Concerns of Mental Competence Rise with Lawyers Over 65

As lawyers emerge from a year of pandemic-induced isolation, concerns have grown around the mental competency of the growing number of attorneys over 65 in an industry where colleagues are ill-equipped to distinguish between signs of of normal aging and something more in lawyers who can be relatively high functioning in early stages of dementia and often in denial about the need to step down.

Colorado Debates Bill to Reduce Arrests

A bill which would force police to issue tickets and arrest fewer people as a means of lowering the state’s jail population is at the center of a stormy debate in Colorado between reformers and opponents who warn of a danger to public safety.