IN LOCAL NEWS
Lawmakers Delay Hearing for Record-Sealing Bill
The House Judiciary Committee last week postponed a vote on a bill that would allow for some drug convictions to be sealed. The bill is intended to give some offenders a chance to have a clean slate when convictions haunt them.
Court of Appeals to Hear Lottery Case
The Colorado Court of Appeals is set to hear arguments tomorrow in a case that involves a man who says he’s entitled to a $4.8 million lottery jackpot after splitting the pot with other ticket-holders who had cheated.
Busy Session for Criminal Justice Reform
It has been a busy legislative session thus far for criminal justice reform. Lawmakers have discussed, or already passed bills, on mental health, bail reform, sealing criminal records and more.
Rent Control Bill Set for Hearing
Lawmakers are set to hear a rent-control bill today. And the hearing is expected to be contentious.
Sexual Harassment at the Capitol
There are less than three weeks left to go in the legislative session, and lawmakers have yet to make major traction in their revision of Capitol sexual harassment policies.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
SCOTUS to Hear FUCT Case
The U.S. Supreme Court today will hear arguments about the FUCT trademark in relation to a federal law that says officials should refuse to register trademarks that are “scandalous” or “immoral.”
Previewing the Mueller Report
Judging by Attorney General William Barr’s trips to Congress last week, the version of the Mueller report he releases will only set the stage for higher tensions between the White House and Congress.
Early Financial Reports Flowing In
Early reports are coming in for AmLaw 100 and Second Hundred financials are showing the legal industry is as strong as it has been in recent years.
Kim Kardashian’s Law Career
Kim Kardashian West hopes to become a lawyer, and she intends to do it by taking the bar exam after “reading the law” rather than going to law school.
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