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SCOTUS Hears Abercrombie Discrimination Case

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO In considering a religious discrimination case out of the 10th Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court tackled a legal Catch-22: If an employer decides not to hire an applicant because of a perceived religious conflict, is it discrimination if the employer was not expressly told? The high court heard oral arguments […]

Oil And Gas Task Force Reaches Questionable Compromise

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO After months of work, the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force has submitted to state lawmakers recommendations for how to balance the interests of environmental groups and the oil and gas industry. The task force had a difficult job from the outset: with members representing interests on both sides of […]

Bachus & Schanker Names New Equity Member

Bachus & Schanker recently named attorney David Krivit as equity member.

Robinson Waters & O’Dorisio Promotes One To Shareholder

Robinson Waters & O’Dorisio announced that Robert Bliss has been named a shareholder. Bliss is admitted to practice in Colorado and New Mexico and concentrates on franchise law, real estate and corporate law. Bliss graduated cum laude from the University of Arizona in 2001 with a bachelor’s degree in media arts and a minor  in political science. He […]

Legal Lasso: Sent From My Personal Email Account Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: JEFFERSON COUNTY IS TAKING ON SEX TRAFFICKING CRIMINAL SUSPECTS CAN SEARCH VICTIMS’ HOMES FOR THEIR DEFENSE RENEWABLE ENERGY STANDARDS REVISION DIES IN COMMITTEE US 36 TOLLS TROLL […]

Former DEA Heads Support Pot Lawsuit

March 3, 2015

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Efforts to remove Colorado’s marijuana laws were redoubled last week when nine former heads of the Drug Enforcement Agency added their support to a lawsuit filed against the State of Colorado by attorneys general from Nebraska and Oklahoma. The former administrators of the DEA on Feb. 19 filed an amicus curiae brief […]

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Federal, State Drone Regulations Up In The Air

March 3, 2015

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO When a federal agency announces a new system of regulations, perhaps the last reaction you expect to hear from a business is, “Finally.” But that is how many companies across the U.S. felt on Feb. 15 when the Federal Aviation Administration, with years in the making, issued proposed rules for […]

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Appeals Instill Hope For Juvenile Lifers

March 2, 2015

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO As juvenile lifers in Colorado wait for answers about the constitutionality of their sentences, two recent appellate decisions may give reason for cautious optimism. “Nothing’s guaranteed, but I hope good things will happen,” said Jeff Johnson, a 38-year-old inmate serving a life-without-parole sentence that he received when he was 17. […]

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Sony Hack Yields Lessons for Lawyers

March 2, 2015

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO In the wake of Sony Pictures’ catastrophic data breach in 2014, corporate lawyers will have a deeper involvement in enterprise data security efforts than ever before. This often forces the in-house counsel to advise on technological details that might not necessarily be in his or her wheelhouse, but experts say […]

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Paying It Forward 100 Years Later

March 2, 2015

By Tony Flesor, Hannah Garcia and Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO Almost 100 years ago, an act of professional kindness let one of Denver’s oldest law firms keep practicing not long after it was founded. In 1915, Mason Lewis and James Grant formed their namesake firm, Lewis and Grant, a predecessor to Davis Graham & Stubbs. […]

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Legal Lasso: Prosecutor Behaving Badly Edition

March 2, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: COLORADO SPRINGS PROSECUTOR CAME ON A LITTLE TOO STRONG IN COURT DPD ACCEPTS ITS MISTAKE OF LENIENCY COLORADO CAN TAKE LESSONS FROM A NEIGHBOR ON HOW TO HANDLE […]

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Legal Lasso: Running Out Of Snow Euphemisms Edition

February 27, 2015

While the snow is setting records this month, we're getting dangerously low on snow puns for Lasso titles.

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Legal Lasso: Snowed In Edition

February 26, 2015

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: OIL AND GAS TASK FORCE WAS GOOD FOR BUYING TIME, MAYBE NOT SOLVING PROBLEMS THAT’S A PRETTY GOOD AMOUNT OF SNOW OUTSIDE BOULDER CONSIDERS HEIGHT LIMIT FOR […]

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