Legal Lasso: ICE Gives a Look Inside the Aurora Detention Center

by Tony Flesor

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LOCAL NEWS

ICE Gives a Look Inside Aurora Detention Center
Immigration and Customs Enforcement gave a tour of its Aurora immigrant detention center to Aurora mayoral candidates. ICE defended its practices but also said some changes are coming.

Community Court Watch is Keeping an Eye on Court Reform
Colorado is following some other states’ lead in implementing a community watchdog group to make sure the courts are implementing the reforms they say they are.

Walker Stapleton Wins in Signature Collection Case
Former Colorado gubernatorial candidate Walker Stapleton won his lawsuit against the firm he hired to collect signatures to put him on the ballot.

Home Advisor Sued Over Screening Process
A group of Denver metro area residents are suing Home Advisor, questioning how the company screens its contractors. 

Zipline Crashes Highlight Safety Concerns
A lawsuit against a zipline operator highlights the safety concerns surrounding the growing business. In the past few years, zipline injuries and fatalities have spiked across the country. (Denver Post)

NATIONAL NEWS

The DOJ Will Investigate Epstein’s Death
Attorney General William Barr said the DOJ will investigate Jeffrey Epstein’s death. Epstein was found dead in his jail cell over the weekend, and the news was immediately followed by suspicions of foul play.

Prosecutors Confounded by Hemp Laws
States with new hemp laws, but not marijuana laws, are leaving many prosecutors uncertain of how to pursue marijuana crimes without running into confusion in lab tests.

New Regulations Could have Big Impact on Immigrants With Benefits
The Trump administration is moving forward with regulations that are expected to dramatically reshape the U.S. immigration system by denying green cards and visas to immigrants who use a range of federal benefits.

DOJ Working to Decertify Union of Immigration Judges
The U.S. Department of Justice took a step Friday to decertify the union for immigration judges by filing a petition with the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

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