Lawmakers Want to Take a Closer Look at Colorado’s Family Courts

A bipartisan bill introduced this month would take a closer look at how family law cases move through state courts.

Office of Judicial Ombudsman, Employer Assistance For Home Purchase Tax Credit Bills Introduced

A bill that would establish the office of judicial ombudsman and a selection board with various duties and responsibilities was introduced.

Remote Access to Criminal Court Proceedings, Low-Income Housing Tax Exemption Bills Introduced

Lawmakers introduced a bill that would require courts to have remote public access to criminal court proceedings, with various exceptions.

Lawmakers Eye Colorado Criminal Justice Reforms in First Month of Session

Hot topics include juveniles in the criminal justice system, competency proceedings and support programs for people who are incarcerated.

Abortion, Evictions, Recidivism, Court Data Sharing, Gig Work Bills Introduced

Lawmakers took aim this week at abolishing abortion, eviction protections, recidivism, court data sharing, gig work and more.

Colorado Lawmakers Eye Labor and Employment Matters in First Weeks of Session

Lawmakers have introduced over 200 bills since the session began, including several that take aim at labor and employment law in Colorado.

Victim Awareness Training for Judicial Staff, Extending the Office of Public Guardianship Bills Introduced

Lawmakers appear to be hitting a stride in the early stages of the session, introducing more than 200 bills so far.

What Legislation Colorado’s Legal Community is Watching in 2023

Law Week caught up with bar associations and legal organizations to hear what topics and bills they’re keeping an eye on this session.

Restricting Nondisclosure Agreements for Government Employees, Nongendered Bathroom Bills Introduced

Lawmakers introduced a bill requiring the new MMIR office liaison to report on violent or exploitative crimes against an Indigenous person.
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Boatright’s State of the Judiciary Outlines Workplace Changes in Colorado Courts

Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian Boatright delivered an emotional state of the judiciary address to lawmakers Friday.