Legal Lasso: Questioning Suppression of Legal Malpractice Cases

by Tony Flesor

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF

IN LOCAL NEWS:

Lawyers’ Legal Troubles Hidden From the Public
An ongoing Denver Post investigation into suppressed court records found that dozens of legal malpractice claims are hidden from the public and the legal profession doesn’t have the public reporting requirements of other professions.

Legal Trouble for VA Exec
A VA official is in legal trouble with accusations of taking bribes to help two businessmen rig federal contracting processes.

DU’s Scrivner Center
DU is getting a new public policy center with the help of a major donation from friends of the University Doug and Mary Scrivner.

Public Responses to Kavanaugh Allegations
Allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh are splitting the public on political support of women in bringing such claims to light.

Redistricting Could End Political Battle
Ballot measures going to voters this November could change Colorado’s political landscaping by changing the literal political landscape of its voting districts.

 

IN NATIONAL NEWS

Fox Rothschild’s Big Merger
Fox Rothschild is moving into the Southeast with the acquisition of 130-attorney Smith Moore Leatherwood, of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Kavanaugh’s Preferences for Law Clerks
In addition to the sexual assault allegation made against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh, information came to light that aspiring female law clerks were advised to look like models when interviewing for jobs with Kavanaugh.

Bama Gets Big Donation
The University of Alabama School of Law received a major donation from a developer/attorney whose name will be on the law school.

Four Shot at Judge’s Office
A gunman shot four people, including a police officer, at a magisterial district judge’s office in Pennsylvania.

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