IN LOCAL NEWS
Colorado Oil and Gas Companies Drilling Without Permits
Colorado public health officials have let oil and gas companies begin operations at nearly 200 sites across the state without first getting permits that limit how much toxic pollution they can release into the air.
The legislature is considering a bill that would require Colorado courts to hold detainees no longer than 48 hours before having a bond-setting hearing — matching the state to the federal requirement.
Bennet Discusses Health, Campaign Plans
Sen. Michael Bennet said he still plans to make a run for president, despite his cancer diagnosis.
A Boulder Affair
Speakers from a range of backgrounds will be descending on Boulder this week for CU’s Conference on World Affairs.
CenturyLink Won’t be Moving its HQ
Even though CenturyLink acquired two Colorado companies, it will continue to keep its headquarters in Louisiana.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
House Sues Trump Administration Over Border Wall
The U.S. House of Representatives is suing the Trump administration over its plans to build a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. The lawsuit challenges President Donald Trump’s ability to access certain funds for the wall by declaring an emergency declaration.
DOJ Calls Out Prison Problem
According to the DOJ, some Alabama prisons are so understaffed and so overcrowded that they likely violate the Eighth Amendment by failing to protect inmates from others.
Partnership Still the High Bar for Lawyers
A recent survey found that young lawyers still have partnership as their top goal, despite generational differences in work philosophies.
Judge Blocks Citizenship Question
A third federal judge has found a citizenship question on the census to be unlawful.
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