By Peter Rossi
LAW WEEK COLORADO
Editor’s Note: Statewide trial reporter Peter Rossi rounds up today’s court news.
Denver radio talk show host and criminal lawyer Craig Silverman spoke critically of how terror suspect Najibullah Zazi’s attorney, Art Folsom, is handling his case.
PR Rep Flooded With Calls
Public Relations representative Wendy Aiello’s phone is being flooded with phone calls–some abusive–after taking on Arthur Folsom as a client. Folsom reresents Najibullah Zazi, who is charged with lying to federal investigators.http://denver.bizjournals.com/denver/stories/2009/09/21/daily17.html?ana=from_rss
Judge Denies Churchill’s Motion Reverse
Denver Chief District Court Judge Larry Naves denied a motion filed by Ward Churchill to reverse his ruling that Churchill could not be reinstated at the University of Colorado.
Three OK City Judges Help Out In Colorado
A full docket is bringing three federal judges from Oklahoma City to help with Colorado court cases.
Aspen Man Indicted on Sexual Assault Charges
Aspen Man Jacob Frutin has been indicted by a grand jury on sexual assault charges. Public defender Stephen McCrohan is challenging the grand jury indictment.
Springs Judge Dismisses Trespassing Charge Against Bruce
Colorado Springs Municipal Judge Spencer A. Gresham dismissed a trespassing charge against anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce and another man after finding that the officer incorrectly changed the date on the ticket.
Greeley Man Charged Months After Traffic Death
Police say Jonathan Mullins’ DNA was behind the wheel of a car involved in a deadly car crash last April. Mullins has been charged in the traffic death of his friend, Shannon Paul Hotel.
Elderly Assault Suspect To Appear In Court
James Lee will appear in Moffat County Court at 2 p.m. Tuesday on charges of assaulting an elderly couple Aug. 30 at their home in Craig.
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