Tag:Justice Melissa Hart

Legal Aid Foundation Announces New Leadership

The Legal Aid Foundation of Colorado announced Thursday that six trustees have been elected to its board: Jonathan Boonin, a member at Hutchinson Black...

Colorado Supreme Court Rules on ‘Use It or Lose It’ Vacation Policies

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that employment agreements may not force employees to forfeit unused vacation pay when leaving a job.

Colorado Supreme Court Clarifies Questions in Workers’ Comp Cases

A dissent in an April 12 Colorado Supreme Court opinion asks the legislature to clarify an issue within Colorado’s Workers’ Compensation Act

Donald Quick Named 17th District Chief Judge

Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Coats has appointed Judge Donald Quick to serve as chief judge of the 17th Judicial District effective Jan....

Supreme Court Says DA Can Handle Coroner’s Case Despite History of Clashes

The Colorado Supreme Court on Dec. 7 ruled in a 4-3 decision that a district attorney’s office should not have been disqualified from handling...

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...

Election Brings Changes to DAs’ Offices

Election Day 2020 brought a blue tint to district attorney offices around the Front Range as the state’s voters chose Democrats in three judicial...

‘Behind the Curtain:’ Inner Workings of the Colorado Supreme Court

As Colorado’s court of last resort, its opinions become the final say on questions of law — but how do the opinions come into...