Colorado Supreme Court

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DA makes rare ask of Colorado Supreme Court to review overturned illegal voting conviction from small town

7th Judicial District Attorney Dan Hotsenpiller wants the state’s highest judges to review the overturned illegal voting conviction of Marie Rossmiller from the tiny town of Pitkin

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Is Colorado’s 2019 ballot question about TABOR spending caps really a tax hike? The answer is sort of.

The question at the heart of the political debate for November's ballot leads to two correct and seemingly contradictory answers

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Illegal voting conviction in small Colorado town that prompted call for federal investigation is overturned

Marie Rossmiller was convicted last year of voting in the wrong precinct of tiny Pitkin. In May, a judge ruled that the case had been improperly handled by a lower court.

Nicolais: More than TABOR suffered defeat in the Colorado Supreme Court’s recent decision

In a fiery dissent, Justice Monica Marquez highlighted the harm done to judicial precedent

Opinion
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Colorado voters may face ballot question to repeal TABOR after court ruling with “broad implications”

The 5-2 opinion reverses a state title board decision in January that ruled the ballot measure violated the single subject clause of the state constitution

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A Colorado prosecutor admitted to dozens of ethical violations. Should taxpayers have to pay?

The state Supreme Court decided a case involving former Third Judicial District Attorney Frank Ruybalid and more than $223,000 in attorney’s fees and other costs

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Did the Colorado Supreme Court just throw the state’s marijuana-legalization regime into question? The chief justice seems to think so.

A case about drug-sniffing dogs could turn into a watershed moment in Colorado marijuana law. Or not. Legal experts are split.

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Should it be illegal for Colorado’s elected officials to block someone on social media? This lawsuit may provide a definitive answer.

State Sen. Ray Scott, R-Grand Junction, blocked a constituent on Twitter and Facebook. The ACLU has sued him, hoping to set legal precedent amid a growing debate on the issue in Colorado.

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How an obscure tax case became a $250 million political fight at the end of the legislative session

In a momentous session, Senate Bill 233 may have been the most important bill of the year that few outside the Gold Dome even noticed.