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Lawyers Love Long Speeches

(image via Getty) Ed. Note: Welcome to our daily feature Trivia Question of the Day! Who was the principal speaker — delivering a notoriously long address — at the first Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in 1868? Hint: The Civil War veteran was also a lawyer who argued for the petitioners in front…

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AWAY TO THE CRAGS, WHERE EAGLES SOAR

  Away w’th th’moon  with her shadows and all those sturdy penumbras you saw in the ball. Forget you, forget you you fall out of bed and all you beget is quite suddenly dead.. She’s tousled & sleepy, this edge of the moon where Angus, dear Angus, just walked out the room. His pool-side of…

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Leonard Leo Is Always Nearby — See Also

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Alito’s Wife Might Not Be The Reason For The “Appeal To Heaven” Flag: Maybe Leo hung it up. Payback’s A Billboard: George Conway is telling Trump how he really feels. Hosting Legal Tech Panels Has Its Perks: This article is not about them. Double Trouble: Trump isn’t having the best…

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Morning Docket: 05.24.24

* This will be the final LSAT with logic games, a section of the test that managed to be both entirely useless and so “ridiculously coachable” that it undermined the whole test. [Reuters] * Deepfake political ad leads to criminal charges for Dean Phillips operative. Wait, for who? [Bloomberg Law News] * Former Biglaw attorney…

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Massive project starts remaking downtown Golden

A Coors family project remaking part of downtown Golden is officially underway. The project, called Clayworks, is the redevelopment of five city blocks owned by the Coors family. The 12.4-acre site at 500 9th St. will eventually include 1.2 million square feet of residential, retail, hotel and office space. Golden-based AC Development broke ground on…

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Could downtowns suffer because of 15-minute city concept?

In 2020, Paris, host to the 2024 Summer Olympics, embraced the 15-minute city concept, which revolves around a community where individuals can walk or ride to work, shop, dine and play — all within a 15-minute trip. The concept is not new — historical documents suggest similar concepts as far back as the 19th century….

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