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Chief District Court judge skates to the finish line in Durango

Speed skaters need supreme balance, principled discipline and a precise application of power to glide across the ice in record time. The same can be said of district court judges who oversee civil...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Three finalists named for 6th Judicial District judgeship

A nominating commission has selected three finalists for a district court judgeship created by the retirement of 6th Judicial District Chief Judge Gregory Lyman, who plans to retire in January....

DATE: Aug. 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Two judges recommended for retention in 6th Judicial District

Two district court judges standing for retention this November in the 6th Judicial District received favorable reviews from attorneys and laymen. Jeffrey Wilson and William Herringer both were...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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6th Judicial District chief judge retiring

After 20 years as a 6th Judicial District Judge, Gregory Lyman, well-known for his impartiality, will retire in January. “He’s going to be sorely missed by the citizens of the 6th Judicial,” said...

DATE: July 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Scalia remembered for love of God, country, family

WASHINGTON – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was remembered Saturday as a man who loved God, country and family at a funeral Mass capping two days of mourning for a jurist who left a long and...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Supreme Court vacancy is tangible test for 2016 candidates

WASHINGTON – The presidential election just got real. The unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia – and the immediate declaration from Republicans that the next president should...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Scalia’s death means loss of key vote in divided cases

WASHINGTON – Justice Antonin Scalia’s death deprives conservatives of a key vote that could change the outcome in some major Supreme Court cases, including one in which labor unions appeared headed...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Carlson, Minot retained as district, county judges

Both freshman 6th Judicial District Judge Suzanne F. Carlson and veteran La Plata County Judge Martha Tinsley Minot retained their seats in Tuesday’s election. In the final report, Carlson received...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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When grading judges isn’t blind

What does it take to get an “A+” as a judge in Colorado? Research shows it helps to be male. The Colorado Judicial Review Commission does what individual citizens cannot – analyze the performance...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Judges Minot, Carlson recommended for retention

There won’t be any fliers, no radio or television ads, no candidates knocking on the door for several items on the November ballot: The retention of judges at the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Guv names new Archuleta County judge

Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed former state senator and Colorado Lt. Gov. Samuel H. Cassidy to be the next Archuleta County judge. Cassidy will take the bench Jan. 13, 2015, upon the retirement...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

1 of 3 judgeship finalists to be appointed by guv

Samuel H. Cassidy, Gayle O. Dixon and Deborah R. Schulte have made it to the next round in the quest for the Archuleta County judgeship. The three are finalists to replace Judge James Denvir when...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News