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Stricken from the Books

The Colorado Supreme Court on Oct. 10 rendered Colorado’s human smuggling statute void. The court decided in Fuentes-Espinoza v. People that the federal Immigration and Nationality Act preempts the state statute on the grounds...

Caked With Complications

The Department of Justice Sept. 7 filed an amicus brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado...

Applications Available for Court of Appeals Judgeship

The Supreme Court Nominating Commission is accepting applications for a Colorado Court of Appeals judgeship...

Silent Approval

An opinion delivered by the Colorado Supreme Court on Sept. 11 in People v. Clemens...

Supreme Court Upholds ‘Tactical’ Tool for Defendants

A criminal trial strategy somewhat unique to Colorado drew the attention of the state’s highest court in opinions published last week. The Colorado Supreme Court...

Legal Lasso: Former Denver Judge Cisneros Dead

COMPILED BY LAW WEEK COLORADO’S NEWS STAFF IN LOCAL NEWS: Former Judge Found Dead Former Denver District Judge Roger Cisneros and his wife, Adelia, a former state...

20th District Chief Judge Retires

Three nominees have been selected to fill the vacancy created by Chief Judge Maria Berkenkotter's retirement

Threats in 140 Characters

The Colorado Supreme Court in its upcoming session will decide whether threats made over Twitter should be given special consideration for First Amendment protections. The...

Applications Available for 7th District Judge Seat

The 7th Judicial District Nominating Commission will meet Oct. 3 at the Ouray County Courthouse at a date to be determined later to interview...