Legal Lasso: Two More Firms Move to 1144 Fifteenth

by Tony Flesor

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LOCAL NEWS

Two More Firms Move to 1144 Fifteenth
Denver’s newest skyscraper is fully leased with two more law firms moving in — Arnold & Porter and Greenspoon Marder. And for at least one of the firms, that includes changing to a different work space plan.

Lawmakers Deciding How to Respond to Catholic Church Report
Some state lawmakers are deciding what to do next after the attorney general’s report detailing sexual abuse within the Catholic church. Some are considering legislation to extend the statute of limitations for victims of the abuse.

Court Diversion Program Hit Hard by Immigration Fight
A juvenile justice diversion program could be hit hard by the state’s dispute with the Trump administration over immigration policy. The Alamosa program relies on federal funding that is currently being withheld.

Open Records Laws Lag Behind Technological Curve
As electronic communications continue to evolve — and are often sent and deleted quickly — open records laws are struggling to keep up with the times.

Homeless Activist Arrested While Helping Clear Homeless Camp
An activist for homeless advocacy group Homeless Out Loud was arrested for failure to appear on a “public order crime.”

Gardner Stands Against Impeachment Inquiry
Sen. Cory Gardner signed a resolution condemning the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry for not holding a formal vote before opening the inquiry.

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Gardner Stands Against Impeachment Inquiry
Sen. Cory Gardner joined a group of Republican lawmakers who are condemning the Democrat-led impeachment inquiry for not holding a formal vote before opening the inquiry. The announcement was made Friday.

Woman Convicted for Trying to Kill Her Lawyer
A 78-year-old Louisiana woman has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for trying to kill her attorney, who had tried to withdraw as her bankruptcy lawyer.

Bannon to Appear in Roger Stone’s Trial
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is expected to appear as a witness for the government during Roger Stone’s trial next month.

Settlement Tossed Out Over Press Releases
A federal judge in Chicago has tossed a $16 million settlement between Kraft Foods Group Inc. and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, finding CFTC’s press releases violated its confidentiality provision.

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