Tag:U.S. Supreme Court

Former State AG Gale Norton Joins 17 Former AGs in Support of “Keep Nine” Amendment

Gale Norton, Colorado’s first female attorney general, joined 17 other former state AGs in a letter supporting the “Keep Nine” Amendment which would cap the number of Supreme Court justices at nine.

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.

Supreme Court Declines to Block Texas Heartbeat Act in Blow to Abortion Access

The Supreme Court, in a narrow, late-night vote on Wednesday, rejected a request to block Texas’ restrictive new abortion law.

Texas Law Allowing Abortion Opponents to Sue Healthcare Providers Takes Effect as Supreme Court Stays Silent

A Texas law that deputizes private citizens to enforce a state ban on post-fetal heartbeat abortions has gone into effect.

Detective’s Son Sentenced to Death in 1995 for Rape and Murder; Verdict Later Overturned for Improper Jury Conduct

Convicted murderer, Robert Harlan, was originally sentenced to death but the state Supreme Court overturned the sentence after reports of juror misconduct.

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.