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Denver Attorney Sentenced For Conspiracy To Defraud U.S.

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado attorney Eva Melissa Sugar, of Aurora, was sentenced earlier this week by U.S. District Court Judge John Kane to serve 18 months in federal prison for conspiracy to defraud the United States in connection with the collection of taxes, United States Attorney John Walsh and IRS criminal investigation special agent in […]

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22nd District Offers Small-Claims Clinic For Pro Se Litigants

Self-representing litigants within the small-claims court in the 22nd Judicial District, which include Dolores and Montezuma counties, will have the opportunity to learn more about the court process at an upcoming legal clinic.

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McNulty Appointed 1st District Chief Judge

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice has appointed District Court Judge Philip James McNulty as the new chief judge for the 1st Judicial District, which includes Gilpin and Jefferson counties. McNulty replaces retiring Chief Judge Stephen Munsinger, who was appointed to the district court bench in July 2001 and named chief […]

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Finalists Selected For 1st District Judgeship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 1st Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a district court judgeship created by the retirement of Judge Stephen Munsinger, effective Nov. 17. Nominees Todd Kastetter and KJ Moore of Littleton, and Laura Tighe of Golden were selected by the commission on Oct. 17. Under the Colorado constitution, the […]

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Federal Jury Awards $4.65 Million In Jail-Death Case

More than four years after Marvin Booker died in Denver’s downtown jail while struggling with deputies, a federal jury awarded his family a record $4.65 million in damages on Oct. 14

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Appellate Court To Hear Oral Arguments At Central High School

The Colorado Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in two cases on Oct. 16 at Central High School before an audience of students. The public also is invited to attend.

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Ethics Watch Still Fighting GOP Super PAC

A state watchdog group is challenging a judge’s order that allowed the Colorado Republican Party to continue operating a Super PAC.

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Colorado Supreme Court Clears Way For Same-Sex Marriages

LAW WEEK COLORADO This post has been updated to reflect continuing developments This morning, the Colorado Supreme Court removed the remaining legal obstacles to same-sex marriages in Colorado. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said in a press release, “Beginning today, Colorado’s 64 county clerks are legally required to issue licenses to same-sex couples who request them. […]

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