Legal Lasso: An AG Candidate Instead Becomes DA

Michael Dougherty will be the new district attorney for Boulder County, following the move of Stan Garnett back to private practice.

Legal Lasso: Gun Control in Focus

Boulder is considering several gun control measures — banning assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and bump stocks — and Rep. Mike Coffman got jeered at a town hall meeting as citizens called for action.

LEGAL LASSO: Hearing for “Homeless Bill of Rights” Delayed

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: Right to Rest Act Hearing Delayed A Colorado bill to decriminalize certain behaviors associated with homelessness had...

LEGAL LASSO: Colorado Law Enforcement Battles Boom in Illegal Marijuana Cultivation

IN LOCAL NEWS Colorado Law Enforcement Battles Boom in Illegal Marijuana Cultivation New statistics show that arrests for the production of black market pot increased by...

Legal Impact of HHS ‘Conscience Protection’ Enforcement Yet Unclear

The federal government is signaling it will take more action to ensure “conscience-based” rights for health care providers. But what that means in terms...

Legal Lasso: Denver’s First Pot Club Moves Closer to Reality

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: Pot Club Moves Closer to Approval An attorney for the City of Denver recommended the city approve...

Legal Lasso: Safe Injection Site Voted Down

The bill to allow a safe-injection site for heroin users failed in a House committee last night.

Impact of HHS ‘Conscience Protection’ Enforcement Unclear

The federal government is signaling it will take more action to ensure “conscience-based” rights for health care providers. But what that means in terms...

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...