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IN LOCAL NEWS:
ACLU Fighting Panhandling
The ACLU of Colorado is asking 31 cities demanding they repeal panhandling laws. Colorado is one of 12 states around the country pushing to have such laws taken off the books.
Aspen Sues For Trademark Infringement
Aspen Skiing Co. is suing a retailer that operates several stores near its resorts which it says have coopted the resorts’ branding without permission. The lawsuit pits Aspen against O’Bos Enterprises LLC.
Becerras an Example for Immigration
The family seeking legal residency for an adopted daughter are just one example of a slow and difficult immigration process and how easily someone can be lost in the system.
DPD Releases Colorado Independent Arrest Footage
The Denver Police Department released body camera footage of the arrest of Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, who was detained in July for resisting arrest while attempting to photograph a police interaction with a naked man sitting on the sidewalk along Colfax.
Shooting at Denver Middle School
Denver police have arrested a juvenile male in relation to a shooting at a Denver middle school yesterday. The shooting left one child in critical condition.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
California Ends Financial Bail
California became the first state in the country to end the use of financial bail in favor of pretrial risk assessments in order to determine whether suspects should be detained.
Job Opening at the White House
White House counsel Don McGahn is leaving his post in the fall. The announcement comes after another that he cooperated with the special counsel investigation of the Trump campaign.
Food Sharing Protected by First Amendment
The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that feeding the homeless is “expressive conduct protected by the First Amendment.”
President Donald Trump wants to regulate Google because of bias in search results. Lawyers weigh in on what that means exactly.
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