Gold Dome: Polis Looks to be Gubernatorial Frontrunner

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A study last year showed the U.S. Supreme Court has a problem with interrupting its female justices. Does the state Supreme Court share that habit? Law Week Colorado explores that in the latest episode of its Hearsay podcast.

A new survey suggests Jared Polis would win over Cary Kennedy in the four-way Democratic primary to be Colorado’s next governor, but both would defeat Republican frontrunner Walker Stapleton by the same margin.

Officials are optimistic about battling a wildfire near Silverthorne, but anxiety is rising about heat and dryness around the state sparking other fires this summer.

The class action lawsuit challenging the City of Denver’s “homeless sweeps” has a trial date set for next March. The parties also sparred over trial accommodations for homeless plaintiffs and the definition of a homeless sweep in a hearing yesterday.

A federal judge ruled that Colorado’s system of campaign finance law enforcement — which allows private citizens to file complaints without review for merit — is unconstitutional.

Denver’s social pot consumption licenses aren’t as popular as initially expected. Out of the 9,000 eligible businesses, only three have filed for licenses. The newest, Vape and Play, will be a pot-friendly environment for games, concerts and comedy shows.

The FBI agent who accidentally shot someone at Mile High Spirits was charged with second-degree assault, and more charges could come from his blood alcohol tests.

A lawyer for ex-FBI Director Andrew McCabe has filed a lawsuit to obtain records related to McCabe’s firing. McCabe’s lawyer maintains that his firing violated federal law and departed from rules and policies.

Demand Justice, a liberal nonprofit that opposes President Donald Trump’s judicial picks, is making a preemptive strike against his shortlist of Supreme Court candidates despite there not being a vacancy on the court right now.

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