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David Goldberg Appointed To 2nd District Judgeship

Greenberg Traurig shareholder David Goldberg will serve as district court judge in the 2nd Judicial District, which includes the City and County of Denver, effective June 1, the governor announced Wednesday.

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Final Three Announced For Appeals Court Judgeship

The clock is now ticking for the governor to select the next Colorado Court of Appeals Judge, and the three finalists include a business litigator, an appellate attorney and a former prosecutor turned judge.

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Two Attorneys, Judge Up For 11th District Judgeship

Two private attorneys and a Park County judge were selected as finalists by the 11th Judicial District nominating commission for a district court judgeship that begins this summer.

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Applications Available For 20th District Judgeship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 20th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet June 29 at the Boulder County Combined Court to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the 20th District. The vacancy will be created by the retirement of Judge D.D. Mallard. The vacancy will occur on […]

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Application Period Extended For New 12th District Judgeship

The Colorado Judicial Branch announced Thursday it has extended the application period for a district court vacancy in the 12th Judicial District. Originally May 4, the deadline is now May 18. The nominating commission decided to extend the application period to allow additional interested candidates time to file an application, according to the judicial branch.

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Personhood And Political Ire

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO State lawmakers, for better or worse, are concerned about the goings on in the collective wombs of Colorado women. A so-called “fetal homicide” bill that would make it possible to bring murder charges in cases of involuntary feticide passed the Colorado Senate last week, although with dim prospects and healthy […]

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Habitual Offender Sentences: Irrational Or Just Ironic?

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Supreme Court tackled an equal protection question last week regarding a narrow subset of the state’s habitual offenders. Thursday morning, the justices heard oral arguments in Dean v. People, a case that arose out of a 2012 Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that upheld the defendant’s conviction. Specifically, […]

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Three Finalists Named For 2nd District Judgeship

Three Denver attorneys — a private litigator, public defender and a prosecutor — are up for a spot on the bench in Colorado’s 2nd Judicial District after the nominating commission narrowed the pool of candidates May 4.

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