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IN LOCAL NEWS
Civil Rights Lawyer Dies
Civil rights lawyer Carrie Ann Lucas, who fought for Colorado’s physician-assisted suicide bill, died yesterday. She was 47.
Duran Running for Higher Office
Rep. Crisanta Duran is running for a seat in Washington, D.C. in 2020 — she’ll be challenging U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, not Sen. Cory Gardner as some expected, though.
Coloradans Stumping in Iowa
John Hickenlooper and Sen. Michael Bennet were in Iowa over the weekend, and Hickenlooper made sure to distinguish them from one another.
On Red Flag Bills
As Colorado state lawmakers consider a red flag bill, the Denver Post is looking to similar bills in other states to learn about their efficacy and who is effected by such laws.
Court Error Leads to Witness’ Death
A Colorado court failed to keep confidential the name of a witness in a marijuana dispensary robbery. The error led to his death.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
The Legal Tech Arms Race
The Big Four accounting firms are investing in legal tech. What does that mean for law firms looking to compete?
Prosecutors for special counsel Robert Mueller aren’t taking a position on what Paul Manafort’s prison sentence should be, but they aren’t beating around the bush in saying he blatantly broke the law.
Equality in the Draft
A federal judge in Houston ruled that the male-only draft violates equal protection principles of the Fifth Amendment’s due process clause.
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