Legal Lasso: Senators Make Federal Judge Recommendations

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Judicial Nominees
Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper named Kenzo Kawanabe, Charlotte Sweeney and Nina Wang as potential nominees for a federal judge seat.

Hearing Set for Boulder Mass Shooter
The Arvada man charged with killing 10 in the King Soopers shooting has a preliminary hearing in September. (Denver Post)

Shooter Faces New Charges
Boulder DA Michael Dougherty filed additional attempted murder charges against the man, as well.

Supreme Court Rules on School District Taxation
The Colorado legislature may permit school districts to incrementally raise property taxes in coming years without voter approval under a bill that’s headed to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk, the state Supreme Court ruled on Monday.

Dems Discuss Stimulus Plans
Colorado Democratic leaders gathered at the state Capitol to unveil their initial proposal for how to put $3.8 billion in federal stimulus funds to work.



DOJ Seeks to Block Release of Obstruction Memo
The DOJ has released a portion of an internal memo cited by former leaders as part of their decision concluding that former President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice, but the department will seek to block release of the full memo.

Deputy DAs Sue Their Office
Five female deputy district attorneys are able to move forward with a gender discrimination lawsuit against Contra Costa County, California, and its DA’s office.

Remote Work Takes Hold in the Law
A Florida judge has agreed to allow a New Jersey attorney work remotely from the Sunshine State. (

Drug Dealer Sworn in
A former drug dealer was sworn in as an attorney by the judge who previously sentenced him to probation with a challenge to change his life.

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