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Two Judges Disciplined Publicly, Three Privately in 2020

The Colorado Commission on Judicial Discipline on Aug. 3 released its annual report detailing disciplinary actions taken against Colorado judges and the number and nature of judicial misconduct complaints it received in 2020.

Former Attorney Sentenced for Conspiracy to Wire Fraud & Money Laundering

Former California attorney David Kaplan was sentenced for conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering.

CU Law’s Spencer Gives Insights on History of Voting Rights in U.S., Part Two

Law Week talked to Doug Spencer about the Voting Rights Act in a two-part discussion on a recent Supreme Court ruling.

Doug Spencer, Newly Appointed CU Law Professor, Discusses SCOTUS Voting Rights Decision

Law Week talked recently with Doug Spencer, a new addition to the University of Colorado Law School’s faculty, about the high court’s July 1 decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee.
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New Child Fatality Review Process Looks to Shine Light on Gaps and Legal Limitations

Colorado is stepping in line with independent review processes of child deaths due to abuse and neglect of other states across the U.S.
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DACA Dangers: Permanent Injunction Places Halt on New Applicants, Leaves Existing Applicants With Options

Another in a long line of legal challenges against DACA has brought the program to a halt, but existing DACA recipients aren’t in danger of losing support yet.
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Trio of Biden Judicial Candidates Get Committee Okay

The chamber’s Judiciary Committee approved the nominations of Gustavo Gelpí, Jr., Angel Kelley, and Christine O’Hearn.
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Colorado Farmer’s Suit Joins Others Claiming Race Discrimination in COVID Relief

The Mountain States Legal Foundation, a conservative nonprofit public interest law firm, is handling several cases including one in Colorado alleging that emergency COVID funds for farmers and ranchers are racially discriminatory — against whites.
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Cunningham, Perkins Coie patent litigator, confirmed to Federal Circuit

The Senate approved Tiffany Cunningham’s candidacy for a seat on the nation’s intellectual property-focused appellate tribunal.
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Department of Education Forgives Over 1,600 Student Loans, credits Colorado AG’s Office

The U.S. Department of Education cited the state AG in its approval of 100% borrower defense for repayment claims against Westwood College.