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About Angel Coil Bartlett

Angel, Coil & Bartlett is a Bozeman Montana Law Firm. Their blog is a collaborative effort of partners and attorneys in Bozeman and Montana.

Montana Bill to Abolish the Death Penalty Fails in House by a Single Vote

A bill to abolish the death penalty in Montana failed by a singe vote on Monday. The Montana House of Representatives deadlocked, voting 50 in favor and 50 opposed. It appears this will be the final vote on this issue … Continue reading

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Legislative Effort Renewed to End the Death Penalty in Montana

Montana Representative Doc Moore has sponsored legislation this legislative term to abolish the death penalty. Currently, 32 states, including Montana, allow for the death penalty in homicide cases when they meet certain requirements. A movement is growing within the states to … Continue reading

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State District Court Judge Dirk Sandefur will run for Montana Supreme Court Justice Patricia O. Cotter’s seat on the Supreme Court

Montana District Court Judge Dirk Sandefur, of Great Falls, Montana, intends to run for Justice Patricia O. Cotter’s seat on the Montana Supreme Court. According to the Great Falls Tribune, Justice Cotter is currently serving her second term and will not run for … Continue reading

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Plan in Place to Deputize Fish & Game Wardens for DUI Investigations in Gallatin County

According to the Bozeman Chronicle, an agreement has been reached for the Gallatin County Sheriff’s to deputize Fish and Game Wardens to handle DUI cases. Such agreements have been in place in Madison and Lewis and Clark counties. If approved … Continue reading

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Five Bozeman Residents Sue to Overturn Ordinance Protecting Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Persons from Discrimination

Last July, the Bozeman City Commission voted unanimously to pass a non-discrimination ordinance protecting gay, bisexual and transgender people from being discriminated in the workplace, housing and public accommodations. Now, five Bozeman residents have filed suit challenging the ordinance arguing, according to … Continue reading

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