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Strong Sisters: Elected Women in Colorado

Strong Sisters: Elected Women in Colorado

CWBA hosts fundraiser, presents inspirational film By Sarah Green LAW WEEK COLORADO In an effort to educate audiences of the barriers women face when running for office, The Colorado Women’s Bar Association hosted a fundraising event Aug. 23 at the Sie FilmCenter in Denver where it premiered a documentary film highlighting elected women who currently […]

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Six Finalists Selected for Two Vacancies in 8th Judicial District

The 8th Judicial District Nominating Commission announced Aug. 29 its nomination of six candidates for two soon-to-be vacant seats on the district court bench.

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FTC Firms Grip on Cybersecurity Enforcement

FTC Firms Grip on Cybersecurity Enforcement

Commission says lax security, even without a breach, is enough to merit action against companies By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO If a company’s data security practices are subpar, it shouldn’t wait for a breach to happen before it makes the appropriate improvements — if only because the Federal Trade Commission won’t wait for a breach […]

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Six Considered for Arapahoe County Judgeships

Six Considered for Arapahoe County Judgeships

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated six candidates for two Arapahoe County court judgeships created by the retirements of Judge Addison Adams, effective Jan. 10, and Judge Alex Bencze, effective Jan. 1. Nominees Cori Christofferson of Centennial; Colleen Clark and Frank Moschetti, both of Aurora; John Scipione of Littleton; Eric White of […]

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Legal Lasso: Off the Case Edition

Legal Lasso: Off the Case Edition

As an outcome of his trial in the court of public opinion, Aaron Persky, the judge made infamous by the Stanford sexual assault, will no longer hear criminal cases. Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and the rest of our daily legal news by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY […]

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Two Anti-Fracking Initiatives to Appear on November Ballot

Two Anti-Fracking Initiatives to Appear on November Ballot

New restrictive measures concern both oil industry and environmentalists alike By Sarah Green LAW WEEK COLORADO After months of battling between environmental groups and the oil and gas industry, two anti-fracking initiatives moved closer to appearing on the Nov. 8 ballot. Yes for Health and Safety Over Fracking successfully gathered the required 98,492 valid petition […]

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Lawsuits Pile Up for Embattled ‘Over the River’ Project

Lawsuits Pile Up for Embattled ‘Over the River’ Project

Environmental concerns drive cases in several areas of law By Kara Mason LAW WEEK COLORADO In 1996, artists Christo and now late wife Jean-Claude went to the Bureau of Land Management with an idea for an art installation that has become a massive legal battle in Southern Colorado — one which still wages after the […]

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10th Judicial District Court Vacancy Announced 

10th Judicial District Court Vacancy Announced 

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 10th Judicial District Nominating Commission is calling for nominees to fill a vacancy. The commission will meet Oct. 28 at the Pueblo Combined Court to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of district judge for the 10th Judicial District, which covers Pueblo County. The vacancy, […]

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