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Legal Lasso: All Eyes On Ireland 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: JURORS IN ARAPHAOE THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL SHOWN AUTOPSY PHOTOS AS EVIDENCE SKYDIVING COMPANY PREVAILS IN NOISE COMPLAINT LAWSUIT DENVER SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT PLEDGES TO FIX BROKEN SYSTEM. BUT THAT’LL […]

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One Year In, Patent Office Elevating Denver

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Denver satellite, which opened last summer, has so far proven to be a rising tide lifting the region’s business and legal markets. Within a year of being open, the office has helped raise Denver’s national profile and provided an economic boost to the […]

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Legal Lasso: Top 10 Things In Today’s Legal News

Editor’s Note: Stay on top of this news story and others by liking Law Week Colorado on Facebook! Everyone’s saying so long to David Letterman today; if you missed it, here’s the Top 10 celebrities who said goodbye last night. COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: HERE’S THE SCOOP ON CHIPOTLE’S […]

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Automakers Argue Vehicles’ DMCA Protections

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Most car owners might be surprised to learn that it’s illegal to tinker with the software on their own vehicles — and under the same law that prohibits them from pirating music. But that’s where consumers increasingly find themselves in regard to products that are housing more and more […]

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SCOTUS Hears Arguments On Execution Drugs

By Hannah Garcia LAW WEEK COLORADO If the death penalty questions in Glossip v. Gross are any indication, even the narrowest of court challenges can have far-reaching implications. The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments April 29 in Glossip v. Gross, a death penalty case challenging Oklahoma’s use of midazolam, part of a three-drug protocol […]

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Legal Lasso: Mayor Suthers 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: FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL TO MAYOR WAYNE THOMAS WENT FROM CONVICT TO COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER WITNESS TOTAL IN AURORA THEATER SHOOTING TRIAL TICKS UP TO 123 HEROIN USE, AND […]

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Committee Takes On Native American Judiciary Reform

LAW WEEK COLORADO With a goal of parity by 2024, U.S. policymakers are only getting started on the paper trail to closing the “safety gap” for Native Americans. The Tribal Issues Advisory Committee, an investigatory panel assembled by the U.S. Sentencing Commission, officially convenes May 19 to tackle judicial reforms aimed at eradicating disparate sentences […]

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Five Years In The Making, Felony DUI Bill To Be Signed

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Gov. John Hickenlooper said near the beginning of this session that enacting a felony DUI bill was one of his office’s legislative priorities this year. Now that bill can get his signature. As part of its last push before adjournment, the state Senate approved House Bill 1043 on May […]

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