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Colorado Starts ‘Reconciliation’ Program
People who were sexually abused by priests as minors are now eligible to receive payment through a program announced by the Colorado Attorney General yesterday.
Neguse Fields Questions on Impeachment
Rep. Joe Neguse gave a town hall meeting yesterday where questions about President Donald Trump’s possible impeachment dominated the conversation.
Aspen Couple to be Sentenced for College Admissions Scandal
An Aspen couple could face prison time in their sentencing for their involvement in the college admissions scandal. (Denver Post)
Polis Presents Public Option Plan
Gov. Jared Polis yesterday announced his plan for a public insurance option. A final report is due to the legislature in November.
Local Support in U.S. Supreme Court Case
LGBT advocates gathered at the state capitol yesterday for a rally as the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether a business can fire an employee based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Parents Sue Over Video Game Addiction
A Canadian law firm proposed a class action against the publisher of the video game “Fortnite,” alleging the game is as addictive, and potentially harmful, as cocaine.
Supreme Court Won’t Hear Website Accessibility Case
The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear Domino’s Pizza’s appeal of a case that found its website and mobile app needed to comply with federal accessibility laws.
Companies Join in LGBT Discrimination Case
More than 200 companies joined an amicus brief that will be filed with the U.S. Supreme Court asserting that ending discrimination against LGBTQ workers is “good for business, employees, and the U.S. economy.” (Law.com)
Legal Industry Investment Rising Rapidly
Last year, legal industry investment grew by 718%, and this year could see double that.
Trump to Honor Reagan Administration Attorney General
President Donald Trump will present the Medal of Freedom to President Ronald Reagan’s former attorney general and chief of staff.
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