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Property Owners Split $1.26M Settlement

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO A recent Teller County District Court trial was stopped after one week so the parties could settle. The decision to settle might have been precipitated by a judge’s ruling that allowed the plaintiffs to pursue punitive claims and a ruling that prevented the defense from making a key argument to […]

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SCOTUS Puts Marriage On The Docket

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Months after rejecting requests to consider the constitutional implications of same-sex marriage, the nation’s highest court agreed on Jan. 16 to review cases that could settle the question once and for all. But within case law, nothing is ever so certain. “I think what’s really interesting and complicated about this […]

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Governor Announces Appointment To 20th District Judicial Performance Commission

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Thursday the appointment to the 20th Judicial District Judicial Performance Commission.

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Boobies Rock! Founder Receives 6-Month Jail Sentence

The man who made headlines for swindling donations through a fake breast-cancer charity fundraiser will serve an additional six months in jail after a repeat offense, according to the Colorado Attorney General’s Office.

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PI Lawyers See More Attorney Adjusters

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO With sagging legal employment, more attorneys are turning to careers as insurance adjusters. For personal injury lawyers, the trend marks a change in the practice area that is both good and bad. While it represents a path to a professional career for people holding law degrees, it also brings new […]

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New 8th Judicial District Wellness Court Offers Public Open House

Members of the public are invited to an open house to introduce a new problem-solving court designed to provide treatment and other resources to people with mental illness involved in the criminal justice system.

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Respondent Parents’ Counsel Seeks Applicants For Commission To Govern New Office

A work group, which formed in 2014 to improve the Respondent Parents’ Counsel system and prepare for establishment of a new office, has begun seeking applicants for members of the office’s governing commission.

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Ethics Watch Succeeds In Electioneering Case

LAW WEEK COLORADO Ethics Watch announced today that a Colorado administrative judge has ordered Colorado Campaign for Life and Rocky Mountain Gun Owners to pay $8,500 each in fines to the state and file disclosures of spending and earmarked contributions for mailings that attacked and supported candidates in two Republican state Senate primaries in June […]

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