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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Joe Neguse’s new job at Snell & Wilmer won’t overlap with the work he did at DORA, he said. He won’t be lobbying or representing clients before DORA.
In the Marriage of Rooks
The Colorado Supreme Court will decide on a case questioning which parent has claim to frozen embryos that were fertilized before their divorce.
Triple Double Dispute
Denver’s Smashburger is involved in a lawsuit with In-N-Out Burger over the use of the name “Triple Double” — a burger that Smashburger recently started selling but In-N-Out has had for decades.
Coffman’s Oil Bill
Rep. Mike Coffman is helping draft new legislation that would keep Venezuelan oil out of the U.S., despite economist concerns about how that might hurt the American energy market.
A Special Guest to Denver
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is visiting Denver this week. Yesterday, he unsurprisingly had some negative feedback for President Trump and his plans for immigration and NAFTA.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
Sarah Palin’s Defamation Suit
Sarah Palin sued The New York Times for defamation after it published an op-ed linking her political rhetoric and the shooting of Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords; a judge ruled that factual errors in the piece might have been negligent but weren’t defamatory.
Keeping Young Attorneys
One BigLaw firm has a new plan to keep young attorneys sticking around: Offering a special bonus that they have to wait to earn.
Donald Trump Jr. Before Judiciary Committee
Donald Trump Jr. agreed to a transcribed interview with the Senate Judiciary Committee on a meeting with a Russian ambassador where he was said to have been promised information on Hillary Clinton.
Charlotte Law School Investigation
Recently unsealed court documents show a criminal investigation of Charlotte Law School began more than a year ago.
Dispute Over Pepe the Frog
The creator of Pepe the Frog is getting help from Wilmer Hale in a copyright battle regarding the cartoon’s use as white nationalist propaganda.
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