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10th District Courts Will Close During Relocation

LAW WEEK COLORADO Between Aug. 1 and 4, the 10th Judicial District (Pueblo County) will be closed to relocate district court, county court and administration from the current courthouse at 320 W. 10th Street to the new Dennis Maes Pueblo Judicial Building, located at 501 N. Elizabeth, Room 116. Probation is relocating from 1120 Court […]

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New Member Appointed To 6th District Judicial Nominating Commission

LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced an appointment to the 6th Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission. Robert Campbell Duthie III of Durango, to serve as an attorney and as a Democrat from La Plata County. Appointed for a term expiring December 31, 2019. Each judicial district nominating commission consists of seven citizens residing […]

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Jury Returns $2.5 Million In Auto Case

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Attorneys at Peters & Nolan secured a verdict that quadrupled what an insurance company was willing to pay their client, according to one of the firm’s partners. Andrew Peters said the short version is: “Our client (Mary Spendrup) brought an uninsured motorist claim against AmFam. AmFam treated her like garbage and […]

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Attorneys General Settle Apple E-Book Lawsuit

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced a settlement of a lawsuit against Apple Inc. related to the company’s participation in a price-fixing conspiracy in the market for e-books. As a result of the settlement, consumers across the country will receive $400 million if the district court’s liability holding is ultimately affirmed. […]

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Suit Opens Floodgates For Competitors

By Jordan Lipp and Ed Hafer, DAVIS GRAHAM & STUBBS On June 12, in a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court opened the floodgates to food, beverage and dietary supplement labeling lawsuits between competitors. However, the court did not open the floodgates as far as many consumer attorneys had hoped, and industry attorneys had feared, […]

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Breadth Of Hobby Lobby Decision Uncertain

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in the Hobby Lobby case has left many wondering what the decision means for pro-choice advocates and what it means for businesses. Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court published an opinion on Burwell, Secretary of Health and Human Services v. Hobby Lobby, a 5-4 […]

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IP Field Is Murky For Practitioners

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Although the opening of a U.S. satellite patent office in Denver may act as bait for new jobs in the competitive practice of intellectual property, attorneys will still have to contend with a murky field, according to experts. Coinciding with the office’s opening on June 30, the Rocky Mountain IP […]

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Court Outlines Privilege Exception

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO When a patient makes explicit threats against someone during a therapy session, a psychiatrist can bet on finding himself in a courtroom, according to the Colorado Supreme Court. In a June 23 decision in People v. Kailey, the state’s highest court concluded that a trial court erred when it suppressed […]

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