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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Denver Part of Growing Immigrant Legal Defense Network
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock discussed Denver’s immigrant defense fund and the city’s showdown with the Trump administration over federal funding at a Vera Institute press conference yesterday.
New Air Quality Standards in Colorado
The Colorado Air Quality Commission could decide today whether Colorado will join California in setting new low-emission vehicle standards.
Woman Weighs Lawsuit Over Doctors’ ‘Big Mistake’
A woman is considering pursuing a lawsuit after doctors at the University of Colorado Hospital misdiagnosed her with cancer and removed both of her kidneys.
Hickenlooper, Polis Prepare for Transition
Gov. John Hickenlooper and Governor-Elect Jared Polis met to discuss their transition and the significance of Amazon’s HQ2 decision.
Marijuana Workers Not Protected by FLSA
A company that provides security services for pot workers argued before the 10th Circuit, saying its employees can’t seek FLSA protections for unpaid overtime.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Judge Sides With CNN
A federal judge said the White House must restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials. The judge said the president cannot pick and choose who reports on him.
Republicans Prepared to Force Through Judicial Nominees
Republican senators will be working through the holidays to make sure all of President Donald Trump’s judicial picks get appointed before the incoming Congress begins its work in January.
Incorrect DC Bar Results Published
The District of Columbia bar examiners accidentally published an incorrect list of bar exam passers. The list included 25 errors — split between people incorrectly informed they passed or failed.
Charges to Come for Julian Assange
Court filings in an unrelated case hint that the U.S. government might be getting ready to file criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
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