Legal Lasso: Baumgardner Leaves Senate Committee

Sen. Randy Baumgardner stepped down from a committee chairmanship following the conclusion of a sexual harassment investigation. Democrats are pursuing measures to force him out of his Senate seat.

In Opioid Fight, Small County Takes on Big Pharma

A lawsuit between a small southern Colorado county and pharmaceutical giants might grow much bigger. Huerfano County, population just over 6,400, has sued several pharmaceutical...

Legal Lasso: Democrats Pounce on Mike Foote’s House Seat

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: Filling Foote's Seat Three Democrats are vying for Rep. Mike Foote's House seat after news came out...

Legal Lasso: Detention Center Lawsuit Proceeds

A lawsuit between immigrants and the corporation that runs an Aurora detention center is cleared to move forward in the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Big Deals Fourth Quarter

Denver M&A attorneys completed 71 deals at the end of 2017. Deal flow continues to be steady, though the total number as well as...

Legal Lasso: Government Shuts Down, Reopens

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: Slowing the Flow of Growth The Denver metro has a housing shortage, and a proposal for the...

Legal Lasso: A Contest for Boulder’s DA Seat

Mike Foote says he's going to run for the Boulder County DA seat regardless of who Gov. Hickenlooper appoints in the interim.

Legal Lasso: Putting Safety First for Oil and Gas

House lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to require regulators to consider the public health and the environmental effects of drilling first and foremost when reviewing permit applications.

Legal Lasso: Google and Uber Face Off

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: Non-Violent Marijuana Convictions Gov. John Hickenlooper is dismissing convictions for 40 non-violent marijuana users. And he's not...

Legal Lasso: AG Race Shakeup

Michael Dougherty announced Friday that he was suspending his attorney general campaign and is instead looking to fill the district attorney position in Boulder County.