Legal Lasso: You Would Have Done the Same

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President Trump defended Donald Trump Jr. by saying “most people would have taken that meeting.”

IN LOCAL NEWS:

A Plea to Keep DACA
Immigration activists gathered yesterday to urge Attorney General Cynthia Coffman and Gov. John Hickenlooper to send a message to Washington to keep DACA.

Beverage-maker Rivalry
Two area beverage makers are taking a dispute to court with Denver-based Teatulia claiming Boulder-based Telula looks too much like its brand.

Legal Costs Rising for Poudre School District
Court costs for a $375 million bond for Poudre School District have reached $265,000 —mostly in services from Kutak Rock.

Guilty Plea for Nederland Revenge Bomber
A would-be bomber who targeted the Nederland Police Station will plead guilty to attempted bombing. He faces a sentence of up to life in prison.

Thousands of Voters No Longer Registered
Nearly 3,400 voters deregistered in order to send a message to Washington regarding a federal voter fraud investigation. The investigation is on hold for now, so maybe it worked.

IN NATIONAL NEWS:

Federal Judge Revises Trump Travel Ban
A federal judge in Hawaii said Trump’s travel ban exemptions should be expanded to include grandparents, grandchildren, uncles, aunts and other relatives.

Knowledge is Power for Corporate Counsel
A group of corporate counsel from 25 have agreed to share data on their outside counsel law firms in order to determine what practices affect their satisfaction.

Federal Judge Updates
Two judicial nominees moved through the Senate Judiciary Committee and closer to appointment. Meanwhile, others are wondering what’s taking so long in the 9th Circuit.

The End of Entrance Exams?
While some law schools are changing their admissions to allow the GRE, other law deans are wondering why entrance exams are necessary for accreditation at all.

Trump’s Lawyer to Apologize
President Trump’s personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, is apologizing after sending threatening emails to a person who suggested he resign.

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