CORRECTION: This post originally stated the safe-injection site was voted down in a House committee. It is a Senate bill and failed in a Senate committee.
COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF
IN LOCAL NEWS:
Lawmakers say No to Safe-Injection Site
The bill to allow a safe-injection site for heroin users failed in a Senate committee last night.
Constitutional Amendment Might be Unconstitutional
A district court judge gave an initial win Wednesday to a group that claims Amendment 71 unconstitutionally raised the bar for petitioners hoping to change the Colorado Constitution.
Colorado’s Bipartisan Immigration Plan
Colorado’s two U.S. senators joined forces in introducing an immigration bill. The proposal would bolster border security and include elements of the Dream Act.
Predicting the Governor Race
This analysis of governor races around the country is claiming Democrats hold a slight edge in Colorado.
Yes, the state Capitol building is two colors. There’s a reason why, and no, the state isn’t going to paint it.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
Waiting for Investor Reactions to #MeToo
As the #MeToo movement continues to take down businessmen, such as Steve Wynn, the more likely it will be that a “wave of investor actions” comes.
New York has new cybersecurity rules and will be enforcing them as they evolve.
Slow Growth the New Normal?
Despite the growing revenues for corporations and risks to them, law firm growth is moving very slowly. And that might be normal for post-downturn growth.
Slow Going at SCOTUS
The U.S. Supreme Court has only released four opinions thus far, this term. And Justice Neil Gorsuch might be to blame.
Planned Parenthood’s Ripple Effect
The Trump administration is being sued for ending funding to teen pregnancy prevention programs around the country.