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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Colorado Dreamers Await DACA Outcome
While DACA’s fate is up in the air, several Colorado dreamers are concerned about their fates as well. Roughly 17,000 Coloradans are currently protected by DACA.
Weiser Calls for Public Outcry on Mueller Probe
Colorado attorney general-elect Phil Weiser ran on an anti-Trump platform, and he’s already making good on that. He’s calling for protections for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation.
The Final Votes Are In
It’s official: Brianna Titone became the state’s first transgender legislator over the weekend.
McCann Discusses Decision
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann discussed her decision not to file charges against police officers who fired 48 rounds into a moving car. She said she didn’t believe she could convince a jury of the officers’ guilt.
Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Friday that he would grant pardons for another 23 individuals jailed with drug and theft convictions.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Back to Work
We didn’t catch it before the weekend, but Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital Friday morning and was already getting back to work that day.
Michelle Obama Hated Being a Lawyer
Michelle Obama discussed her BigLaw life in an upcoming memoir — and it turns out she hated it. She talked to Oprah Winfrey about the soul-crushing nature of the work.
Trump’s Judicial Picks
President Donald Trump is making a long-term impact on the federal courts with young judicial picks.
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