IN LOCAL NEWS
Jack Phillips Back in Court
Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips is back in court, after a trans woman revived her complaint that Phillips refused to make a cake for her gender transition. By leaving out the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the case could force courts to decide whether his actions violated Colorado law.
Safety and Rights Violations at ICE Detention Center
A surprise visit to four Immigration and Customs Enforcement sites found all immigrant detention centers had risks and violations, and Aurora’s ICE detention center doesn’t provide any outdoor space for recreation or allow in-person visitations.
BLM Could Move to Denver
Gov. Jared Polis said the Bureau of Land Management is more likely to relocate its headquarters to Denver than Grand Junction, even though his administration is more supportive of the federal agency moving to the Western Slope.
Lake County Unlawfully Billed Inmates
A report from a grand jury showed the Lake County Sheriff’s Department unlawfully billed inmates for their jail time, to the tune of $16,000.
Holland & Hart Featured for Pride
Holland & Hart is in the spotlight for Pride Month providing legal services or helping its attorneys take on advocacy roles that support the LGBTQ community.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Washington Rules Against Florist in Discrimination Case
The Washington State Supreme Court ruled against a florist who cited religious freedom for refusing to make an arrangement for a same-sex wedding.
Could Mueller be Compelled to Testify?
House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler told Democratic leaders at a closed-door meeting that he could issue a subpoena to Robert Mueller within two weeks if he is unable to secure his public testimony.
Barr, Ross Could be Held in Contempt
It seems likely that Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will be held in contempt of Congress after their departments denied an order from a House committee for more documents about the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census.
House Passes DACA Bill
The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation that could provide a path to legal status and citizenship for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients.
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