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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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Colorado AG Asks To Lift Stays On Same-Sex Marriage Decision

LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Supreme Court this morning denied review of all seven of the petitions from the lower Federal Circuit Courts that arose from challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage. The Colorado Attorney General’s Office today said, because the 10th Circuit Court, which has jurisdiction over Colorado, struck down Utah and Oklahoma’s […]

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Republicans Win Super-PAC Suit

A district judge sided with the Colorado Republican Party in its efforts to establish its own Super PAC, while a local watchdog group is decrying the ruling as an erasure of state law surrounding political contributions.

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Air Duct Cleaning Companies Shut Down In District Court

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Denver District Court judge permanently barred Andre Shatyko and Alexander Kurdyukov and their companies, Seabreeze Air, LLC; Seabreeze Air; Quality Air; Quality Air “LLC”; and Fresh Air, LLC from advertising or performing air-duct cleaning services in Colorado. Using Groupon, LivingSocial and ValPak, Seabreeze offered services at low […]

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