Medical marijuana persecution vs. improper law practice: CO Supreme Court slaps Kurt Riggin

A fresh development in the bizarre case of Kurt Riggin, a self-proclaimed tribal chief and attorney accused of the improper practice of law plus a string of charges related to his defense of a medical marijuana patient in Park County. A judge has recommended that Riggin's claim of sovereignty based on his work with Native American tribes be ignored. But he's only begun to fight.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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