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Hickenlooper Appoints Samour as Supreme Court Justice

18th District Chief Judge Carlos Samour will move to the Colorado Supreme Court July 2
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Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Aspen’s Bag Charge

The Colorado Supreme Court delivered another opinion where it acts as referee on when a charge levied by a municipality is a fee or...

Court Opinions for May 21

Colorado Court of Appeals People v. Coleman Norman Coleman was convicted with aggravated driving after revocation prohibited (ADARP), driving under the influence and careless driving. He...

Lawsuit Against U.S. Olympics Committee Seeks Class Action Certification

In the wake of the sexual abuse scandal uncovered earlier this year in USA Gymnastics, former doctor Larry Nassar, USA Gymnastics board members and...
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Colorado Supreme Court Hears Case on Liability for Underage Drinking

The Colorado Supreme Court heard Przekurat v. Torres on May 10 at Gunnison High School as part of its Courts in the Community program....
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Finalists Named for Rice’s Supreme Court Vacancy

The Supreme Court Nominating Commission announced today its three finalists for a vacancy on the Colorado Supreme Court. The retirement of Chief Justice Nancy...
Pernell v. People

When a Tax Increase Isn’t a New Tax

According to the Colorado Supreme Court, legislation that causes an incidental and de minimis increase in tax revenue does not amount to a “new...

Municipalities Sue Over Climate Change

The City and County of Boulder along with San Miguel County filed suit against Suncor Energy U.S.A. and ExxonMobil on April 17, arguing that...

Ninth Circuit Sets Standard for Pay Parity

Judge Stephen Reinhardt solidified his legacy as a “liberal lion” in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals with a significant employment law opinion that...

When Statutes Collide

The torch has passed to the Colorado Supreme Court to settle an apparent conflict in both case law and statute about the question of...