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Colorado Joins Coalition Supporting DOJ’s Lawsuit Against Texas Abortion Ban

AG Phil Weiser joined 24 state attorneys generals from across America in filing a support brief for a DOJ challenge to a Texas abortion law.

Bump Stocks Case Seeks SCOTUS Clarity, Brings Sights in on Chevron Deference

Raising questions about a long-standing legal principle, a cert sent to SCOTUS hopes to clarify if bump stocks are legal — and if agency experience can be forcefully deferred by courts.

Supreme Court Scales Back Equity Doctrine in Patent Cases

A recent Supreme Court decision reaffirmed a long-standing intellectual property doctrine that bars inventors who turn over their patents to others from later claiming the patent is invalid.

CU Law’s Spencer Gives Insights on History of Voting Rights in U.S., Part Two

Law Week talked to Doug Spencer about the Voting Rights Act in a two-part discussion on a recent Supreme Court ruling.

Doug Spencer, Newly Appointed CU Law Professor, Discusses SCOTUS Voting Rights Decision

Law Week talked recently with Doug Spencer, a new addition to the University of Colorado Law School’s faculty, about the high court’s July 1 decision in Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee.

Supreme Court Invokes First Amendment on California Charity Tax Filing Law

Tax-exempt nonprofit organizations gained protection against compelled disclosure of donor information when the Supreme Court ruled July 1 that a California law violated the First Amendment.

Supreme Court Weighs in on Controversial Arizona Voting Laws

The Supreme Court, in a July 1 decision along partisan lines, tightly read a key provision of the Voting Rights Act and cautioned federal judges to carefully consider states’ professed interest in combating election fraud and other circumstances when deciding lawsuits.

Supreme Court Expands Private Property Rights Against Government Regulation

In a victory for private property owners, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that a California law requiring agricultural landowners to give union organizers temporary access to their property was a government taking that automatically entitled the landowners to compensation.