Tag:Justice Brian Boatright

‘We Will Get This Right’

Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian Boatright, who has served as chief only since January, delivered his first State of the Judiciary address to...

Court Opinions- Nov 30, 2020

United Water & Sanitation District v. Burlington Ditch Reservoir & Land Co. Since 2013, special water district United Water and Sanitation District has sought to...

Colorado Supreme Court Considers Limits of Miranda Rights

Can a police officer ask a suspect about a weapon prior to reading him his rights?  The Colorado Supreme Court is considering the question in...

After Decades of Service, Chief Justice Nathan Coats Required to Retire

Having served the Colorado Supreme Court since 2000, and as the Chief Justice for the past two, Nathan Coats has led the Colorado’s judicial...

Colorado Supreme Court Emphasizes Foreseeability in Proximate Cause Analysis

In a case that “truly tests the boundaries of the proximate cause inquiry,” the Colorado Supreme Court recently expounded on — and arguably altered...

Supreme Court OK’s TABOR Repeal Initiative

Last year, a divided Colorado Supreme Court ruled that an initiative to repeal the Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights didn’t violate the state’s “single subject”...

Colorado Sets Precedent With Jury Trial Suspension

In mid-March Chief Justice Nathan Coats suspended jury calls, with the exception of criminal trials coming up on statutory speedy trial deadlines. But the...

Court Opinions – Sep 30, 2019

Colorado Supreme Court Al Turki v. People In re Al Turki v. People, petitioner Homaidan Al Turki motioned for a reduced sentence of a 2006 conviction...