lawsuits

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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.

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Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuit

The state’s consumer protection laws were ranked among the weakest in the U.S. by a consumer advocacy group. The legislature responded, passing an overhaul 30 years in the making that Attorney General Phil Weiser said is “a big deal"

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Clarence Moses-EL’s federal lawsuit against Denver for overturned rape conviction is dismissed

The judge ruled Clarence Moses-EL's experience was "horrifyingly unjust," but she said the 2017 lawsuit did not demonstrate a violation of his constitutional rights.

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Colorado joins lawsuit against Trump administration’s effort to increase Obamacare birth-control exemptions

The legal action was one that Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, a Democrat, promised in January to join

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Colorado to join lawsuit challenging Trump emergency declaration, AG cites impact to military construction budget

Phil Weiser's office says Colorado will join 12 other states to oppose President Trump's emergency declaration to build a wall on the border with Mexico

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Man exonerated in rape case will receive nearly $2 million after Colorado attorney general drops compensation challenge

Clarence Moses-EL spent 28 years in prison after a rape victim said his identity came to her in a dream. Attorney General Phil Weiser says it was a “travesty of justice.”

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Auto dealers sue state to prevent Colorado’s adoption of California’s low-emission vehicle standard

The state adopted the rule to help clean up the air quality and save on fuel, but it adds extra cost to new cars starting in 2022

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Colorado’s new attorney general wants $4.2 million for organizational makeover as part of big shift from his GOP predecessor

Phil Weiser, a Democrat, also said he will remove Colorado from a lawsuit challenging the Obama-era Clean Power Plan