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January 4, 2005


- Jan. 10: Legal Status of Guantanamo Bay Detainees: Rights and Remedies after the Supreme Court's Decision in Rasul v. Bush
- Press Club hosts NY attorney/novelist 
- Latest Assignments in Denver Courts
- DU Recent Grad Reunion/Hockey Game
- Music Law Summit
- Court Orientation Handbook 
- Wanted: Attorney Court Tour Guides
- DBAA-CLE Programs
- DBAA-CLE Publications

***Jan. 10: Legal Status of Guantanamo Bay Detainees: Rights and Remedies after the Supreme Court's Decision in Rasul v. Bush  
Come hear Barbara Olshansky, Senior Litigation Attorney from the Center for Constitutional Rights in NY City—the Supreme Court attorneys in Rasul—and Mark DeLaquil, from Baker & Hostetler's Washington, D.C. office discuss this decision. It’s noon to 1:30 p.m. at the bar offices, 1900 Grant St., 3rd floor classroom, co-sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association Bill of Rights Committee and the CBA Criminal Law Section. Cost is $15 and includes CLE and lunch. To reserve seats, call (303) 860-1115, Ext. 727 or e-mail:

***Press Club hosts NY attorney/novelist 
New York City prosecutor-turned-novelist Linda Fairstein will be the guest speaker at a Book Beat Luncheon at noon, Jan. 13, at the Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Place, co-sponsored by the DBA. Fairstein, a sex crimes prosecutor with the Manhattan District Attorney's office for over 20 years, will talk about her recent legal thriller "Entombed." CU Law Prof Mimi Wesson will preside. Cost is $17. For reservations, call (303) 571-5260. 

***Latest Assignments in Denver Courts
Go to for information on where Denver County and District judges are located, and see phone numbers and assignments.

***DU Recent Grad Reunion/Hockey Game
Get together with friends Jan. 28 at the DU Sturm College of Law. Reception is 6 – 7:30 pm. and the hockey game is at 7:35 p.m. Cost is $20 for both. For info, go to

***Music Law Summit
The program by DBA/CLE will be a daylong program on Jan. 14 featuring panel discussions with some of the music industry’s top attorneys and executives. Go to: Music Law, Jan. 14, Denver 

***Court Orientation Handbook
You can buy a handbook that was published for the annual court orientation. For info, contact Melissa Nicoletti at Cost is $30 for DBA members/$40 for non-members and includes shipping. The book has: Introduction to County Court, The County Clerk, Introduction to District Court, The Civil Case, Protective Orders, The Domestic Case, and Dispute Resolution, plus maps and lists of the courtrooms.

***Wanted: Attorney Court Tour Guides 
Court Tour Guide orientation will be Friday, Jan. 14, 9:30 - 11:45 a.m.; learn the courthouse and how to give the tour for elementary and middle school students this spring. Contact Kari Brandt at or (303) 824-5340.

***DBA-CLE Programs (now you can register online!):
Notary Law, Jan. 21, Denver

***DBA-CLE Publications (now you can order online!):

Colorado Estate Planning Handbook Fifth Edition – pre-order by Jan. 31 and receive a 10% discount!