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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.

Debt Relief Scammers Targeted in ‘Game of Loans’

In a crackdown that is the first of its kind, the Federal Trade Commission and a handful of state attorneys general have partnered for...

District Court Ruling Allows Golf Course Renovation

A lawsuit filed against the City of Denver has failed to thwart efforts to expand Interstate 70, a project that has been contested by...

Life Behind Bars

A decision out of the 18th District Court earlier this month ruled that statutory provisions stemming from the passage of Senate Bill 181 last...

Colorado Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Bailey v. Hermacinski

What started as a medical malpractice case has evolved to call into question the nature of ex parte communications with physicians, undue influence and...

Fire at Will

The Colorado Supreme Court issued a decision Oct. 16 ruling the Sixth Amendment right to counsel of choice includes the right to fire retained...

Stricken from the Books

The Colorado Supreme Court on Oct. 10 rendered Colorado’s human smuggling statute void. The court decided in Fuentes-Espinoza v. People that the federal Immigration...

Judge Profile: Charles Pratt

If you’re a civil litigator who yearns to get into the courtroom more often, consider becoming a judge someday. That’s one of the reasons Judge...

Ethics Rule Change Proves Divisive

Lines have been drawn over the recent Colorado Supreme Court decision that changed one of the Rules of Professional Conduct. Rule 8.4 stipulates that it...