Tag:Colorado General assembly

Polis Pardons Pot Convictions

With the signing of an executive order on Oct. 1, Governor Jared Polis granted pardons to over 2,000 people who were convicted of possessing...

Court Opinions – Jul 06, 2020

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners v. Polis In recent decades, Colorado has been the setting of two of the nation’s most notorious mass shootings: Columbine High...

Sumi Lee Tackles Diversity on the Bench

As the Head of Judicial Diversity Outreach — a first-of-its kind position created by the Colorado General Assembly in 2019 — Sumi Lee is...

Court Opinions- May 04, 2020

Coke v. People A 15-year-old victim disclosed a sexual assault to police and surrendered his cell phone, which showed text messages between himself and Pamela...

Colorado Supreme Court Will Hear Insurance Case Impacting State Legislative Authority

The Colorado Supreme Court has agreed to hear a life insurance case that plaintiffs’ lawyers say could reverberate beyond the industry.  The 10th Circuit Court...

HR Compliance a Running Theme in Passed Bills

From a compliance perspective, the busy legislative session at the Colorado General Assembly might make human resources and legal departments even busier as well. In...

Bill Clears a Path to Public Guardianship Program

For nearly two years, a state program to provide guardianship services for at-risk adults has been stalled by fundraising hurdles. A bill nearing the...

Copious Rules (and Money) To Be Made in Hemp

With the enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill, the waiting game began for the federal government’s rules on hemp commerce. In the meantime, hemp-derived products...

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