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Criminal Case Dropped Due to Recreated Body Cam Footage

A Pueblo attorney is reconsidering his trust in body-worn cameras by police after a criminal case was dismissed because an investigator re-created a search without reporting it.

Judicial Branch Extending Search for Court Administrator

The Colorado Supreme Court announced yesterday that it will extend its search for Colorado’s next State Court Administrator. Earlier this week, the court interviewed candidates...

Director of Court Services Receives National Award

Sherry Stwalley, director of court services for the Colorado Judicial Branch, will be receiving the National Center for State Courts' 2016 Distinguished Service. A distinguished...

2017 Legislative Session Comes to an End

The 71st General Assembly ended May 10, after legislators went through over 100 remaining bills — some of which were left behind when the assembly adjourned sine die.

Court Considers Boundaries of Separation Agreements

A major case dealing with what employers can put in separation agreements was argued before a three-judge panel on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Court Opinions for May 4, 2017

COLORADO COURT OF APPEALS People v. Thompson This appeal posed a question of first impression in Colorado: Do indigent defendants in criminal cases have a constitutional...

The Court of Last Resort

The Supreme Court heard two cases where it was asked where the limitations of campaign contributions lie.

Judge Profile: Michael Martinez

2nd Distruct Judge Michael Martinez doesn’t see the need to hide his personality in court or at home.

Judge Appointed to Sedgwick County Court

Gov. John Hickenlooper has appointed James Craig Dolezal as judge on the Sedgwick County Court in the 13th Judicial District. He fills a vacancy...

Final Orders Issued in Rocky Flats Litigation

After 27 years, the Rocky Flats litigation has come to a close.