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Sony Hack Yields Lessons for Lawyers

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO In the wake of Sony Pictures’ catastrophic data breach in 2014, corporate lawyers will have a deeper involvement in enterprise data security efforts than ever before. This often forces the in-house counsel to advise on technological details that might not necessarily be in his or her wheelhouse, but experts say […]

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Paying It Forward 100 Years Later

By Tony Flesor, Hannah Garcia and Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO Almost 100 years ago, an act of professional kindness let one of Denver’s oldest law firms keep practicing not long after it was founded. In 1915, Mason Lewis and James Grant formed their namesake firm, Lewis and Grant, a predecessor to Davis Graham & Stubbs. […]

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Legal Lasso: Prosecutor Behaving Badly Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: COLORADO SPRINGS PROSECUTOR CAME ON A LITTLE TOO STRONG IN COURT DPD ACCEPTS ITS MISTAKE OF LENIENCY COLORADO CAN TAKE LESSONS FROM A NEIGHBOR ON HOW TO HANDLE […]

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Legal Lasso: Running Out Of Snow Euphemisms Edition

While the snow is setting records this month, we’re getting dangerously low on snow puns for Lasso titles.

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Legal Lasso: Snowed In Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: OIL AND GAS TASK FORCE WAS GOOD FOR BUYING TIME, MAYBE NOT SOLVING PROBLEMS THAT’S A PRETTY GOOD AMOUNT OF SNOW OUTSIDE BOULDER CONSIDERS HEIGHT LIMIT FOR […]

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A Story About Life

Colorado’s Fremont Correctional Facility anchors the East Canon complex, a six-prison sprawl nestled in the dusty shadow of the Rockies in Cañon City. Beyond the high razor-wire fences, the prison sits under a wide, empty sky, and the mountains stand close enough to reveal craggy wrinkles and the hems of their snowcaps. Jeff Johnson lives here.

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Legal Lasso: Another Dose Of Winter Edition

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: OIL AND GAS TASK FORCE COMES TO NINE CONCLUSIONS ANTI-FRACKING GROUPS ASK FOR A STATEWIDE BAN DRONE BILL HITS TURBULENCE IN COMMITTEE FORMER BOULDER POLICE CHIEF OPENS […]

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February Court Opinions

Compiled by Law Week’s news staff Editor’s note: The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued 11 opinions last week. Below are opinions for the two cases originating in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado – Denver. Summaries are pulled directly from court opinions and edited for clarity and space. TENTH CIRCUIT COURT OF […]

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