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IN LOCAL NEWS
Death Penalty Bill Introduced
A bill to repeal the death penalty in Colorado was introduced yesterday; it will get a committee hearing tomorrow afternoon. And here’s your primer on how the current death penalty law works.
Inside Aurora’s ICE Detention Center
The GEO detention center in Aurora was opened up to journalists yesterday who saw the living conditions, the building annex that will be reopened to hold more detainees and learned that some have been quarantined for mumps or chickenpox. Officials running the site have said detainees will be vaccinated going forward.
Colorado River Plan Falling Behind Schedule
Another deadline has passed for states to come up with a Colorado River plan. California and Arizona are the holdouts that might end up leaving the decision in governors’ hands or the federal government’s.
Colorado Suing Over Abortion Rule
Colorado is among the Democratic-led states suing the federal government over its rule that blocks federal funding for clinics that refer patients to abortion providers.
San Diego, which like Denver has seen the electric scooter boom, is the home of a federal lawsuit that claims the scooter operators discriminate against people with disabilities by blocking the public right of way on sidewalks.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
MoFo Discrimination Lawsuit Growing
Another female Morrison & Foerster associate signed onto a class action lawsuit against the law firm that claims it held back the careers of mothers and pregnant women.
More People Going into Elder Law
As America’s aging population grows, so too are the ranks of elder law attorneys.
Attorney Sentenced to Prison
A former BigLaw attorneys living in Delaware was sentenced to prison for stealing $600,000 from a church in a real estate transaction.
Corruption Involved in Corruption Case
High-level members of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s cabinet have resigned over allegations that people within the government have tried to interfere with the prosecution of a major Canadian company in a bribery and corruption case.
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