Tag:Rojas v. People

Court Opinions: Colorado Supreme Court Opinions for Feb. 22

The Colorado Supreme Court abolished res gestae and concluded a bumpy Boulder sidewalk didn't pose an “unreasonable risk” to a pedestrian.

Colorado Supreme Court Abandons ‘Troublesome Relic’ of Common Law

The Colorado Supreme Court abandoned the res gestae doctrine, calling it a "troublesome relic from Colorado’s common law of evidence."

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 Returns for September Arguments

The Colorado Supreme Court will hear its first oral arguments of the fall session next week. Cases to be heard include several criminal matters and a case involving childhood medical bills and medical malpractice.