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Broncos Ownership Fight Isn’t Over
Pat Bowlen’s two oldest daughters have filed a new lawsuit challenging the validity of their late father’s trust, which will determine the next controlling owner of the Denver Broncos.
Citizenship Backlog Hurting Voting Rights
Colorado’s backlog of citizenship applications is negatively impacting applicants’ voting and civil rights, according to a new report.
Former Idaho Gubernatorial Candidate Investigated in Cold Case
Steve Pankey, a former Idaho gubernatorial candidate, is under investigation for the cold case abduction and death of a 12-year-old Greeley Girl.
One Potential Outcome in Opioid Litigation
Attorney General Phil Weiser said Colorado is looking for its own resolution in its Purdue Pharma litigation, but the state could be forced into å group settlement anyway.
Lawyers Release Police Shooting Video
The lawyer for the family of a man shot by Police officers in Rifle released video footage of the shooting, showing police shoot him in the back while he moved away from them. (Denver Post)
LexisNexis Arm Sued for Selling Private Data
LexisNexis Risk Solutions Inc. has been hit with a proposed class action alleging it unlawfully sold personal injury law firms personal information of drivers involved in car accidents.
L.A. Attorney Involved in Murder-Suicide
A Los Angeles deputy city attorney was identified as the perpetrator in a murder-suicide involving his wife and son.
Dems Call for Kavanaugh Impeachment
Democratic presidential candidates are calling impeachment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh in response to a new allegation of sexual misconduct.
Judge Blocks Removal of Charlottesville Confederate Statute
In a ruling last week, a Virginia judge blocked the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee that was at the center of the Charlottesville protests in 2017.
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