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EPA Freshens Air With Proposed Rules

EPA Freshens Air With Proposed Rules

Colorado is ahead of the curve with existing methane regulations By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO In part of a far-reaching crackdown on air quality regulations, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday a set of new proposed rules to curb methane emissions from oil and gas producers. Although the rules put a tight leash on […]

Legal Lasso: A Busy Time For The Courts

Legal Lasso: A Busy Time For The Courts

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: CLOSING ARGUMENTS TO COME TODAY IN FERO’S BAR TRIAL JAMES HOLMES RECEIVES 12 LIFE SENTENCES BOULDER CALLS IN OUTSIDE FIRM TO ANALYZE POLICE ARREST RECORD EPA SAYS BOULDER […]

Lawsuit Alleges Police Cover-Up

Lawsuit Alleges Police Cover-Up

A Denver man says police retaliated against him after recording an arrest By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO As police behavior continues to gain public attention, bystanders become more frequently involved in incidents. But as bystanders become relied on for police oversight, the police themselves become more attuned to when cameras are recording around them. […]

Tire Case a Cautionary Tale

Tire Case a Cautionary Tale

Wrongful death settlement more about lesson than dollar amount By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO A recent multimillion-dollar settlement involving faulty tire treads is more cautionary tale than legal victory, according to personal injury attorney Christina Habas. After a man was ejected from a pickup truck in 2012 while traveling on I-70 east of Limon, Habas […]

Snell & Wilmer Adds Transactional Attorney

Corporate attorney Gary Graca joined Snell & Wilmer’s commercial finance and real estate groups in its Denver office, the firm announced Wednesday.

Legal Lasso: Burgers For Peace Edition

Legal Lasso: Burgers For Peace Edition

August 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: A GUILTY VERDICT FOR MURDERER OF LAKEWOOD LAWYER SHOULD WE EXPECT TO SEE A “SENATOR” BRAUCHLER? CONGRESS HAS A HARSH MESSAGE FOR THE EPA REGARDING MINE SPILL […]

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Guilty Verdict Given for Lakewood Attorney's Murder

Guilty Verdict Given for Lakewood Attorney’s Murder

August 25, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO A Jefferson County jury today found Warren Dale Watson guilty of the first-degree murder of Claudia Miller, a Lakewood attorney. Watson was found guilty on three counts of first-degree murder, three counts of sexual assault, two counts of aggravated robbery, seven counts of identity theft and one count of tampering with evidence. On March 5, […]

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The Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the largest specialty bar association in the state, announced Tuesday the election of Ross Pulkrabek from Jones & Keller in Denver to the position of president.

CTLA Announces New Officers

August 25, 2015

The Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the largest specialty bar association in the state, announced Tuesday the election of Ross Pulkrabek from Jones & Keller in Denver to the position of president.

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NLRB Calls False Start on University Football Union

NLRB Calls False Start on University Football Union

August 25, 2015

Board declines to assert jurisdiction in Northwestern University case By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO In a long-awaited decision that could have potentially transformed the relationship between NCAA athletes and private universities, the National Labor Relations Board instead abstained on a unionization attempt by collegiate football players. The NLRB ruled it won’t assert jurisdiction in […]

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Empty Seats: From theater to courtroom, Holmes saga ends in life sentence

Empty Seats: From theater to courtroom, Holmes saga ends in life sentence

August 25, 2015

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO Although James Holmes avoided joining the slim ranks on Colorado’s death row, the case won’t necessarily end with his final sentencing hearing slated for Aug. 24–26. Holmes, found guilty of killing 12 and injuring 70 in a mass shooting eclipsed only by the Columbine High School massacre as the […]

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Legal Lasso: Stay Behind The Velvet Rope Edition

Legal Lasso: Stay Behind The Velvet Rope Edition

August 25, 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: DENVER CITY COUNCIL PUTS STAMP OF APPROVAL ON SALES TAX INCREASE BOULDER LAWYER LOOKS TO FILL SCHOOL BOARD SEAT “TALK ABOUT AWKWARD:” DURANGO AND LA PLATA OFFICIALS […]

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Phil Weiser to Step Down as CU Law Dean

Phil Weiser to Step Down as CU Law Dean

August 24, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today announced that Dean Phil Weiser will step down as dean and return to the faculty of the University of Colorado Law School on July 1, 2016. Weiser, who will have served in the post for five years when he steps down next summer, will […]

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Lathrop & Gage Adds To Energy Practice

Lathrop & Gage Adds To Energy Practice

August 24, 2015

LAW WEEK COLORADO Lathrop & Gage announced today that Julie Clark, of counsel, recently joined the firm’s energy practice team in Denver. Clark joins the firm from Fox Rothschild. Clark has knowledge and experience in oil and gas title examination and litigation. She also has conducted title examination and due diligence related to financing transactions […]

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