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IN LOCAL NEWS
Boulder Credit Union Hit With Lawsuit
A class-action lawsuit, filed by Franklin D. Azar & Associates, alleges Boulder-based Elevations Credit Union has been hitting customers with large, and sometimes erroneous overdraft fees.
CADA Continues Emissions Standards Lawsuit
The Colorado Automobile Dealers Association is continuing to challenge Colorado’s new vehicle standards after a judge dismissed the organization’s lawsuit for failure to prove “economic injury” or that it was eligible to sue.
Denver Auditor Wants to Sue Westin Hotel
Denver’s auditor is asking the city attorney to sue the Westin Hotel at Denver International Airport for refusing share data about its revenues, which raised questions about how much the city is owed.
Crow to be a Regular at ICE Detention Center
Colorado Rep. Jason Crow will be keeping a close eye on ICE’s immigrant detention center located in his district with weekly visits.
Colorado Looking for More Data on Methane Emissions
State environmental regulators are considering requiring oil and gas operators to routinely measure and report their methane emissions beginning next year.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Federal Appeals Court Hears Obamacare Arguments
A panel of judges on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on Obamacare and questioned whether the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate is unconstitutional and whether the entire law could stand without it.
Plaintiff Wins in Law Firm Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit
A Chicago immigration lawyer has been awarded $229,498 in a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit after a judge entered a default judgment for the law firm’s slow discovery.
Kirkland & Ellis to Start Contingency Work
Kirkland & Ellis is jumping into the world of plaintiff’s-side contingency cases, something typically left to smaller plaintiff-focused firms.
Judge Denies Lawyer Swap on Census Case
A federal judge yesterday denied a request by the Trump administration to replace its legal team in a lawsuit challenging the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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