Tag:colorado law

Law Week Lookahead: December 2021 Events

Law Week Colorado’s December round up of events from local bar associations, universities, law firms and more.

CU Law Students Review CBI Cases for Potential Exoneration

CU Law’s Korey Wise Innocence Project has partnered with the CBI to review 51 cases that used hair microscopy evidence.

A Brief History of Ben B. Lindsey, Controversial Denver Judge and Pioneer of Juvenile Law

Ben B. Lindsey is recognized as a founder of the Denver Juvenile Court, but the famous judge was the subject of controversy throughout his legal career.

It’s Open Season on Soliciting Business Owners

An extraordinary thing happened to the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct six months before everyone was ordered home to their COVID-19 bunkers: the prohibition on soliciting potential business clients was virtually abolished.

The History of Plain Language in Colorado Law

Plain language efforts date back to a 1990s movement to eliminate “legalese” and bring lawyers and their clients closer together.

The Case Law Behind DNA Tests

The Colorado Supreme Court in 1993 weighed in for the first time in the state about the admissibility of certain DNA evidence. Just two...

Cruel and Unusual?

After Jesus Gutierrez was convicted of felony menacing and unlawful use of an incendiary device in the commission of a felony, he was adjudicated...

Unprecedented Ouster at NLRB a Sign of Things to Come

It has been a dramatic few weeks at the National Labor Relations Board. On his first day in office, President Joe Biden fired Trump-appointed...