Archive for ‘October, 2014’

Ethical Dilemmas or A No Good, Terrible, Bad Day

  On August 1, you purchased additional storage space on icloud.com. Proud as punch, you eliminated your backup server in your office, the need for a…

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From the President: Grab Your Portfolio—A Bar Ambassador Program For Young Lawyers

  The sky is by no means falling. Nonetheless, it is a challenge to make the bar association constantly relevant to new lawyers. The employment market…

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How Should We Select Our Judges?

  “In too many states judicial elections are becoming political prizefights where partisans and special interests seek to install judges who will answer to them instead…

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The Robes and Wigs of History’s Courtroom

  As we reflect on the past with this month’s nostalgia issue, I cannot help but admire certain traditions of the past. For example, the old…

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West to the 32nd Meridian: Colorado Legislation Pt. 2

  “The legislature, presumably, is paramount among the lawmaking organs of the political state. Subject to the Constitution, when it propounds law, its pronouncement is supreme.”…

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Book Review: The Punisher’s Brain – The Evolution of Judge and Jury

  “We are lived by powers we pretend to understand: They arrange our lives; it is they who direct at the end.”  —W.H. Auden Cambridge Studies…

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My Paperless Office

  Imagine walking into your office to find your desk completely bare, with the exception of a laptop. Your bookshelves, file cabinets, and that stack of…

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Legal Affairs: November

GOOD THINGS John M. Vaught, Gordon “Skip” W. Netzorg, and David S. Neslin recently became Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. The Congressional Coalition on Adoption…

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Picture This: November

The 2014 Denver Lawyers’ Arts & Literature Party A celebration for the third Denver Lawyers’ Arts and Literature contest was held on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at…

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Comida Cantina Bar Review

  Up just a few miles north from downtown in Denver’s River North Art District (RiNo) is a refreshingly edgy industrial food market called The Source.…

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