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Denver Takes on Social Equity in the Pot Business
Denver is taking on the issue of social equity in the marijuana business by opening up marijuana delivery specifically to social equity license applicants. And on that social equity piece, we break down how laws differ among states depending on when they legalized marijuana.

Regina Rodriguez Moves Closer to Judgeship Appointment
The Senate Judiciary Committee last week advanced Regina Rodriguez’s nomination for a federal judge seat.

STEM School Shooting Trial Begins
The jury trial for one of the two teenagers accused in the shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch is scheduled to start today. (Denver Post)

Colorado Lawyers Defend Wild Mustangs
Two Colorado lawyers prevailed in an Endangered Species Act case before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Dems Update Jail Reduction Bill
Colorado Democrats have revamped a bill that was designed to limit arrests and the use of cash bail for certain crimes



Law Students Surveyed on Work Interests
According to a new survey of law students, less than half said they would prefer to work in an office for their summer work, and a little more than half were most worried about connecting with colleagues and getting sufficient mentoring because of remote work.

Supreme Court Rules on Punishments for Green Card Holders
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the government can seek to more harshly punish green card holders whose deportations are based on rules that were later invalidated.

Supreme Court Sides with Guam in Superfund Case
Also this morning, the Supreme Court unanimously backed Guam’s bid to pursue payment from the U.S. for hazardous waste dumping by the Navy at the territory’s Ordot Dump. The court heard oral arguments in the case in late April.

Lawyer Charged for Ponzi Scheme
A BigLaw partner has been charged for participating in an alleged Ponzi scheme involving fake timber purchases.

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