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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Different Approaches to Criminal Justice Reform
Colorado’s attorney general candidates disagree on criminal justice reform. George Brauchler is pushing for sentencing reform while Weiser is focused on diversion programs for drug offenders.
Troyer Talks About Marijuana Enforcement
Colorado’s U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer discussed that his op-ed column suggesting a federal crackdown on marijuana is coming. He warned pot businesses that state laws will not serve as a shield against federal enforcement.
One More Gubernatorial Debate
Jared Polis and Walker Stapleton met last night for their fourth debate. Stapleton focused on delivering the message that Polis is “radical” while Polis laid out his agenda.
Lots of Money in Colorado Politics
The 6th District Congressional Race is one of the country’s most expensive political races for the midterm elections, and Colorado’s attorney general and gubernatorial races are seeing more money flowing in as well.
Shareholder Rights Firm Enters DaVita Dispute
Robbins Arroyo is being brought in to handle a case claiming DaVita executives breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Children in Court
Now that immigration enforcement has become more strict, more children than ever are in government custody, for far longer than they ever have been.
An Investigation at Yale
A sexual harassment incident at Yale Law School is used to illustrate the tough position young women attorneys are in when they have to weigh a clerkship or academic help with tolerating inappropriate behavior.
Millennials Won’t Shake Law’s Drinking Problem
An op-ed from a Millennial lawyer suggests that Millennial lawyers are not bucking the trend of alcoholic attorneys.
China Rolls Out Cybersecurity Rules
Cybersecurity compliance is about to get even trickier for American companies doing international business. China is about to implement new cybersecurity rules that could create holes in trade secret or privacy protections.
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