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September 2015      Vol. 44, No. 9

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
Suicide Prevention, 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. 14

CBA Annual Report
2014–15 Annual Report, p. 15

CBA Ethics Committee
Formal Opinion 113—Ethical Duty of Attorney to Disclose Errors to Client, Adopted November 19, 2005, Modified July 18, 2015, p. 25

Waterman Fund
2014–15 Report, p. 29


Coordinating Editors for Substantive Law Articles, p. 30

Criminal Law
POWPO and Gun Rights After Carbajal, p. 31
Adam Frank, Faisal Salahuddin

Government Counsel
Bailment Claims Under the Colorado Government Immunity Act and the Economic Loss Doctrine, p. 37
Dart M. Winkler, Nicholas C. Snow

Natural Resource and Environmental Law
New Clean Water Act Rule Defining Waters of the United States, p. 43
Deborah L. Freeman, Steve Dougherty

Tort and Insurance Law
Outrageous Conduct: Surveying the Bounds of Decency Under Colorado Tort Law—Part II, p. 51
Matthew J. Rita

Trust and Estate Law
Reformation: From Here to Uncertainty, p. 59
Kerri L. Klein


Appellate Practice
Recent Amendments to the Colorado Appellate Rules on Briefs and Oral Argument, p. 63
Alan M. Loeb, Jane Bailey, Melissa C. Meirink

Historical Perspectives
Sliced Hides and Severed Trials: A Cattle Rustling Case, p. 67
Frank Gibbard


Coordinating Editors for Department Articles, p. 72

CBA/DBA Joint Judicial Task Force
Colorado’s Method Shines as U.S. Supreme Court Grapples With Florida’s Judicial Elections, p. 73
Keith Lewis

From Our Readers
Letter to the Editor, p. 75

Legal Research Corner
Conducting Federal Tax Research, p. 77
Mark Popielarski

Review of Legal Resources
Medical Law and Ethics, 5th Ed., p. 83
Maureen (Mo) Watson

Read a book. Write a review., p. 84

Whoops—Legal Malpractice Prevention
Enforcing ADR Provisions in Fee Agreements, p. 85
J. Randolph Evans, Shari L. Klevens, Lino S. Lipinsky

From the Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions

Court Business, p. 107

Colorado Disciplinary Cases
Disciplinary Case Summaries, p. 115

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Summaries of Selected Opinions, p. 117

Notices, Products, and Services

Lawyers’ Announcements, p. 89

In Memoriam, p. 95

Colorado Supreme Court Pro Bono Legal Services Commitment and Recognition Program, p. 104

Lawyer Referral Resources, p. 106

Attorney Assistance Programs, p. 114

Calendar of Events, p. 127

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