According to keynote speaker and DU prof Sam Kamin, "Marijuana at the Crossroads," a Sturm College of Law symposium that starts tomorrow (see the schedule below), aims to get beyond the usual pot palaver.
Sample subject: Are attorneys breaking their professional oath simply by specializing in medic ... More >>
Not everyone is out to get Stephanie Villafuerte.Stephanie Villafuerte's nomination as U.S. Attorney for Colorado hasn't gone smoothly. Opponents continue to suggest that she may have taken part in accessing a federal database for political reasons -- the very thing for which former ICE agent ... More >>
From the penthouse to the doghouse -- or is that the big house? Yesterday, a new Pew poll ranked Denver number one as the big city where people would most like to live.
Apparently it's already tops among crooks who can't think straight -- much less shoot straight. Yesterday, Tharin Gartrell, one ... More >>
Ken Salazar has been sworn in as Secretary of the Interior. Michael Bennet is now a U.S. senator. Tom Boasberg is taking over as superintendent of Denver Public Schools, promising to "accelerate reform."
That leaves just one more chair to fill -- the U.S. Attorney's seat vacated by Republican Tro ... More >>
Right before he headed into his lovefest/confirmation hearing for the Secretary of the Interior post, still-Senator Ken Salazar and new Senator Mark Udall sent President-elect Barack Obama the names of three candidates for U.S. attorney, since that post generally goes with the winning party, and Rep ... More >>
The Colorado Legislature just convened yesterday, with four months of hard work and tough budgeting choices ahead. So it's no surprise that in their off-hours, citizen lawmakers would rather ignore this new year altogether and go directly to 2010, which promises plenty of political surprises.
Alrea ... More >>