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409 ABA Journal Colorado articles.

Fleeing Prisoner Blames Injuries on Lax Jail Security

A prisoner who hurt himself while trying to escape from jail has filed a lawsuit claiming a Colorado sheriff caused his injuries by making it too easy to flee.

Scott…

Plaintiff Faces Avalanche of Calls in Ski Suit Backlash

A Pennsylvania man and his wife left their home over the holidays after becoming the target of angry calls following their suit against an 8-year-old boy.

The Jan 2, 2008 6:08 PM CST

Now You Own It, Now You Don’t

Joyous Occasion Takes Troubling Turn Until Key Issue Is Resolved with Solomonesque Solution

8-Year-Old Sued for Ski Collision

A skier on vacation in Colorado is suing an 8-year-old boy who he blames for a collision in January at Beaver Creek in Vail.

David Pfahler, 60 of Allentown, Pa.,…

Ex-Judge Has Law License Suspended for Affair With Prosecutor

A former Colorado judge has had his law license suspended for three years after an affair with a prosecutor.

Grafton Minot Biddle of Douglas County was accused of having an…

DOJ Sues Colorado Springs Police for Retaliating Against Officer

The U.S. Justice Department has sued the Colorado Springs police department for refusing to promote an officer who helped his wife in a successful disabilities suit against the police.

The…

Widow of City Attorney to File Suit Blaming DA for Suicide

The widow of former Denver city attorney Larry Manzanares plans to sue the district attorney who investigated her husband, saying the investigation and a press conference contributed to his suicide.

U of Colo. to Pay $2.85M in Football Party Case

The University of Colorado has agreed to pay $2.85 million to settle a lawsuit by two women who say they were raped in 2001 at an off-campus party attended by…

Ashcroft Heckled, Protesters Forcibly Removed

Students at the University of Colorado at Boulder booed former Attorney General John Ashcroft during his appearance there earlier this week. The protest escalated to the point that several students…

Lawyer’s File Cleaning Prompts Call to TV Station

A Colorado lawyer has admitted he threw old files in a garbage dumpster behind his office building that contained personal information.

A victim of identity theft called CBS4 of Denver…

Chief Judge Accused in Handicapped Parking Spat

A Denver lawyer has filed a complaint claiming the chief judge of the Colorado federal courts threatened to call authorities when she confronted him about parking in a handicapped space.

US Had Spy Program Before Sept. 11, Ex-CEO Says

The former CEO of Qwest Communications claims the company lost hundreds of millions of dollars in government contracts after he refused its request for customer records in a secret surveillance…

Merged Firm to Corner Water Market?

A prominent Denver firm is merging with a California firm known for its work on water rights matters, creating a combination that will focus on such work throughout the western…

Lawyer’s ‘Bombast’ Gets Verdict Tossed

Colorado lawyer Mark Brennan is firing back at a judge who ordered a new trial in an employment case because of “boorish and unprofessional” behavior by the lawyer.

U.S. District…

CO Lawyer Charged in Child-Witness Case

A longtime Denver criminal defense attorney has been charged with 11 felony counts in a case concerning the alleged intimidation of a child witness against his client in a prostitution…

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