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EPA Can Ignore ‘High-Wind’ Days When Judging Clean Air

For someone who lives on Colorado’s eastern plains, high winds might not seem to be an “exceptional event.” But for the purpose of determining...

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions for July 26

People v. Loris Colleen Loris sold methamphetamine to a group of three people. She was given a gun as part of the payment for the...

Cause of Action Institute Joins TABOR Case

A Washington, D.C.-based watchdog organization has jumped into an ongoing Colorado lawsuit filed to challenge hospital provider charges under the Taxpayer Bill of Rights,...
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State Supreme Court to Decide Fate of JLWOP Law

Following a trilogy of U.S. Supreme Court decisions that banned life without parole for juvenile offenders, about 50 Colorado inmates who received that particular...

IBM Wins Tax Liability Case

Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell recently represented IBM in a Denver bench trial against the City of Golden that resulted in the court invalidating certain tax...

10th Circuit Smokes Marijuana Tax Challenge

Nobody enjoys tax season; but likely few people dread the weeks preceding April 15 more than pot shop owners. Ever since Colorado voters kicked off...

Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions for July 12

People v. Liggett This case was a direct appeal on two cases regarding Ari Misha Liggett. The cases regarded Liggett committing first-degree murder and the...

Flurry of Colorado Supreme Court Rulings

The Colorado Supreme Court published 19 opinions in the last month of the session. The court will continue to publish opinions between now and...

DaVita Suffers $383.5M Loss in Federal Court

A group of lawsuits against Denver’s dialysis giant culminated in a nine-figure verdict late last month. A federal jury hit dialysis provider DaVita with a...

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions for July 2

In the Matter of the Title, Ballot Title, and Submission Clause for Proposed Initiatives 2017-2018 #178, #179, #180, #181 These initiatives are amendments to the...