COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF
IN LOCAL NEWS:
The latest election fundraising showed Democrats are seeing a surge of fundraising while Republicans get supported by PACs. And Colorado’s attorney general candidates are arguing over where each other’s money is coming from.
Colorado Joins 3D Printed Gun Lawsuit
Colorado joined a group of 19 states plus the District of Columbia involved in a lawsuit against the federal government regarding 3D-printed guns. The group filed an amended complaint Friday asking a judge to make it illegal to share plans on creating printable plastic weapons.
Zinke Visits Colorado
Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke visited Rocky Mountain National Park and discussed Colorado’s advantages as the state lobbies to land the BLM headquarters.
Holmes Shooting Still a Mystery
In his new book, a psychiatrist who evaluated Aurora theater shooter James Holmes said it was a perfect storm of illness, personality and circumstance that led to the shooting, and we’re unlikely to ever know what other factors were involved.
Wyoming Governor Hopeful Facing Residency Challenge
A man who’s running for governor of Wyoming amid accusations he lives in Colorado will remain in the race. A judge denied a request to order him stop his campaign.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
Trump Meeting was ‘Totally Legal’
President Donald Trump said his son’s 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer was done to get information on an opponent, and he said it was “totally legal.”
Dip in Legal Employment in July
Despite law students having an easier time finding a job, new information from the Labor Department show the legal sector shrunk in July by 2,100 jobs.
Trump Administration Ordered to Restart DACA
A federal judge in Washington on Friday ordered the Trump administration to restart DACA in full, finding the Trump administration’s reasoning for shutting the program down to be inadequate.
Portland Police Investigated for Protest Response
Police used flash-bang grenades to break up a Portland right wing rally and counter-protest over the weekend. Members of the crowd threw bottles and rocks at police, which escalated the incident. The police chief has since ordered a review of the use of force.
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