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
State Settles CDOC Lawsuit
The State of Colorado settled a lawsuit with a transgender inmate who was sexually assaulted in Department of Corrections custody. The settlement includes new policies to protect other transgender inmates.
Homeless Sweeps Settlement Gets Brought Before the Class
Jason Flores-Williams, the attorney who spearheaded the homeless sweeps class action lawsuit against the City and County of Denver, met with class members yesterday to discuss the settlement proposed by city attorneys in federal court.
States Urge Courts to Allow Supervised Injection Sites
Officials from 13 states, including Colorado, are banding together to urge a federal court to allow a Philadelphia site to open.
Judge Bans Self-Representation
A judge said a litigious man was abusing the judicial system and can no longer represent himself in lawsuits he brings against others. Can the courts do that?
The Man Behind the LEGO Man
A former New York City corporate lawyer is behind the LEGO people you can find downtown.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Where Tech and the Law Converge
The legal profession is turning to technology innovations more and more. Which is giving rise to the “legal engineer.”
Trouble Ahead for Commercial Litigation Financing?
As laws more frequently target the litigation funding industry, commercial litigation finance companies are worrying they might also come into the cross hairs.
Department of Education Sued Over Loan Forgiveness Program
Members of one of the country’s largest teachers unions are suing the federal government for loans they say weren’t forgiven.
One Year on the Job
His might not be a household name like Attorney General William Barr, but Brian Benczkowski, the head of the DOJ’s criminal division, has been in the middle of plenty of major developments in his first year on the job.
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