Start working on your Tony Wolters halloween costumes, Rocktober is happening. We dive into the legal news that you expect below, but I just want to take a moment to celebrate the fact that the Colorado Rockies won an incredibly tense and incredibly long game of baseball last night and will continue their playoff berth.
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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Uber Adds Safety Measures After Settlement
Uber entered a settlement the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, and will implement new safety measures such as conducting annual background checks on drivers.
Shakeup in the Denver Mayoral Race
Marijuana and pizza entrepreneur Kayvan Khalitbari is dropping out of the Denver mayoral race for personal reasons. But the pack is no thinner, as former state legislator Penfield Tate III entered the race earlier this week.
A Lot Left Wanting in FBI Investigation
Deborah Ramirez, the Boulder woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, said the FBI asked her for witnesses but has not conducted any interviews with them or conducted a serious investigation.
‘Truth Check’ on Congressional Race Claims
Fox 31’s “Truth Check” looked into Mike Coffman’s claims about Jason Crow representing “crooks and con men” — while true (Crow represented men found guilty of crimes) the claim is dismissed as just part of being a junior associate.
AG Race Rundown
The attorney general candidates gave the rundown on where they stand on issues such as their support of President Donald Trump, immigration and the death penalty.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
‘A Very Scary Time for Young Men’
President Donald Trump told attendees at a Mississippi rally to “think of your son” when considering sexual misconduct allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh and mocked one of Kavanaugh’s accusers.
A Few Business Tips
Law firms are more profitable than ever, but indicators suggest they probably shouldn’t be. So how are they doing it?
Sedgwick Declares Bankruptcy
The dissolved firm Sedgwick declared bankruptcy. The filing tracks the rise and fall of the insurance-focused law firm.
Census Bureau Confirmation
President Donald Trump’s pick to head the U.S. Census Bureau is moving toward confirmation and, as a result, to join the lawsuits challenging a census question.
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