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This Too Shall Pass: Remembering Sen. Gloria Travis Tanner

Sen. Gloria Travis Tanner, who was inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame in 2002, died on April 4 at age 86 at her Denver home.

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Moves Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Nomination Forward

On Monday, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee returned a split vote to advance the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.

TracFone Wireless to Pay $13.4 Million to Settle False Claims Relating to FCC’s Lifeline...

The DOJ announced TracFone Wireless Inc. agreed to pay $13.4 million to resolve allegations it violated the False Claims Act.
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Civil Action Against Historic Railroad for 416 Fire Closes Following Federal Settlement

For one of the case’s lead attorneys, it also wraps an fascinating chapter involving a dive into pre-statehood law, Colorado history and more.

Technology, Language and Fees Among Barriers to Civil Justice System, Report Says

A new report, based on a listening tour of the state, sheds light on the barriers Coloradans face in accessing the civil justice system.

Law Week Lookahead: April 2022

Stay connected with the Colorado legal community this month with events to learn, socialize or hone your skills.
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AG Merrick Garland Appoints Cole Finegan to Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys

AG Garland announced the appointment of 12 U.S. attorneys to serve on the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee of U.S. Attorneys.

CTLA Announces 2021 ‘Case of the Year’ Finalists

The CTLA's Case of the Year finalists fought employment discrimination, unsafe housing and an antiquated rule about childhood medical bills.

Durango Train Company Agrees to Pay $20 Million to Settle Federal ‘416 Fire’ Lawsuit

A Durango train operator has agreed to pay $20 million to settle a federal lawsuit over a devastating 2018 wildfire.
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Survey Finds Public Supports Diversity and Reforms to the U.S. Supreme Court

A recent study found that most American voters think a diverse U.S. Supreme Court is important and support court reforms like term limits.