Law Week’s new podcast episode deals with President Trump’s influence on the courts and the history of court packing as a political tool.
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IN LOCAL NEWS
Colorado to Join Border Lawsuit
Colorado will join a group of states in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump over the emergency declaration for border wall funding.
Earlier this month, a cyclist who was involved in a multi-car collision received one of the biggest jury verdicts the state has seen in decades. He was awarded $52 million.
What’s Next for DPS Teachers
There are still some questions surrounding the agreement between Denver Public Schools and the districts’ teachers; here are some answers.
Lawmakers’ Take on Emergency Declaration
Colorado’s new governor said President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration on Friday was an “astonishing abuse of power,” and Colorado’s other lawmakers (including Republicans) aren’t thrilled with the move either.
Molson Coors Sued for Deceiving Investors
A lawsuit filed against Molson-Coors alleges the beer giant perpetrated a “fraudulent scheme” to deceive investors. The lawsuit comes not long after the company announced it overstates its income by $400 million.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
The Return of RBG
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to work on Friday to participate in the justices’ conference. She’s expected to participate in oral arguments tomorrow, as well.
Another Change Coming for the Supreme Court?
We’re late on this one, but scuttlebutt is that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is considering retiring this year, which would give President Trump a third appointment before the 2020 election.
Department of Interior Taking Flak for Records Requests
A plan at the Interior Department to limit records requests the agency must respond to is drawing criticism as an effort to hide corruption.
SCOTUS to Settle Census Question
The Supreme Court said on Friday it would take up a case about a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
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