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Judge Vacancy in 13th District

Judge Vacancy in 13th District

LAW WEEK COLORADO The 13th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet July 25 at the Washington County Justice Center to interview and select nominees for appointment by the governor to the office of county judge for Washington County. The vacancy will be created by the appointment to the District Court of Judge Carl McGuire III. The […]

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Election Reforms Fall Flat

Election Reforms Fall Flat

Polarizing voter bills and a primary dividing a party By Kara Mason LAW WEEK COLORADO After a troubled election, there tends to be a shift toward election law reform, according to University of Denver associate professor of political science Seth Masket. That was evident in the primary bills that hit the legislature this year. Republicans […]

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Legal Lasso: Colorado Logophile Edition

A Colorado 8th-grader made it to 4th place in the Scripps National Spelling Bee 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 LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF What do you think of your job? We want to know — take […]

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Five Recognized With Judicial Excellence Awards

Five Recognized With Judicial Excellence Awards

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Judicial Department announced today it has recognized five individuals and one team in its 2015 Judicial Excellence Awards, recognizing employees for their work in the state’s 22 judicial districts. “The department’s workers are our greatest asset,” said Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice. “Through the JEA program, we honor those whose […]

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Legislative Session Notable for More Losses Than Wins

Legislative Session Notable for More Losses Than Wins

Lobbyists see success in quiet bills, stymied by split legislature By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The 2016 legislative session is being noted for the bills that failed more than the bills that succeeded. Government affairs lawyers agreed that the failures were more noteworthy in a session marked by unfulfilled promises, but there were significant […]

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Legal Lasso: President Trump? Edition

Legal Lasso: President Trump? Edition

Donald Trump made it official by securing the required number of delegates to become the Republican party’s candidate for president. 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 LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF We want to hear […]

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Partisan Priorities Postponed — Indefinitely

Partisan Priorities Postponed — Indefinitely

With a divided statehouse, most measures passed were bipartisan efforts By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO The dysfunction of state legislatures can be legendary, although Colorado’s statehouse generally deprives the public of too much partisan bickering. The sine die adjournment of the 70th legislative session of the Colorado General Assembly May 11 marked the end […]

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On the ‘High End’

On the ‘High End’

Anheuser-Busch’s acquisition of Breckenridge Brewery a lesson in social media and mentorship By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO As giant beer conglomerate Anheuser-Busch taps into the nation’s growing fascination with craft brews, it’s taking a piece of Colorado’s market with it. For a confidential amount, Anheuser -Busch announced in late December its acquisition of Breckenridge Brewery, […]

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