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River of Challenges

The Colorado River isn’t a person — at least not for now. The Denver attorney who filed a lawsuit calling for legal personhood of the...

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Civil Rights Commission

ARGUED: DEC. 5 CASE TYPE: FIRST AMENDMENT Arguing for Petitioner: Kristen Waggoner, Alliance Defending Freedom Arguing for State Respondent: Frederick Yarger, Colorado Solicitor General Arguing for Private Respondents:...

Colorado Supreme Court Hears Water Rights Case

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a water rights case that concerns a claim that Front Range Resources’ plan for the...

Into the Oven

One wedding cake, five years, two prior rulings, and three First Amendment clauses. This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will finally hear oral arguments...

Rare Redemption

On the eve of his final year in office, Gov. John Hickenlooper has granted pardons to 22 people convicted of crimes in Colorado. Among...

Court of Appeals Nominees Selected

Michael Beaver, Judge Ted Tow III and Judge Jami Vigil are considered for appellate judge seat

Finalists Named for Colorado Supreme Court Vacancy

The Supreme Court Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates, all women, for a vacancy on the state’s highest court. Marcy Glenn of Denver, Melissa...

Strictly About Risks and Benefits

The Colorado Supreme Court issued a decision Nov. 13 that both upholds its previous precedents in products liability law and sets a new one...

TABOR Case Reaches High Court

A TABOR case before the Colorado Supreme Court could set precedent for how the court views tax exemptions and what constitutes a “tax policy...

Judge Profile: Ingrid Bakke

Chief Judge Ingrid Bakke’s legal philosophy on her approach to the bench is simple: do no harm, and get it right.