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New Judgeship Created In 12th District

After the legislature created a new judgeship with House Bill 1034, signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on March 20, the Twelfth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Alamosa Combined Court on May 18 to interview and select nominees for gubernatorial appointment to the new position, effective July 1.

Denver District Court Judge Finalists Announced

Three nominees for a Denver County court judge position were announced Friday.

Colorado AG Responds To Pot Lawsuit

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman met today’s deadline to respond to a pot lawsuit filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by the attorneys general of Nebraska and Oklahoma. The lawsuit seeks to overturn the citizen-initiated and voter-approved laws that enable Colorado to monitor and control recreational marijuana businesses. Colorado’s response asks the court to […]

Legal Lasso: The Dr. Chaps Show Edition

Today's the day, Law Week readers! Colorado enters the judicial Thunderdome to defend marijuana legalization.

Published State Court Opinions

Compiled by Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Editor’s note: Summaries are pulled directly from court opinions and edited for clarity and space. COLORADO SUPREME COURT March 16 opinions: People v. Carrion This interlocutory appeal challenged the trial court’s order suppressing statements made by defendant Luis Carrion, a native Spanish speaker, during custodial interrogation. Interrogating officers gave […]

New Judgeship Created In 12th District

March 27, 2015

After the legislature created a new judgeship with House Bill 1034, signed by Gov. John Hickenlooper on March 20, the Twelfth Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet at the Alamosa Combined Court on May 18 to interview and select nominees for gubernatorial appointment to the new position, effective July 1.

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Denver District Court Judge Finalists Announced

March 27, 2015

Three nominees for a Denver County court judge position were announced Friday.

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Colorado AG Responds To Pot Lawsuit

March 27, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman met today’s deadline to respond to a pot lawsuit filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by the attorneys general of Nebraska and Oklahoma. The lawsuit seeks to overturn the citizen-initiated and voter-approved laws that enable Colorado to monitor and control recreational marijuana businesses. Colorado’s response asks the court to […]

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Legal Lasso: The Dr. Chaps Show Edition

March 27, 2015

Today's the day, Law Week readers! Colorado enters the judicial Thunderdome to defend marijuana legalization.

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Published State Court Opinions

March 27, 2015

Compiled by Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Editor’s note: Summaries are pulled directly from court opinions and edited for clarity and space. COLORADO SUPREME COURT March 16 opinions: People v. Carrion This interlocutory appeal challenged the trial court’s order suppressing statements made by defendant Luis Carrion, a native Spanish speaker, during custodial interrogation. Interrogating officers gave […]

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Drilling Colorado’s Own Pipeline To Diversity In Law

March 27, 2015

By Lorenzo A. Trujillo To become a lawyer is to obtain power. Lawyers make the law, interpret its scope and execute its potentially devastating effect. Yet, if there is unequal access to this most powerful of professions, the law’s very effectiveness is eroded and upended. Stratification along racial or socioeconomic lines in our lawyerly class […]

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Lathrop & Gage Bolsters IP Practice

March 26, 2015

Lathrop & Gage announced Thursday that Donna Gonzales joined the firm’s intellectual property group as an associate in Denver.

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Spot Opens For 11th Judicial District Judgeship

March 26, 2015

With the retirement of Judge Charles Barton, a vacancy on the 11th Judicial District bench will open July 1. The nominating commission will meet at the Fremont Combined Court in Canon City on May 11 to interview and select nominees for gubernatorial appointment to the office of district judge. The 11th Judicial District includes Chaffee, Custer, Fremont and Park counties.

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