Legal Lasso: Republicans Hold on to Ohio



School Districts Challenge School Choice Law
Six school districts and the associations that claiming a law intended to increase access to school choice violated the single-subject rule in its passage. Plaintiffs are not challenging the policy but the way it was implemented.

AG Candidates Debate Guns
AG hopefuls Phil Weiser and George Brauchler weighed in on gun control measures — they both support a red flag law but have differing views on the efficacy of background checks and magazine size limits.

Police Assault Video Made Available
Video footage of a Denver Sheriff Department sergeant who was acquitted of assaulting an inmate has been made available after other information and evidence from the case had been sealed by the courts.

Kroenke’s Arsenal Acquisition
Stan Kroenke took full control of Arsenal FC with the help of a few large law firms. None of them, however, operate in Colorado.

Attorney With Denver Roots Could Become SEC Member
Democrats are pushing President Trump to nominate Allison Lee to become a SEC commissioner. Lee is a former SEC enforcement attorney, DU grad and former Sherman & Howard attorney.


Republicans Learn from Special Election
After Republicans narrowly won a congressional special election in Ohio in a long-red district, they are going to war as they try to hold onto a majority through November’s elections across the country.

A Record for a Grand Jury?
A group of defense lawyers are seeking to overturn grand jury convictions in New York after it issued 904 indictments on one day in June.

Big Four’s Big Move
The Big Four are entering the alternative legal services market, with EY announcing that it will acquire Riverview Law, a UK based provider of both managed legal services and technology.

Alex Jones’ Lawyer Looks to Dox Sandy Hook Victims
A lawyer for Alex Jones is looking to make public the names of parents of Sandy Hook school shooting victims. The move is a maneuver to block a defamation lawsuit brought by the parents unless they’re willing to release their addresses and birth dates.

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