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Homeless Class Action Lawsuit Will Go to Trial

A federal judge denied motions to dismiss a case challenging Denver's 'homeless sweeps.'

Supreme Court Rules in Physician-Patient Privilege Case

In March 2014, Kelley Bailey had a hysterectomy at Yampa Valley Medical Center. She returned to the hospital in July with abdominal pain and...

United Found Willful in Age Discrimination

Two former United Airlines employees saw success in their age discrimination lawsuit against the company last week. Plaintiffs Jeanne Stroup and Ruben Lee worked...

Azar Goes After Wells Fargo With Class Action

Franklin D. Azar & Associates has already made an investment in its class actions practice, but with recent hires and new cases filed, the...

Whistleblower Could Go to Trial After 10th Circuit Reversal

A federal appeals court breathed new life into a Sarbanes-Oxley whistle-blower retaliation claim, and the plaintiff could take it to trial eight years after...

Amendment 71 Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal district court ruling last month deemed part of Colorado’s “Raise the Bar” amendment unconstitutional. Amendment 71, which was passed by a 55...

Chief Justice Nancy Rice to Retire in June

Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice on Wednesday announced she will retire from the state’s high court June 30. “It’s the greatest honor of...
Pernell v. People

Out-of-Court Statements Ruled Harmless in Pernell v. People

What might have been a precedent-setting decision in Colorado criminal case law instead became a ruling on harmless error, as the Colorado Supreme Court...

Void or Voidable

Is a contract formed between an attorney and client that violates Rule 1.8(a) void, or merely voidable? The Colorado Supreme Court has taken up...

Class Certification Upheld for Immigrant Detainees

On Feb. 9, the 10th Circuit upheld a district court ruling that granted class certification to a group of more than 60,000 detainees from...