Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend, which means you can finally legally bet on the game and watch commercials that — let’s face it — just haven’t been quite as good since the dot-com boom. I’m going to be a sports curmudgeon and sit this one out, but I am pretty interested in the fact that some fans have a new set of refs to be angry at: judges.
IN LOCAL NEWS
Weiser Joins ACA Lawsuit
Colorado’s Attorney General Phil Weiser is jumping into a lawsuit to defend the Affordable Care Act after a judge declared it unconstitutional in December.
Arizona Joins Drought Plan
Arizona joined a Colorado River Drought plan just before a deadline. The state was the lone holdout among the states drawing Colorado River water.
Mike Coffman’s Next Race
Mike Coffman might be out of Congress, but he’s not out of politics. He’s now running for Mayor of Aurora.
Jason Crow’s First Town Hall
And Coffman’s congressional opponent, Jason Crow, held his first town hall meeting since being elected just 29 days ago. He discussed his opposition to President Donald Trump’s border wall, the government shutdown, student loan debt and net neutrality.
Advertorial Writers Sought Out Opposition Lawyer
This is more journalism news than legal news, but a lawyer involved in a lawsuit targeting Exxon Mobil was pressed for an interview by two writers who worked for Exxon Mobil.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Cory Booker officially announced his White House bid. He joins the most diverse pool of presidential candidates in history.
A First Amendment Case From a Surprising Place
A streetwear brand known for its eyebrow-raising name is going to the Supreme Court to argue for First Amendment protections for “scandalous trademarks.”
Net Neutrality Back in Court
The Federal Communications Commission is in court today to defend the agency’s decision to repeal net neutrality rules.
Looking at Litigation Funding
The New York City Bar Association has created a working group to study litigation funding.
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