IN LOCAL NEWS
Cease-Fire in Masterpiece Cakeshop Dispute
The state has agreed to end all disputes with Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips. The announcement came just before a trial for Phillips.
Turn Over a New Leaf
Two months into Denver’s Turn Over a New Leaf program, just 38 people have been accepted to get the city’s help with their prior marijuana convictions.
Homeless Sweeps Retrospective
During a briefing on the homeless sweeps settlement, The City of Denver agreed that the class of homeless plaintiffs prevailed in the case, but it did not say it was violating rights.
Oil and Gas Bill Passes in Committee
Colorado’s new oil and gas regulations moved closer to passage after a Senate committee approved the bill with a 4-3 vote.
Another Azar Class Action
Frank Azar’s law firm is continuing to take on financial institutions, this time with a class action lawsuit against a Colorado Springs-based credit union.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Purdue Pharma Considering Bankruptcy
In the face of dozens of lawsuits filed across the country, Purdue Pharma is reportedly looking to limit its damage with a bankruptcy filing.
Women See Increase in Litigation Leadership
Women have seen an increase in their numbers in leadership roles in multidistrict litigation, rising from 23 percent in 2017 to 31 percent in 2018.
A Long Lifetime Appointment
The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals is now home to the youngest federal appellate judge in the country.
Active Activists to Celebrate RBG’s Birthday
And on the subject of age, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will get a fitness-focused birthday party on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on her birthday March 15.
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