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IN LOCAL NEWS:
The Colorado Court of Appeals is set to hear oral arguments next week in an appeal of a 114-year sentence for a man convicted of killing his daughter.
Colorado Supreme Court opinions from this week could make it harder for police to testify on some issues if not first qualified as experts.
Two people who were asked to leave Denver International Airport during protests are now taking a legal fight to the city.
Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch received more than $3 million from his old law firm after taking a seat on the federal bench — but the money was all in deferred payments for his prior work.
A Fremont County public defender was fined $250 after being held in contempt of court for disclosing witness names in court.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
A panel of 9th Circuit judges seemed skeptical of, and sometimes frustrated with, the Department of Justice’s position in arguments regarding President Trump’s immigration order. The court is expected to give its ruling this week.
The court’s livestream of the arguments brought in an audience of more than 136,000 viewers and listeners.
There’s no vote yet on the confirmation of attorney general-nominee Jeff Sessions, but the Senate did vote to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren after she violated a rule by impugning Sessions.
The ABA rejected a rule to tighten bar passage requirements (subscription required).
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