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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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Legal Lasso: ‘Pop Quiz, Hotshot’ 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: HOLMES JURORS GET A POP QUIZ ON TSARNAEV DEATH SENTENCE DU GETS A POT PROFESSORSHIP WITH THE HELP OF THE MARIJUANA LAW FIRM DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HABITUAL OFFENDER […]

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Advisor Program Connects Diverse Attorneys With General Counsel

By Tony Flesor LAW WEEK COLORADO For many lawyers, getting face time with a chief legal officer might seem as rare as getting an audience with the Queen of England. Two general counsel attorneys sought to rectify this problem by offering a General Counsel Advisors Program for diverse attorneys looking to gain skills for building […]

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SEC Unveils Pay-Vs.-Performance Rule

By Doug Chartier LAW WEEK COLORADO Slowly but surely, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s corporate transparency rules continue trickling out of the Dodd-Frank Act. On April 29, the SEC announced the latest of these rules, which would require companies to disclose how their executives’ pay relates to the companies’ performance. The SEC already requires […]

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Legal Lasso: Barmageddon Resolved 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 Thank you, Society of Professional Journalists — Law Week won five awards in the SPJ Top of the Rockies competition for reporting and graphic design. IN LOCAL NEWS: HICKENLOOPER’S CRACKING […]

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Legal Lasso: RIP B.B. 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 We woke up to bad news this morning: Blues legend B.B. King died at the age of 89. IN LOCAL NEWS: DENVER TOW COMPANIES CAUGHT OVERCHARGING ON “DROP FEES” OFFICE OF […]

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Legal Lasso: Make My Day 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: BOULDER DA ISN’T PRESSING CHARGES IN HOME INVASION SHOOTING MAN FOUND NOT GUILTY OF FIRST-DEGREE MURDER WILL STAND TRIAL AGAIN LAWMAKERS SAY THEY’VE LOST CONFIDENCE IN MANAGEMENT […]

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