IN LOCAL NEWS
Supreme Court to Decide Employee Discipline Case
The Colorado Supreme Court is being asked to weigh in on whether two police officers should get their jobs back after being fired 10 years ago for beating a man in LoDo.
Gov. Jared Polis vetoed five bills this year, three of which involve deregulating some jobs that require professional licensing. He says it will get more people working in those areas, but others are concerned about consumer protection.
Discrimination Case Settlement
A low-income housing authority in Meeker settled a lawsuit alleging it discriminated against tenants who owned emotional support animals.
Opposition to Rocky Flats Drilling
Community leaders from around the Rocky Flats site are unanimously opposing oil and gas drilling near the former industrial and nuclear storage facility.
Oil and Gas Regulation
State oil and gas regulators issued $5.2 million in oil and gas fines last year, marking a decrease while production has been rising.
Sheriff’s Deputy Arrested on Drug Charges
A Denver sheriff’s deputy was indicted on federal drug possession charges after being caught with a former inmate from the jail where she is employed.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Lawyer Ranks on the Rise
The number of active lawyers in the U.S. has been increasing over the past decade, with 1,352,027 practicing at the beginning of the year.
Judge Says he has no Place in Border Wall Fight
A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has ruled that the judiciary has no jurisdiction to enter the fight between President Donald Trump and the U.S. House of Representatives over the use of unappropriated funds to build a border wall.
Political Investigations Getting Even More Political
Reid Weingarten, a veteran lawyer who made his name investigating as well as defending lawmakers, said current politicians are making such investigations more political and hostile than ever.
Avenatti Moving Toward Disbarment
The State of California took the first step toward disbarring Michael Avenatti. The bar placed him on involuntary inactive status.
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