It’s no surprise what the biggest story of the day is. We’ve known for several days that Denver Public Schools teachers were preparing to strike after negotiations between a teachers union and the district broke down. We’re curious what labor lawyers have to say about the strike. Any takers?
IN LOCAL NEWS
Denver Teachers on Strike
The big news of the day is the story we all knew was already coming — Denver teachers are on strike. In case you haven’t been following, here’s the rundown of how we got here.
Masterpiece Cakeshop Issues Back in Court
In last year’s Masterpiece Cakeshop case, the U.S. Supreme Court punted on the question of whether the freedom of religion claims in the case trumped anti-discrimination laws. And now lower courts around the country — including Colorado — are being asked to weigh in on that question in different cases.
Bolds Battle it Out
Denver-based law firm Bold Legal is being sued by Washington-based Bold IP over use of the word “bold.” I’m now just wondering what it means for the intellectual property firm if they lose a lawsuit over their own trademark dispute.
Bennet Appears on Meet the Press
Sen. Michael Bennet was on Meet the Press yesterday, where he discussed the room for a moderate (maybe such as himself) to take over the Oval Office.
Polis in the Legislature
Gov. Jared Polis is taking a much more hands-on approach than his predecessor in pushing his agenda in the legislature, and some lawmakers aren’t fully on board with that.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Impeachment Questions Bubble up Around Virginia Official
Sexual assault allegations against BigLaw partner and Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax have raised questions about whether the public official can be impeached for crimes committed before he took office.
Another Shutdown on the Horizon?
Border security negotiations fell apart over the weekend, making it much more likely that the federal government is headed toward another shutdown by week’s end.
Legal Industry Sees Big Upturn
The legal industry saw the best year in more than a decade, but experts predict a downturn in 2020.
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