Senators Tackle Peer Support Privilege for First Responders

As suicide rates continue to rise, lawmakers hope a small alteration to statutory protections will bolster intervention efforts for Colorado’s first responders.

Class Certification Granted in Detention Center Lawsuit

A federal judge in Denver certified a class action lawsuit against GEO Group for the unfair treatment of detainees in its Aurora immigrant detention facility.

Avoiding Direct Negligence When ‘the Master Answers’

The Colorado Supreme Court issued an opinion Feb. 27 where it barred a direct negligence claim, highlighting differences between direct liability and vicarious liability.

Fresh Air, Fresh Ideas

Polsinelli moves to a new office in downtown Denver, occupying four floors of 1401 Lawrence Street — with even more room to grow.

Q1 Managing Partner Roundtable

Law Week gathered managing partners to talk about law firm management — with topics ranging from their own move into management roles to strategies for raising up young lawyers to become leaders in the firm.

Criminal Justice Adjustments Move Through Committee

In the last few weeks, state legislators have advanced bills aiming to expand restorative justice programs, increase court efficiency and review domestic violence issues.

Embracing Law’s Tech-Enabled Future

At Project X-ITE’s The Future of the Professions Summit, legal panelists had plenty to say on how tech is transforming law — from emerging business opportunities for law firms to the lawyering functions that machines might be doing soon.

Homeless Sweeps Case Still Crawling Through Courts

A case that spawned a civil suit and a criminal trial is lumbering through the court system while generating questions regarding the litigation of social causes and where the homeless fit in both state and federal systems.

Reform Bill Aims to Shake Up Class Actions

One of the latest pro-business bills introduced in Congress could load up defendants with new tools for squashing a class action claim in its early stages.

New Partners

Name: Colin Barnacle Law firm: Holland & Knight Practice: Litigation Law School: University of Denver Sturm College of Law Notes: Barnacle focuses his practice on labor and employment...