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Legal Lasso: Off to Mars Edition

Legal Lasso: Off to Mars Edition

Elon Musk yesterday outlined his plans for the new colonialism — putting humans on Mars. 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 IN LOCAL NEWS: BLUE JEANS MAKER FIGHTS BACK IN A […]

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Former Speaker Leads New Consulting Firm

Former state legislator Frank McNulty is helming a new corporate and political consulting firm with two other professionals, the group announced Tuesday.

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Corporate Defendants Shielded by Magill

Colorado Supreme Court follows SCOTUS on jurisdiction rule By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO Following a recent Colorado Supreme Court ruling, it will be more difficult for plaintiffs to obtain jurisdiction in Colorado courts for corporations based outside of the state. The state’s high court issued a unanimous decision Sept. 12 that applies a 2014 […]

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Fighting for the First at the Statehouse and in Court

Advocates push to bolster Colorado Open Records Act By Kara Mason LAW WEEK COLORADO During the Colorado legislative session, Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition Executive Director Jeffrey Roberts can often be found in the audience at a committee hearing, tapping away at his laptop keys like every other journalist hopping in and out of meetings. […]

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Legal Lasso: Tense Night Edition

Legal Lasso: Tense Night Edition

The Super Bowl of presidential debates touched on hot topics as the two candidates fought for the female and African American votes. And the fact checkers have been hard at work. 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 […]

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Judge Faces Scrutiny in Homeless Sweeps Lawsuit

Plaintiffs ask for judge’s recusal in legal fight with City of Denver By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO A group of homeless individuals suing Denver city officials for constitutional violations in what they call systemic “sweeps” now want the judge off the case. A motion filed Wednesday morning in federal district court by attorney Jason Flores-Williams […]

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Clock Ticking for Employers on Overtime Rule

Forget the legal challenges and prepare for adjustments, employment lawyers say By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Even as legal challenges mount against the federal government’s new overtime rule, employment attorneys say that employers should carry on with their preparations for its Dec. 1 arrival. As many employers are likely now aware, the salary threshold […]

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Legal Lasso: The Great Debate Edition

Legal Lasso: The Great Debate Edition

The debate we’ve all been waiting for is tonight at 7pm — here’s what to look for. 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 IN LOCAL NEWS: WORKERS’ COMP LAWS FOR […]

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