Legal Lasso: Mueller Report to be Released Soon

by Tony Flesor

IN LOCAL NEWS

Fisher Phillips Added Six Attorneys from Jackson Kelly
Fisher Phillips expanded in Denver and in Pittsburgh with six laterals from Jackson Kelly.

Colorado Springs to Litigate Officer-Involved Shooting Case
The Colorado Springs City Council gave city attorneys permission to defend the city, its former police chief and two officers in a lawsuit filed by the bystander who was paralyzed in a police shootout.

Bail Bill Passes Legislature
The Colorado General Assembly passed a bill eliminating cash bail for minor crimes. It’s now waiting on a governor signature.

Law Firm Buys LoDo Building
A two-story LoDo office building is changing hands from one law firm to another. Richards Carrington purchased the building — and is moving in — at 1444 Blake Street.

Congress Passes Colorado River Plan
The Colorado River drought plan, which was developed by seven states including Colorado, is headed to President Donald Trump.

 

IN NATIONAL NEWS

Mueller Report Release Incoming
Attorney General William Barr said he would have a redacted version of the Mueller report in some congresspeople’s hands within one week. House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler will still seek the full report, though.

Attorney in College Admissions Scandal Cut From Firm
Gordon Caplan, the BigLaw partner wrapped up in the college admissions bribery scandal, has been dropped by his firm, Willkie Farr.

Oops
Just three months after taking a judgeship, Judge Bill McLeod of Harris County, Texas, accidentally resigned by stating his intentions to run for a higher office.

Judge Blocks Immigration Policy
A federal judge in San Francisco blocked a Trump administration policy that requires asylum-seekers to remain in Mexico as they await their hearings. The judge cited three reasons why the policy is unlawful.

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