IN LOCAL NEWS
Thirty-Three Breaches Reported Under New Law
Since Colorado’s data privacy law went into effect in September, 33 organizations have reported breaches affecting more than 90,000 Coloradans.
Colorado Electoral College Bill Passes Senate
A bill that would tie Colorado’s electoral college votes to the national popular vote outcome passed the state Senate without Republican support.
Teachers Strike Continues
Denver teachers continue to strike today, but an agreement between the teachers union and the school district is expected to come soon.
Church of Cannabis Could go Back to Court
The co-founder of Denver’s International Church of Cannabis is asking for another new trial, saying the jury pre-decided the outcome of the case before it was finished.
El Chapo Could be Held in Florence Supermax
Drug lord Joaquin Guzman, more commonly known as El Chapo, was convicted yesterday on drug conspiracy charges, and might find himself in Colorado’s Supermax prison.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Senate Passes Major Conservation Bill
A sweeping public lands bill backed by Sen. Cory Gardner passed the Senate yesterday. One key pillar of the legislation is an indefinite expansion of funding for parks across the U.S.
Plateau in Legal Diversity
A leader in legal industry diversity said the numbers haven’t changed significantly in 10 years. His prescription for the profession is constant vigilance.
A Chicago civil rights attorney is facing an ethics investigation over claims that he lied that he and a nonexistant son had cancer and used that to get case delays and to justify a low LSAT score.
Trump Unhappy With Border Agreement
President Donald Trump said he’s unhappy with the border wall agreement coming from Congress, but it seems likely that he will sign it in order to avoid another partial government shutdown.
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