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Hart Picked to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy

Gov. Hickenlooper picked Melissa Hart to fill the seat on the Colorado Supreme Court vacated by Allison Eid.

High Finance

A federal district court decision in Colorado could carve out a clearer path for marijuana-related business financing, a sticky subject for the industry that...

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...