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October 2015      Vol. 44, No. 10

The Colorado Lawyer, the official publication of the Colorado Bar Association, serves as an informational and educational resource to improve the practice of law.

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In and Around the Bar

CBA President's Message to Members
Education in Leadership—Go COBALT!, p. 5
Loren M. Brown

Bar News
News From CBA Sections, Committees, Local and Specialty Bars, and More, p. 7

Declaring October 2015 Legal Professionalism Month, p. 16

CBA Ethics Committee
Formal Opinion 109—Acquiring an Ownership Interest in a Client, Adopted May 19, 2001; Annotated June 20, 2009; Annotated August 6, 2015, p. 17


Coordinating Editors for Substantive Law Articles, p. 24

Special Issue: Education Law

About the Coordinating Editors, p. 21

Introduction: The Law and Education, p. 22
Ben Echeverria, Jennifer Wunsch, Jenna Zerylnick

CLE Credits and Test Information, p. 23

Overview of General Liability, Workers’ Compensation, and Employment Law ­Issues in K-12 Educational Institutions, p. 25
Frank Cavanaugh, Jenna Zerylnick

Gun Violence on Campus, p. 37
Ben Echeverria

Addressing the Educational Needs of English Language Learners: An Introduction to the 2012 DPS Consent Decree, p. 45
René Galindo

The Judiciary’s Role in Colorado’s School Finance System, p. 51
Kenzo Kawanabe, Terry R. Miller

Academic Freedom and Discharge From Public Employment: The Unsettled Debate, p. 57
Patrick T. O'Rourke, Jennifer Wunsch

Due Process Protections for Public School Students Facing Discipline, p. 67
Igor Raykin

Cannabis Laws and Research at Colorado Institutions of Higher Education, p. 73
Frank Robison, Elvira Strehle-Henson

Test Answers, p. 85


Coordinating Editors for Department Articles, p. 90

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business
Court Business, p. 111

Matters Resulting in Diversion
Disciplinary Case Summaries for Matters Resulting in Diversion and Private Admonition, p. 125

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 131

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 135

Notices, Products, and Services

Lawyers’ Announcements, p. 93

In Memoriam, p. 98

Lawyer Referral Resources, p. 107

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 108

Attorney Assistance Programs, p. 130

Calendar of Events, p. 144

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