The justices of the Colorado Supreme Court returned, wearing masks, to the courtroom at the Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center on Sept. 14 for their first in-person oral arguments in more than a year. One of the cases they heard, Rojas v. People, raises the question of whether Colorado should abolish the res gestae doctrine.
The Colorado Supreme Court concluded on Sept. 13 that hospitals must first bill Medicare before filing a lien against an accident victim, clearing up questions about the interplay between the state’s hospital lien statute and federal laws governing Medicare.
The Colorado Court of Appeals issued opinions in Cummings v. Arapahoe County Sheriff’s Office, People v. Vanderpauye and People v. Draper on Sept. 9.
The Colorado Supreme Court found that long-term video surveillance of a suspect’s yard was a warrantless search under the Fourth Amendment.
Colorado Court of Appeals issued opinions for two cases on Sept. 2 including a case that involved the state's revenge porn statute.
The Colorado Supreme Court will clarify if trial courts can step in as tiebreakers when ex-spouses can’t agree on parenting decisions.
The Colorado Supreme Court will hear its first oral arguments of the fall session next week. Cases to be heard include several criminal matters and a case involving childhood medical bills and medical malpractice.
The Supreme Court, in a narrow, late-night vote on Wednesday, rejected a request to block Texas’ restrictive new abortion law.
A federal judge in Arizona nullified Monday the Trump-era rule that eliminated Clean Water Act protections for a huge swath of the West.