Nathan Coats replaces Chief Justice Nancy E. Rice, who in March announced her retirement after 31-years on the bench.
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“If the state was not seeking to execute Mr. Ray, she would happily testify,” said Lindecrantz’s attorney Mari Newman.
In an executive branch with more than 30,000 employees, Colorado's governor found 62 sexual harassment complaints over five years.
Hart will fill the seat vacated when former Justice Allison Eid was confirmed to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in November.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has 15 days to appoint one of the nominees.
Allison Eid replaces Neil Gorsuch who is now a U.S. Supreme Court justice. Gov. Hickenlooper will choose Eid's replacement.
In light of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer, the U.S. Supreme Court has sent DougCo voucher cases back to Colorado for another look.
Spokesman Brian Cain said Extraction Oil & Gas always planned to build a pipeline. Neighbors dispute that account.
Colorado's first state supreme court justice, Jean Dubofsky, was the lead attorney in a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case dealing with gay rights.
Colorado justices ruled that avalanches are an inherent danger of skiing. If it had gone the other way, the case could have jeopardized ski areas in the West.