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Application Period Extended For New 12th District Judgeship

The Colorado Judicial Branch announced Thursday it has extended the application period for a district court vacancy in the 12th Judicial District. Originally May 4, the deadline is now May 18. The nominating commission decided to extend the application period to allow additional interested candidates time to file an application, according to the judicial branch.

Personhood And Political Ire

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO State lawmakers, for better or worse, are concerned about the goings on in the collective wombs of Colorado women. A...

Habitual Offender Sentences: Irrational Or Just Ironic?

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Supreme Court tackled an equal protection question last week regarding a narrow subset of the state’s habitual offenders....

Three Finalists Named For 2nd District Judgeship

Three Denver attorneys — a private litigator, public defender and a prosecutor — are up for a spot on the bench in Colorado's 2nd Judicial District after the nominating commission narrowed the pool of candidates May 4.

American Family Loses Bad Faith Suit

By Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO An insurance company’s delay in paying for a Colorado woman’s spinal surgery resulted in a hefty bodily injury and bad...

PetSmart Targeted In Discrimination Lawsuit

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO A class action lawsuit filed in Colorado on April 21 claims one of the largest pet store retailers in the...

Published State Court Opinions

Compiled by Tony Flesor and Doug Chartier, LAW WEEK COLORADO Editor’s note: Summaries are pulled directly from court opinions and are edited for space. Colorado State Court of...

EEOC Reaches $14.5 Million Settlement With Drilling Company

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Equal Employment Opportunity Commision announced today that it and Patterson-UTI Drilling Company, a Snyder, Texas-based multistate oil drilling company, have reached a...

The Great Cake Debate

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO Whether or not a local bakery discriminated against a Castle Rock man who requested Bible-shaped cakes with anti-gay messages literally...

Restorative Justice: ADR In Criminal Justice

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO With an ongoing nationwide discussion about the growing torrent of inmates in overcrowded prisons, Colorado is expanding a program meant...