Greater Legal Standard for Aid-in-Dying

Colorado's aid-in-dying ballot measure came with ethical challenges, but now hospitals, doctors and legal counsel are looking at the legal protections in offering the end-of-life option.

Colorado’s 71st General Assembly Opens Session

The 71st General Assembly official opened Jan. 11, where lawmakers from the Senate and House of Representatives were sworn in and power shifts of both the Senate president and the House Speaker were made.

Report Raises Questions of Racial Bias in Colorado’s Criminal Courts

A state report suggests a wide disparity in how people of different races are arrested, charged and sentenced in Colorado.

Legal Actions for Online Reviews Toe Line of Libel

Online reviews can give consumers an opportunity to voice their opinions about businesses. But when a business feels those reviews are damaging or false, they can become legal issues.

Back From the Dead?

Every January, lawmakers head back to the Colorado State Capitol and bring with them legislation that failed in past sessions. Law Week took a look at what legislators might pull from a permanent grave for this upcoming session.

The Freshman Class

Members-elect of the Colorado House of Representatives and Senate are preparing for the start of the legislative session Jan. 11. Several are completely new to the legislature while others are merely making a shift from the House to the Senate or returning after losing previous elections.

An Outlook for Lawyer Lobbies

Every January, lawmakers head back to the Colorado State Capitol and bring with them legislation that failed in past sessions. Law Week took a look at what legislators might pull from a permanent grave for this upcoming session.

Energy Major Issue for State and Federal Governments

The state legislature is preparing for possible federal changes in energy and environmental policy with the addition of a committee that will focus solely on topics related to energy and the environment.

Back in Session: A Legislative Look Ahead

With the 2017 legislative session starting this week, members of the Colorado Senate and Colorado House of Representatives are looking forward to moving forward this month.

Beth McCann Sworn in as Denver DA

As she raised her right hand to recite the oath Tuesday evening, Beth McCann became the first female to serve as Denver's top prosecutor. "I...