denver starting at 4:30.

WORKING ON FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE FORMS: Boulder’s city attorney Tom Carr.

VOTING ON A NEW TAX PLAN: Denver voters come November.

JUDGE TO GOOGLE: ‘Back to the drawing board with your disclosures.’

EARNING ITS RABBLE ROUSING REPUTATION, Google, again.

THIS IS ROCKET SCIENCE: NASA has selected Lockheed Martin Space Systems to build the next Mars probe.

TAKING A LOOK AT ITS WAISTLINE: Boston Market is cutting the salt in some of its recipes.

TODAY’S 10TH CIRCUIT DECISIONS

COLORADO SUPREME COURT ARGUMENT SCHEDULE

LATEST LAW WEEK SURVEYS: Take some time now to fill us in on your firm for our annual Colorado 200 survey.

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.

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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