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Legal Lasso: Scott Gessler’s A Busy Guy Edition

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SCOTT GESSLER IS ONE BUSY GUY, but particularly this week when he’s been in the headlines multiple times. Earlier this week, his name was in lights after sending out a round of letters to Colorado voters asking them to verify their voter registration and yesterday came news that other voters have asked for a meeting with him to discuss the November election. The Secretary of State is also facing suit from a former Colorado House of Representatives candidate who Gessler and the clerks in those two counties of “major violations of duty” and conducting elections that didn’t comply with state statutes, election rules or the Colorado Constitution.

VOTING FOR A CHANGE: Colorado Springs residents, who yesterday voted to lease Memorial Health System to University of Colorado Health. Under the 40-year lease agreement, the city gets $5.6 million annually, and University of Colorado Health will pay $3 million annually toward establishing a medical school at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

GROWING IT IS: Arrow Electronics acquires Redemtech Inc., a Columbus, Ohio company whose business is electronic and computer recycling.

MAKING AN OFFER: A California company is looking to buy Denver’s Magellan Petroleum for a cool $124 million.

ASKING TO BE HEARD: Victims of the Aurora shooting.

JUDGE DENIES BOULDER’S RESTRAINING ORDER REQUEST.

HEARING CASE ON ATTORNEY’S FEES: Colorado Supreme Court.

10TH CIRCUIT: “Student restraint not unconstitutional.”

CELEBS AND THEIR ATTORNEYS photographed together.

DOUGLAS COUNTY TO APPEAL STERLING RANCH RULING.

CONSIDERING NEXT STEPS: Boulder may annex some unincorporated neighborhoods connected to its electrical system if the city decides to create a municipal energy utility, the Daily Camera reports.

LEGAL BACK AND FORTH between a firm and former client.

AND SHE SAID/THEY SAID in the case of Stanford Law School with a former student.

OUR OWN HE SAID/HE SAID: Join us, and the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, on Oct. 2 for a debate between the two candidates running for District Attorney in the 18th Judicial District. 3:15 to 4:30 at Koelbel Library. RSVP to events@circuitmedia.com.

IN NATIONAL LAW FIRM NEWS, Pepper Hamilton acquires Louis Freeh’s law firm, consulting group.

NICELY DONE: MoFo and Wlimer Hale helped Apple in its $1 billion victory.

YOUR CULTURE FOR THE DAY, courtesy of Jon Stewart.

‘SLEEPER’ HOUSE (the Jetson’s place if you have kids) gets a rude awakening.

YOU LOVE THE HARD COPY EDITION, why not learn more about the e-book version of the C.R.S. Circuit Media and the CBA-CLE are publishing the Colorado Revised Statutes in eBook format!  Available in October, you’ll be able to download it to your eReader or smartphone for access anywhere.  Looking for referrals to increase business? Advertising in the C.R.S. eBook offers a cost-effective way to be seen by thousands of attorneys daily.  For all the details, email us at info@circuitmedia.com.

TODAY’S 10TH CIRCUIT DECISIONS

LATEST LAW WEEK SURVEYS, including the Colorado 200 survey where you share your firm’s stats.

THE NEWS SEEN, including a look at the movie screening last week at Davis Graham & Stubbs.

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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