COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF
IN LOCAL NEWS:
ICE Goes After Centennial Lawyer
The Trump administration subpoenaed a Colorado immigration attorney to get him to turn over the source of a memo he published in a law bulletin.
Lawyer Campaigning With ‘Blue Wave’
George Brauchler is using the idea of a “Blue Wave” to promote his campaign for attorney general. He says the state needs a Republican top lawyer to balance out the state’s executive branch, which is likely to stay Democrat.
Police Officer Arrested for Use of Force
After conducting an internal investigation, Denver Police arrested an officer for his use of force in an incident that occurred over the summer.
Why Are Ballots Written Like That?
Law Week reporter Doug Chartier has often talked about, and written about, the language used to share information with reporters. Another news outlet in town has looked into the laws that dictate how ballot language is written.
Jennifer Lawrence is Getting Involved in Colorado Politics
Jennifer Lawrence is the latest celebrity to lobby for two anti-gerrymandering ballot measures in Colorado.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
DOJ Getting Involved in Church Allegations
The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into the Catholic Church’s handling of sexual-abuse allegations in Pennsylvania.
Former BigLaw Partner Suspended for Falsifying Docs
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has suspended a former Foley & Lardner partner for misleading the IRS with falsified documents.
Quinn Emmanuel Sticks to its Guns
The Quinn Emmanuel managing partner is sticking with a bare-bones management structure and resisting businesslike trends in the business of law.
SCOTUS Welcomed Kavanaugh to the Court
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor told Univision that the court is going to “let these times pass,” regarding the political storm surrounding newly minted Justice Brett Kavanaugh and that the court has welcomed him and is getting down to work.
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