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IN LOCAL NEWS:
It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for — the U.S. Supreme Court delivered its decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The court ruled 7-2 in favor of Masterpiece. We’ll be updating this post with more details today and breaking down this ruling throughout the week.
Erie Choosing New Town Attorney
The town of Erie is down to three finalists for its new town attorneys. The final three nominees are Kendra Carberry of Hoffman Parker Wilson and Carberry, Chris Price of Widner and Juran, and Joseph Rivera of Murray Dahl Kuechenmeister and Renaud.
Low Spirits at Mile High
An off-duty FBI agent accidentally shot someone in the leg while dancing at Mile High Spirits in downtown Denver. Maybe he shouldn’t have been dancing with a gun ready to go off, but his dance moves are impressive.
Scooting Out of the Streets
Two scooter-share companies entered Denver recently, and like many cities before it, Denver has already ordered the scooters out of the public right of way.
Stormy Daniels danced at the Diamond Cabaret in Denver as part of a national tour. While she might have an interesting story to share, and despite her legal defense fund to raise money for her fight with the president, her tour has been focusing on performing at similar strip clubs.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
President Donald Trump’s legal team is now saying the president cannot obstruct justice in any aspect of the investigation into Russia’s election meddling because the Constitution empowers him to, “if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon.”
Trump’s Costly Trips
And even though the president has pointed a finger at the Mueller probe because of its cost, he has spent more taxpayer money on trips to Mar-a-Lago than Mueller has spent on the probe.
Best Lawyers’ Directory
U.S. News and World Reports is partnering with Best Lawyers — which the company owns — to release an online director of U.S. lawyers.
Congress Back to Work on Immigration
A divided House GOP Conference will hold a closed-door session this week to build a strategy around immigration legislation scheduled for the floor the third week of June.
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