COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF
IN LOCAL NEWS:
Crime Lab Opens in Aurora
The opening of a regional crime lab in Aurora should speed up DNA tests — at least for the 18th Judicial District. While the lab only serves Colorado’s largest district, it should help wait times in other areas.
Protestors Call For No-Vote on Kavanaugh
About 200 protestors gathered outside Sen. Cory Gardner’s office on Friday to call on him to vote no on Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Federal Prosecutor Eying Pot Businesses
Colorado’s U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer is considering legal action against licensed marijuana businesses that violate state law or use their status under state law “as a shield” while selling their product on the black market.
An Unusual Legal Niche
A Denver strip club is facing a new lawsuit over advertisements saying internationally known model and fitness guru Paige Hathaway stripped at the business. It’s the third strip club lawsuit brought by lawyer Steven Greenlee.
Uber Settles Nationwide Data Breach Dispute
Colorado will receive $2.1 million from Uber in a nationwide settlement agreement for the company’s failure to notify customers about a data breach.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Emoluments Lawsuit Clears Hurdle
A federal judge cleared the way for Democrat lawmakers’ lawsuit claiming President Donald Trump violated the Constitution’s emoluments clause.
Prosecutor Concludes Evidence is Lacking in Kavanaugh Allegations
The prosecutor who questioned Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford last week concluded that no reasonable prosecutor would take up the case based on the evidence brought before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Musk Settles with SEC
Tesla and its CEO, Elon Musk, reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission Saturday, one day after the agency filed claims saying Musk made false and misleading statements to investors on Twitter.
More law firms are joining the Best Law Firms for Women list, though statistics are showing the demographics are staying the same.
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