COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF
IN LOCAL NEWS:
No Change to Primaries
A move to open up primaries to unaffiliated voters was stopped after party leaders backed out of a committee vote — the Republican primaries will still be open only to Republican voters.
Title IX Changes
Despite Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ plan to scrap Obama-era rules regarding investigations of sexual assault on college campuses, CU is going to stick with the old rules.
Pushing Progressive Reform
The “Colorado Resistance Group” made its debut over the weekend, pushing for progressive changes in the midterm elections. The group is targeting 20 statewide elections, including governor, attorney general and secretary of state.
Reconsidering the Registry
Weld County officials weighed in on a federal district court ruling that could bring about changes for the state’s sex offender registry.
Partisanship on the Court
Justice Neil Gorusch is being held up as the exemplar of political judges; this op-ed dives into the partisanship of America’s “red and blue judges.”
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
Long Conference Day
The U.S. Supreme Court is in its long conference, where it evaluates about 2,000 petitions to build its caseload for the next year.
Trump’s New Order
President Donald Trump signed a new order over the weekend that changes his travel ban to a set of restrictions for seven countries, which might be more restrictive than the original ban.
Another Email Scandal?
Jared Kushner was found to have been using a personal email address for White House business.
Fighting Opioid Abuse
Attorneys general in 37 states sent a letter to a health insurance trade group urging the insurance industry to do more to combat opioid abuse.
Prison Time for Partner?
An attorney convicted of securities fraud is seeking probation, while the government is pursuing a prison term of up to 64 months.
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