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IN LOCAL NEWS
Teachers Union Ratifies Pay Agreement
The Denver teachers union ratified a new pay agreement reached with the school district following the recent teachers strike. The agreement includes pay raises and a continuation of bonuses for educators at high-priority schools.
Minimum Wage Law Introduced in House
A new bill in the Colorado House would overturn a law that prohibits cities and counties from setting their own minimum wage.
Pot Club for Sale
After just a month in business, Colorado’s second social marijuana use business is closed and up for sale, but the current owners hope it will reopen soon.
Democrats Pursuing Sanctuary Laws
Sanctuary city promises aren’t enough for Democratic lawmakers. They’re pursuing legislation that would prohibit state law enforcement from holding immigrants at ICE’s request or entering agreements that deputize local police as ICE agents.
Anti-Male Bias Lawsuit Against CU Will Continue
A judge denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging CU-Boulder demonstrates bias against males in its Title IX investigations. Here’s a refresher on the case.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Judge Clears Bump Stock Ban
A judge said a Trump administration bump stock ban is cleared to go into effect. Opponents to the law had said the government didn’t have the authority to enact the ban.
Both Twins of Mixed-citizenship Couple Granted Citizenship
A judge said both twins born to two gay men could be American citizens, even though one of the boys was denied citizenship because he came from sperm from a parent who was not a citizen.
Cohen Set to Testify
Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer is preparing to testify before Congress. He’s planning on painting his former client negatively, but he’ll have to earn back trust after being convicted for lying to Congress.
A Direct Approach to Diversity
GCs of Fortune 500 companies are taking a more hands-on approach to law firm diversity by mentoring some diverse BigLaw associates.
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