COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF
IN LOCAL NEWS:
Western Conservative Summit
The Western Conservative Summit was this weekend, and one of its speakers — Jeff Sessions — was a divisive figure for his role within the presidential administration.
The two candidates on the Democratic attorney general ticket debated once again ahead of the primary election. The two discussed why they felt they should be attorney general, where they stand on clashes of state and federal law and their thoughts on transparency for court records.
Boulder DA Debate
Boulder DA candidates Michael Dougherty and Mike Foote debated again, as well. The two focused on criminal justice reform, environmental crime.
Murder Charge for Uber Driver
An Uber driver was charged with murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of a passenger on a Colorado highway.
Marijuana on the Black Market
The El Paso County Sheriffs Department says legalized marijuana is a failed experiment. Sheriff’s deputies there still see the black market as a major problem for drug trafficking from Colorado.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
Obama-era Net Neutrality rules were officially repealed today. Internet providers are now free to adjust internet speeds and access restrictions without regulation.
EU Moving Forward With Cybersecurity Agency
The EU’s GDPR is already in effect, but it also took a step forward in establishing a bloc-wide cybersecurity agency and enacting a new certification framework.
Active Law School Loses Accreditation
Arizona Summit Law School has lost its ABA accreditation — this is likely the first time that approval of an operating law school has been involuntarily revoked.
Supreme Court Will Weigh in on DACA
The DOJ and a handful of states filed lawsuits at the end of last week that will likely force a Supreme Court decision on DACA. The DOJ claimed that DACA is unlawful.
One Lawyer’s Expensive Dinner
A jury awarded a Connecticut woman $85,000 for injuries she received from a lawyer who hit her with a bowl of pasta at a restaurant.
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