The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday concluded that a defendant living rent-free with his parents may be eligible for court-appointed counsel.
Critics say the Colorado Supreme Court should reject an independent commission’s state Senate district map because it splits up the cities of Lakewood and Greeley and groups parts of Jefferson County with more rural counties.
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.
In addition to issuing important opinions this year, the Colorado Supreme Court played a key role in critical areas of the legal profession.
The Colorado Supreme Court held that a high-speed bill reading during the General Assembly’s 2019 session didn’t comply with the Colorado Constitution.