Tag:Justice Richard Gabriel

Colorado Supreme Court Considers Doing Away with “Things Done”

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.

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

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...

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...

The Open Meetings Law, Life Insurance, a TABOR Repeal and Planned Parenthood in One Session

The state Supreme Court finishes its session on June 30, and decisions will also slow to a trickle until September. Most of the court’s...

Supreme Court Considers Common-Law Marriage Conundrum

The Colorado Supreme Court heard oral arguments June 24 in cases that raise questions about how to determine whether a same-sex couple is in...

Oral Arguments Held in Planned Parenthood Premises Liability Case

The Colorado Supreme Court heard oral arguments March 10 in a premises liability lawsuit arising from the 2015 Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs....