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 »
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona's top health official says the state is not appealing a court ruling on medical marijuana and that licensed dispensaries could be established as soon as this summer. Health Services Director Will Humble says the state is going to revise its dispensary rules to delete provisions struck... more »
New freedom from fundraising restrictions established by the Supreme Court are paying off for at least some Republican-allied groups.
Two affiliated groups led by a blue-chip cast of Washington Republican strategists have raised a combined $32 million, creating a parallel and unofficial Republican campaign to defeat Democrats in November.... more »
A federal appeals court threw out a jury verdict and a $926 million award to thousands of Colorado homeowners in a lawsuit involving plutonium contamination from a now-defunct nuclear weapons plant. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Friday that homeowners failed to... more »
A federal judge overturned California's gay marriage ban Wednesday with an unequivocal ruling that could eventually force the U.S. Supreme Court to confront the question of whether same-sex couples have a constitutional right to wed.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker's strongly worded opinion in the landmark case -... more »
Round one in a landmark case involving gay marriage is expected to end today when a federal judge issues his ruling on California's voter-approved same-sex marriage ban.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker has reached a decision on whether to uphold or overturn the voter-approved ban known as Proposition... more »
States that had been planning to copy Arizona's new immigration law will have to wait and see what happens in the courts.
The law was set to take effect today, but a federal judge yesterday put most of it on hold. The judge agreed with the Obama administration that... more »
Guns and some other weapons will continue to be legal on the Colorado State University System's two campuses.
The CSU Board of Governors voted Wednesday to rescind a campus gun ban, citing a Colorado Court of Appeals ruling last month that overturned a similar ban at the University of... more »