If you haven’t listened yet, Law Week Colorado’s latest podcast discusses how Colorado’s Senate Bill 181 shows the interplay between the legislature and the judiciary.
IN LOCAL NEWS
Denver Votes to Change Zoning Code
The Denver City Council voted unanimously to change the zoning code and how it applies to large developments and creating infrastructure master plans for projects.
Sen. Cory Gardner Has a New Challenger
Colorado state Sen. Angela Williams became the 12th Democrat to announce she’s running against Republican Sen. Cory Gardner.
Trial Set for 2020 for Man Suspected of Wife’s Murder
A man who was the subject of a Colorado Supreme Court ruling dealing with the question of whether he could use his wife’s life insurance policy to fund his legal defense against murder charges will go to trial in 2020.
Another DA Contender in the 4th
Senior Deputy District Attorney Michael Allen has entered the race to replace term-limited 4th District Attorney Dan May. (Colorado Politics)
Attorney Faces Felony Over Airbnb Listing
A Denver immigration attorney is the latest person to be caught for running afoul of the city’s short-term rental laws. Aaron Elinoff, an attorney with Novo Legal Group, was charged with a felony for allegedly making a false statement on his short-term rental application.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
ICE Uses Facial Recognition to Scour DMV Records
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have been found to use facial recognition to find undocumented immigrants through their driver’s license photos.
Judge Declines to Toss Opioid Case
The judge overseeing Oklahoma’s $17.5 billion opioid crisis lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson said he would allow the trial to continue.
Former In-House Attorney Files Discrimination Suit
A former in-house attorney at Nokia filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming she was fired for reporting alleged age and sex discrimination she was experiencing when she was passed over for a promotion. (Law.com)
Lawyer Not Responsible for Emotional Distress in Failed Adoption
The Iowa Court of Appeals overturned a $3.25 million verdict against a lawyer who was found to be liable for emotional distress damages for a failed adoption of a child.
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