IN LOCAL NEWS
Protestors Replace Flag at ICE Facility
Protestors at the ICE immigrant detention center in Aurora pulled down an American flag outside the facility and replaced it with a Mexican flag.
Kaiser Pemanente Workers Could be Moving Toward Strikes
Contract talks between Kaiser Permanente and unions representing 85,000 workers broke down last week. The unions will hold votes starting later this month to decide whether to authorize an unfair labor practice strike. (Denver Post)
Gardner Says Eid is in Line for a SCOTUS Seat
Sen. Cory Gardner, talking at the Western Conservative Summit, said President Donald Trump would nominate 10th Circuit Judge Allison Eid for a U.S. Supreme Court seat, should he win another term in office.
Judge’s Arraingment Delayed
A judge has agreed to delay the arraignment for 21st District Judge Lance Timbreza, who was cited by police on suspicion of drunk and careless driving last month.
Colorado Real Estate Company Sued
Unison Housing Partners — formerly known as Adams County Housing Authority — is being sued by a California company of the same name for trademark infringement. Unison Housing Partners said it had already been in communication with the company, though.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Leadership Changes at Political Firms
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck saw a transition in its leadership last week, but in early July, several other large political firms saw some change at the top of their organizations as well. (National Law Journal)
Who’s Afraid of Kirkland?
Leaders at litigation firms say they’re not worried about Kirkland & Ellis eating their lunch after the BigLaw giant announced it would start doing contingency fee litigation. (Law.com)
Discussing Sidley Austin Partner’s Death
A BigLaw partner who committed suicide at work is putting the topic of workplace mental health in the spotlight.
Klobuchar Talks About Judge Appointments
Sen. Amy Klobuchar is making the judiciary a central part of her presidential campaign. She said she would nominate a large batch of federal judges on the first day of her presidency, but so far, she isn’t saying who.
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