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10 LEGAL QUESTIONS FOR TONIGHT’S DEBATE

NOTABLE JUDGES: Here is a list of top litigators’ picks for most impressive federal district court judges in the land.

DEMISE OF DOMA FIGHT? House Democrats say their GOP counterparts need to give up the fight for the Defense of Marriage Act.

BIG BROTHER: A Texas judge is asking whether investigators are telling courts enough about their collecting of cellphone data.

CHALLENGE PENDING: To the president’s power to remove a tax court judge.

FIERCE BATTLE? After Westword’s latest cover story on the 18th Judicial District’s top prosecutor and the issue of the death penalty for James Holmes, some national outlets are talking about a “fierce battle” for DA in Colorado’s most populous jurisdiction.

WELL … The closest this race has come to rough is Democrat Ethan Feldman’s latest mailer, which gives a checklist of everything he says he is and his opponent, George Brauchler, is not.

COLORADO FEELING THE LOVE: Obama, Romeny and Ryan all have events in the state this week.

CHEATING WHILE CHOKING? The NFL is investigating whether San Diego Chargers receivers used a banned sticky substance in their implosion last week against the Broncos.

LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD: Denver courts on Tuesday will ask visitors for their opinions of the court services.

IF YOU’VE GOT AN AFTERNOON: An interesting (but long) series of articles about the future of Big Law, oh-so optimistically titled, “Growth is Dead.” Part 5 seems most like the author’s Clif Notes.

PICS FROM THE COLORADO 200 POWER HOUR

COLORADO SUPREME COURT ARGUMENT SCHEDULE

COLORADO COURT OF APPEALS’ oral argument schedule.

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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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