DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Supreme Court is abandoning a rule that prosecutors prove a crime occurred as long as prosecutors prove a confession is trustworthy. The rule requiring proof has been in force for more than a hundred years. In a ruling Monday, the court overturned the conviction of... more »
DENVER (AP) - A former University of Colorado professor who compared some Sept. 11 victims to a Nazi has lost his appeal to get his job back. The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday upheld a lower court decision against Ward Churchill. The court said that the Denver District Court was... more »
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's elected district attorneys need not personally prepare and submit applications for wiretap surveillance, a technicality that a drug suspected sought to use to have his conviction and 96 year sentenced thrown out. The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction reports the Colorado Supreme Court made... more »
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Supreme Court has sided with opponents of a campus gun ban at the University of Colorado who claimed the ban is illegal because it was not approved by the Legislature. The court ruled Monday that lawmakers intended to take away the authority of the Board... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's highest court has explained its decision upholding new congressional district lines. In a decision posted Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court says that a lower court was right in selecting a map that made many districts more competitive between Democrats and Republicans. Lawyers aligned with the GOP... more »
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - The Colorado Supreme Court will not review a Boulder County judge's ruling dismissing a second-degree murder charge against a man who was arrested in an unsolved homicide from 2006.
The Supreme Court decided Monday it would not review the decision last year from a Boulder... more »
DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Supreme Court has refused to hear the case of a convicted double murderer who was seeking to have his conviction overturned.
Sean Hanify was sentenced in 2007 to two consecutive life terms for the murders of two Denver men. He also claimed he was... more »
Colorado's top courts are temporarily moving to the Denver Newspaper Agency building as crews get ready to make room for construction of a new permanent court building.
The Colorado Supreme Court and Court of Appeals will close at noon April 16 and be open for business at their temporary... more »
The Colorado Supreme Court has issued an opinion that Colorado's campaign finance laws are unconstitutional under a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Gov. Bill Ritter had asked the Colorado high court to weigh in after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled businesses and unions should be allowed to directly spend... more »