lawsuits

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s attorney general vows to sue Trump administration over methane rule rollbacks

Some major oil and gas companies have asked President Donald Trump to forgo the rollbacks, siding with environmentalists

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Federal court revives long-fought lawsuit in Colorado challenging TABOR

In a 2-1 decision, the appeals court said the local governments do have a right to sue. The court didn't rule on the merits of the lawsuit.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

AG Phil Weiser backs Philly in lawsuit over supervised-drug-use sites, even if Colorado’s effort is stalled

Weiser joined attorneys general from six other states in filing a friend-of-the-court brief in support of the Philadelphia non-profit Safehouse

Transportation Primary category in which blog post is published

Auto dealers vow to keep fighting Colorado’s move to adopt less-polluting vehicle standards

The auto dealers sued to block the policy, but failed to convince a judge that lower-emission vehicles will cause “economic injury” to their industry

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Appeals court dismisses Colorado lawsuit affecting free speech rights filed by energy firm against activist

The ruling in favor of Delta County activist Pete Kolbenschlag came in a case that helped lead to the enactment of a new Colorado law to protect citizens and news outlets from lawsuits that seek to curb their First Amendment rights

Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado expands lawsuit against opioid-maker Purdue Pharma to include its owners, the Sackler family

Attorney General Phil Weiser says the move will allow the state to use new consumer protection laws, which could mean stiffer penalties and ease the state’s burden of proof

Technology Primary category in which blog post is published

Amazon adds muscle to Boulder company’s years-long battle against counterfeit goods

Boulder's Nite Ize, maker of phone mounts and speciality lights, is embroiled in an international fight to stop flood of knockoffs from being sold by Amazon's third-party sellers

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Democrat attorneys general are among Trump’s largest roadblocks. Where does Colorado’s Phil Weiser fit in?

Colorado’s attorney general has already filed or joined eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. Phil Weiser says he is simply trying to protect the state, but some Republican critics argue he’s going too far.