Legal Lasso: Leaks on Donald Trump Jr.

by Tony Flesor

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Donald Trump Jr. is now in the spotlight after claims came out that he met with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential campaign after being promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton.

IN LOCAL NEWS:

Father of Killed CU Student Files Suit
The father of a CU student who was shot and killed by police while naked and on acid is now suing the City and County of Boulder.

Addressing Drug Addiction in Colorado
A group of legislative leaders is meeting today for the first meeting focused on addressing opioid abuse and other substance abuse in Colorado.

Closing the Loophole in DUI Law
The state enacted a law that updates the 2015 three-strikes DUI law that now requires at least 90 days of jail time.

Queen Phoenix Going to Trial
A local activist is maintaining her innocence in a marijuana case. She claims she “gifted” marijuana in exchange for donations. She’s now heading to trial.

Amazon Tax Law Goes Into Effect
The state’s “Amazon Tax” is going into effect, which means you’ll now be paying sales tax on all online purchases.

IN NATIONAL NEWS:

The First Opioid Court
The nation’s first opioid court, in Buffalo, New York, is focused on keeping users alive and getting them to treatment within hours instead of days.

More Investigations of Russia
Two House Republicans are calling for an investigation into whether Russia has been involved in promoting fossil fuels in the U.S.

Eyes on Time Warner/AT&T Merger
Several questions still up in the air have many people watching the AT&T/Time Warner merger. Among those concerns is the fact that the DOJ still does not have anyone in charge of antitrust matters to give direction on whether to block the merger.

No Octogenarians on the Bench
Do you agree with Judge Richard Posner that there should be a mandatory age limit of 80 for judges in all jurisdictions?

Insurance Will Cover It
If you’re unsure about the benefits of cyber insurance, consider the DLA Piper attack. The firm is estimated to have losses in the millions with most of it covered by insurance.

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