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Wednesday Trial Watch: Lawsuit Challenges USOC Deal

USOC – Complaint

By Peter Rossi, LAW WEEK COLORADO
Editor’s Note: Statewide trial reporter Peter Rossi rounds up today’s court news.

Colorado Springs lawyer Lindsay Fischer filed a lawsuit in El Paso District Court late Monday against the Colorado Springs Public Facilities Authority. Fischer alleges that the funding mechanism for a deal with the U.S. Olympic Committee is unconstitutional because there is no public vote.
http://www.gazette.com/news/city-60380-lawsuit-springs.html

Larimer Officials Ponder How To Cover Legal Fees
Larimer County officials spoke Tuesday on how to cover $182,000 in legal fees to defend a lawsuit filed by Timothy Masters. Masters spent 10 years in prison for the murder of Peggy Hettrick before his attorneys uncovered evidence that said otherwise.
http://www.reporterherald.com/news_story.asp?ID=24503

Midyette Gets Deal In Plea Deal
Convicted child abuser Alex Midyette received a plea agreement Monday in Boulder on charges he violated probation while free on bond.
http://www.timescall.com/news_story.asp?ID=17594

Thompson: Jury Hears Children’s Testimony
The jurors in the Aaron Thompson trial heard testimony from the children in the home Tuesday, and they told authorities they hadn’t seen Aarone in a long time. Thompson is charged with child abuse resulting in the death of his daughter, Aarone.
http://cbs4denver.com/local/thompson.aaron.trial.2.1134368.html

Developer Pleads To Tax Evasion
A former developer from La Plata County, Michael Thomas Nargi, pleaded guilty to felony tax evasion for withholding taxes from the Colorado Department of Revenue.
http://durangoherald.com/sections/News/2009/08/19/Builder_pleads_guilty_to_felony/

Three Fort Morgan Attorneys Vie For Judgeship
Attorneys Dennis Bradenburg, Stuart Crespin and Ropert James are the three finalists for a Fort Morgan municipal judge position.
http://www.fortmorgantimes.com/ci_13157861

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