Today is the big day — the last day of the legislative session. There are many bills still left outstanding, and anything that doesn’t get passed tonight will have to be brought back next year.
IN LOCAL NEWS
Bennet and DeGette Ask for Barr’s Resignation
Sen. Michael Bennet is kicking off his presidential campaign by joining Rep. Diana DeGette in asking for U.S. Attorney General William’ Barr’s resignation. They say Barr mischaracterized special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and the attorney general acted as the president’s personal criminal defense lawyer.
Sex Offender Attorney Faces New Claims
A Colorado attorney, who is a convicted sex offender, is defending against new claims that he was harassing women and girls online and in court. He is now facing a complaint to the Office of Attorney Regulation.
More on the Red Flag Challenge
Rocky Mountain Gun Owners gave a press conference yesterday where the organization discussed its legal challenge to the new red flag law. The organization’s executive director said the state constitution was violated when motions to have the red-flag bill read at length were denied in March.
Landlord Settles Discrimination Lawsuit
A Denver landlord who refused to rent to a Muslim father and son settled the night before jury selection was set to start for trial.
Walsh Discusses Senate Race
Former U.S. Attorney John Walsh discussed his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat. His biggest policy focuses are increasing access to health care, addressing climate change and pushing for gun reform.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
White House Counsel Emmet Flood belittled the Mueller report as “part law school exam paper.”
Opioid Executive Found Guilty for Running Bribery Scheme
A jury in Boston has found drug company executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants guilty of a racketeering conspiracy.
DLA Piper’s Tech Gamble
DLA Piper is trying to get ahead of the next recession by making moves in technology and innovation investments.
Alex Jones’ Comments Come Back to Haunt Him
Alex Jones’ defense lawyer co-hosted a show with him where they discussed the lawsuits Jones faces from Sandy Hook parents. Opposing counsel now want the lawyer removed from the case for comments he made on the air.
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