Posts from the ‘DBA Community’ category

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 robes…

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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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Reflections on the News, Then and Now

  As we go in search of the “good old days,” I feel strangely like Professor Wormbog executing a careful search for the illusive Zipperump-a-Zoo. Everyone…

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Life & the Law: Lessons Learned from a Denver Judge’s 50-year Journey

  “I still believe in paper. They had to pull me kicking and scratching into the 21st century,” Judge Herbert Galchinsky says, chuckling. Galchinsky may not…

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Incoming DBA YLD Chair Elisabeth Mankamyer on the Value of the Bar

I don’t know how she does it. Yes, that’s the title of a recently released blockbuster, but it’s also going to be what you’re thinking as…

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What advice would you give to a new lawyer in their first year of practice?

  The transition from law student to full-fledged attorney isn’t exactly a piece of cake. In fact, it can sometimes feel like you have no idea…

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Back to School for Lawyers: Three Primary Focus Areas for Volunteers in Denver’s Schools

  Sharpen your pencils and get ready for fun and meaningful volunteer opportunities in our Denver schools! The DBA’s Lawyers and Schools Committee (LSC) is kicking…

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Ten Questions with DBA Member Sarah Domke

“Ten Questions” is a new Docket feature focused on getting to know DBA members. If you’re interested in being in the spotlight—or know someone else who…

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