Briefs

Gov. Polis Announces Clemency for 24 Individuals

Gov. Jared Polis announced Dec. 22 he granted clemency to 24 individuals, including four commutations and 19 pardons.

Susan Prose, Kathryn Starnella Appointed U.S. Magistrate Judges

The U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado announced the selection of Susan Prose and Kathryn Starnella as U.S. Magistrate Judges.

Colorado to Get $200K in Refunds for Americor and Credit9 Consumers

AG Weiser announced his office secured $200,000 in refunds for Colorado customers wronged by Americor and Credit9.

Gov. Polis Appoints Inga Causey to the Eagle County Court in the 5th Judicial...

Gov. Jared Polis appointed Magistrate Judge Inga Causey to the Eagle County Court in the 5th Judicial District, effective immediately.
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Colorado AG Announces Natural Resources Fellowship in Honor of Late Justice Hobbs

Former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs, Jr. was honored by State Attorney General Phil Weiser, who dedicated a natural resources and environment fellowship at the Colorado Department of Law to the late justice, according to a Dec. 2 announcement.

Judicial Officers Update Practice Standards

Several U.S. District Court Judges for the District of Colorado updated their practice standards, effective Dec. 1.

Ray Ojeda Resentenced for 1997 Attack on 15-Year-Old Girl

After the Denver DA’s Office reached a plea agreement with Ray Ojeda in August, he was resentenced this week to 96 years.

Grand Jury Indicts Clear Creek Deputies Involved in Fatal Shooting

A grand jury indicted two former Clear Creek County Sheriff’s Office deputies involved in the fatal shooting of Christian Glass.

Stryker Ordered to Pay $2.2 Million in Fees and $70K in Sanctions in Breach...

A federal judge ordered medical distributor corporation Stryker to pay $2.2 million after paying $4.75 million in damages to ORP Surgical in May.

ABA Issues Guidance for Lawyers on Email Protocols and ‘Reply All’ Use

The ABA’s ethics committee released a formal opinion cautioning lawyers to refrain from including their clients in emails to opposing lawyers.