COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF
IN LOCAL NEWS:
George Brauchler and Phil Weiser met for a debate on criminal justice issues yesterday; they discussed marijuana in Colorado and their support for funneling money to rural areas but largely discussed their differences in how they would operate in the AG’s office.
There Are Other Debates, Too
And in other races, congressional candidates Jason Crow and Rep. Mike Coffman had a showdown on Univision, and gubernatorial candidates Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton are preparing for their final debate this evening.
10th Circuit Visits Grand Junction
Judges from the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals are heading to the West Slope to hear arguments at Colorado Mesa University tomorrow.
Thornton Mayor Opens Social Media Channels
Thornton Mayor Pro Tem Jan Kulmann agreed to unblock two anti-fracking activists from her official Facebook page as part of an agreement announced Monday in a lawsuit accusing her of violating free speech rights by censoring her government social media page.
Cakeshop Pt. 2
A shuttered Oregon bakery is taking a case to the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes of getting answers to some unresolved issues from the Masterpiece Cakeshop case.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Sandra Day O’Connor Withdraws from the Public Eye
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor said she is withdrawing from public life; she was diagnosed with the early stages of dementia.
Adding Insult to Injury
A newly appointed 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge has no prior experience as a judge but does have court experience from pleading guilty to speeding citations.
Stormy Daniels Lawyer Hit With Debt Judgment
Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was hit with a personal judgment of $4.85 million for his failure to pay a debt to a former colleague at his longtime Newport Beach firm.
DOJ Pursues New Deal With Microsoft
The Department of Justice walked back a deal with Microsoft over a pay discrimination lawsuit; the DOJ changed its mind in order to pursue a new deal with worse outcomes for the company.
Harvard Challenged on Admissions
A lawyer for a group suing Harvard over its admissions practices argued the school should look to match socioeconomic diversity with its student body.
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