Legal Lasso: Lucky’s Market Sued Over Layoffs

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Lucky’s Market Sued Over Layoffs
A former employee of Niwot-based Lucky’s Market is suing the company, which recently announced it was closing the majority of its stores, saying it didn’t give enough notice regarding store closures and layoffs. (Daily Camera)

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Colorado Supreme Court to Hear Sex Offender Registry Case
The Colorado Supreme Court announced earlier this week that it will hear a case questioning whether mandatory, lifetime sex-offender registration constitutes cruel and unusual punishment under the Constitution for minors who offend multiple times.

Private Paid Family Leave Bill Incoming
Colorado Democrats are preparing to introduce a paid family leave bill that relies on private insurance companies rather than a publicly funded system.

Empty Beds at Denver Rescue Mission
Despite snow and temperatures below zero, the Denver Rescue Mission reports there were 200 empty beds overnight on Monday.

Shadow Inc. Based in Denver
The company responsible for the app behind the Iowa caucus snafu is based in Denver.



BigLaw Firm’s New Business Model Scorns Some Partners
BigLaw firm Irell & Manella announced it was pursuing an “alternative business model,” saying it would not make investments in practice areas outside of its core business areas. As expected, some partners in those non-core business areas are leaving.

Former GC Files Age Discrimination Suit
The former general counsel for American Mining Insurance Group says he was fired in 2018 because of his age.

Roberts Attends State of the Union
Chief Justice John Roberts attended last nights State of the Union address despite presiding over President Donald Trump’s ongoing impeachment trial. He has attended every State of the Union since becoming chief justice.

The impeachment trial is set to end today, with Republicans expected to have the votes to acquit. But the end of the trial is likely not the end.

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