Legal Lasso: Elijah McClain Investigation Faults Police and Paramedics

by Law Week

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IN LOCAL NEWS

Police Found at Fault Through Elijah McClain Investigation
A review of Elijah McClain’s death concluded police were at fault for initiating the stop of the 23 year old and then investigators did a poor job of documenting what happened.

Dominion Sues My Pillow CEO
Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems has filed one more defamation lawsuit — this one against My Pillow founder and pitchman Mike Lindell.

State Bill Would Expand Immigrants’ Rights
A coalition of state lawmakers and immigrant rights advocates are pushing for legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to receive public benefits and allow them to earn professional certifications.

Colorado Won’t Adopt Cap and Trade
The Air Quality Control Commission on Friday rejected a proposed cap-and-trade plan to cut back on greenhouse gas emissions, instead saying they would follow the governor’s roadmap.

Space Command Decision Gets a Second Look
The Department of Defense announced Friday that it will investigate the Trump administration’s decision to relocate the U.S. Space Command headquarters from Colorado Springs to Alabama.

 

IN NATIONAL NEWS

Garland Before Judiciary Committee
The confirmation hearings for Merrick Garland as attorney general are underway this morning. Garland has served for 20 years on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Congress Proposes H-1B Changes
Under proposed bills in both congressional chambers, employers of H-1B workers might see an overhaul of the visa lottery system.

SCOTUS Ends Fight Over Trump’s Financial Records
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected former president Donald Trump’s effort to keep his private financial records from the Manhattan district attorney. (Washington Post)

Man Who Targeted Judge Also Had Plans for a Justice
The FBI found that the man who killed a federal judge’s son and wounded her husband might have also been planning to attack Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

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