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Sep 26, 2023

Attorneys: First Amendment protects Trump in ‘insurrection’ cases

DENVER — Attorneys for former President Donald Trump argue that an attempt to bar him from the 2024 ballot under a rarely used “insurrection” clause of the Constitution should be dismissed as a violation of his freedom of speech. The lawyers made the argument in a filing posted Monday by a Colorado court in one […]

Aug 2, 2018

NC firm helps win $383.5M wrongful death verdict

A national law firm with ties to North Carolina has helped win a $383.5 million verdict in three wrongful death cases against a dialysis company accused of giving the patients a treatment without consulting with their doctors. The plaintiffs alleged that DaVita gave the three patients an acid concentrate called GranuFlo without telling them or […]

Jan 2, 2015

Medical marijuana a challenge for legal pot states

SEATTLE (AP) — A year into the nation’s experiment with legal, taxed marijuana sales, Washington and Colorado find themselves wrestling not with the federal interference many feared, but with competition from medical marijuana or even outright black market sales. In Washington, the black market has exploded since voters legalized marijuana in 2012, with scores of […]

Dec 19, 2014

Colorado vows to defend pot law against states’ challenge

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states. The two states filed a lawsuit seeking a court order to prevent Colorado from enforcing […]

Apr 17, 2014

Colorado proposal: Label pot snacks clearly

DENVER (AP) — A measure to broaden a ban on certain types of edible marijuana to include products that mimic other foods or candies is up for a vote in the Colorado Legislature. A House committee is considering the proposal Thursday. It comes amid concerns that children can accidentally ingest some kinds of marijuana edibles. […]

Jan 8, 2014

Domestic Relations – Parent & Child – Colorado Support Order – Registration – Equitable Defense

Carteret County ex rel. Kendall v. Kendall (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-07-0003, 7 pp.) (Chris Dillon, J.)  Appealed from Carteret County District Court (Paul M. Quinn, J.) N.C. App. Holding: As the trial court recognized, the defendant-father did not raise any of the defenses enumerated in G.S. § 52C-6-607(a); therefore, the trial court should have registered […]

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