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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Supreme Court Upholds JLWOP Resentencing
The Colorado Supreme Court upheld a 2016 state law related to the re-sentencing of inmates who originally had been sent to prison for life without parole while they were juveniles.
Colorado Senators Want More Testimony
Colorado sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet are calling for additional testimony regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s sexual assault allegations before proceeding with his vote. And they’ll get that testimony next Monday.
Hickenlooper Forms PAC
Gov. John Hickenlooper has formed a Political Action Committee to help campaign for other Democratic gubernatorial candidates. This is the strongest sign yet that he’ll announce a presidential bid after he leaves office.
Colorado Not Connected for Social Media Meeting
Colorado so far does not have an invitation to be included in the meeting between U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and a bipartisan group of 24 state attorneys general to discuss consumer-protection and antitrust complaints against social media companies.
DU Opening Addiction Recovery Program
DU is taking student addiction to heart; the school has announced it is opening program to help students recover from addiction.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Blog Calls Shots from Supreme Court
A new law blog is predicting Supreme Court opinions using data from oral arguments; the professors running the blog say the court will be “perfectly polarized” along political party lines if Brett Kavanaugh joins.
Partner Suing Proskauer Joins Polsinelli
A Proskauer Rose partner who was suing the law firm for gender discrimination is now a shareholder at Polsinelli after dropping the lawsuit.
Facebook Facing Gender Discrimination Lawsuit
Facebook is facing a gender discrimination lawsuit claiming the social network lets companies target job ads on the platform toward men.
Federal Prosecutors Might be Targeting Skadden
The Department of Justice is considering going after Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom in relation to work the firm did for Paul Manafort.
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