Legal Lasso: Election Day Edition

by editor

What might be more exciting than knowing who the new president will be in a matter of hours is the end of the campaign season. We’ll be watching closely to see what happens today.

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IN LOCAL NEWS:

Colorado’s Secretary of State discusses fears that the election is “rigged” — good news, he says it’s not.

Defense attorneys raised concerns about jury fairness in the retrial of Clarence Moses-EL.

Nederland’s bombing suspect is getting his first day in court today.

A Denver man was sentenced to 24 years in prison for a real estate scam.

A Denver company was fined $100,000 for selling synthetic steroids as muscle-building supplements.

IN NATIONAL NEWS:

Is the Supreme Court about to be rendered useless? This opinion article says it might.

How did the FBI get through thousands of Hillary Clinton’s emails in a week?

The Jinx continues — Robert Durst pleaded not guilty to murder.

Lawyers shouldn’t use “web bugs” to track emails sent to opposing counsel, according to an Alaska ethics opinion.

The Supreme Court is providing some non-election news by revisiting cases related to the 2008 housing collapse today.

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