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Aspen Daily News
Bid for special prosecutor in Hecht case is denied by judgeLower court has yet to rule on issue A district judge Wednesday denied the pet
Bid for special prosecutor in Hecht case is denied by judge
Aspen Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Lower court has yet to rule on issue A district judge Wednesday denied the petition for a special prosecutor brought by the alleged victim in Aspen developer Nikos Hecht’s domestic-violence case, but a ruling from a lower court on the issue has yet... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
High court tosses killer's life sentenceHigh court tosses killer’s life sentenceVerle Mangum, 37, among those who may g
High court tosses killer's life sentence
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
High court tosses killer’s life sentenceVerle Mangum, 37, among those who may get chance at parole under new ruling Verle James Mangum was 17 and high on methamphetamine when he used a baseball bat to kill a Clifton mother and her 11-year-old... Read more
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Denver Post
Former Denver cop's kidnapping, sexual assault convictions upheldHector Paez, 36, was sentenced in 2012 to eight years in prison followed by sex
Former Denver cop's kidnapping, sexual assault convictions upheld
Denver Post / Posted 10 days ago
Hector Paez, 36, was sentenced in 2012 to eight years in prison followed by sex offender probation for a 10-year to life term after his 2010 arrest, according to a Denver District Attorney news release. Paez was accused of arresting a 36-year-old... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Developer ordered to pay Aspen couple over $180K in attorney feesDuring their legal imbroglio with the city of Aspen and the developer who sold
Developer ordered to pay Aspen couple over $180K in attorney fees
Aspen Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
During their legal imbroglio with the city of Aspen and the developer who sold them two high-end condos with the promise they would have exclusive access through an elevator entrance, a husband and wife spent more than $250,000 on attorneys. Now, an... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Mountain Law: Colorado HOAs can now restrict short-term rentals (column)Can HOAs restrict short-term rentals? Until the Colorado Court of Appeals addre
Mountain Law: Colorado HOAs can now restrict short-term rentals (column)
Summit Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Can HOAs restrict short-term rentals? Until the Colorado Court of Appeals addressed the issue last year, in a case called Houston v. Wilson Mesa Ranch Homeowners Ass’n, Inc., there were no Colorado decisions directly on this subject. Houston involved... Read more
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Denver Post
State's appeals court: Jeffco teacher sick leave records not protectedThe Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday concluded that Jefferson County teach
State's appeals court: Jeffco teacher sick leave records not protected
Denver Post / Posted 25 days ago
The Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday concluded that Jefferson County teachers' sick-leave records don't qualify as personnel files and are subject to examination under the state's open records act. The ruling affirms a lower court ruling and... Read more
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Denver Post
Appeals court rules teachers sick leave records are publicDENVER (AP) — The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that a public school teac
Appeals court rules teachers sick leave records are public
Denver Post / Posted 25 days ago
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Court of Appeals has ruled that a public school teacher's sick leave records are not part of a teacher's confidential personnel file and must be disclosed to the public, if requested. The ruling on Wednesday affirms a June... Read more
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Denver Post
Colorado's condo problem: Local construction-defects laws complicate statewide reform effortAs state lawmakers take another crack at reforming the state's construction-def
Colorado's condo problem: Local construction-defects laws complicate statewide reform effort
Denver Post / Posted 27 days ago
As state lawmakers take another crack at reforming the state's construction-defects law this legislative session, they will be doing so in a shifting legal environment that promises to remain in flux in the absence of state action. A dozen... Read more
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Denver Post
Climate for construction-defects reform in Colorado much changedAs state lawmakers take another crack at reforming the state's construction-def
Climate for construction-defects reform in Colorado much changed
Denver Post / Posted 27 days ago
As state lawmakers take another crack at reforming the state's construction-defects law this legislative session, they will be doing so in a shifting legal environment that promises to remain in flux in the absence of state action. A dozen... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Court upholds murder conviction The 2013 murder conviction of a Moffat County man who killed his wife’s lover
Court upholds murder conviction
The Daily Sentinel / Posted a month ago
The 2013 murder conviction of a Moffat County man who killed his wife’s lover will stand, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday. In his appeal, Leroy D. Fief, 51, tried to argue that District Judge Michael... Read more

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