Tag:Separation of Powers

In Separation of Powers Ruling, Supreme Court Rejects PTAB System for Patent Disputes and Orders PTO Panel Decisions to be Reviewed by Agency Director

The Supreme Court, applying a doctrine that urges strict separation of authority among the federal government’s three branches, invalidated June 21 a statutory scheme that excludes politically-appointed functionaries from intellectual property disputes.

Court Opinions: Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions for July 1

The Colorado Court of Appeals on July 1 ruled in Accetta v. Brooks Tower Residence, People in Interest of J.M.M. and others.

Justices Give OK to CDC Eviction Ban Extension Through July, Unlikely to Repeat Permission

The Supreme Court, by a bare 5-4 vote, refused to block the nationwide eviction moratorium ordered by the CDC.

A Blockbuster Year in Public Law

The state Supreme Court released about 75 opinions last term, navigating a pandemic, remote hearings, a new justice and a scandal.

Colorado Supreme Court Finds High-Speed Bill Reading Unconstitutional

The Colorado Supreme Court held that a high-speed bill reading during the General Assembly’s 2019 session didn’t comply with the Colorado Constitution.