Posts from the ‘Legal Research’ category

It’s Complicated ~ By Keith Lewis

The Docket roots out wasteful, old-fashioned and meaningless procedures that remain affixed to our profession so as to annoy us way too often.  I recently had…

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Colorado Executive Branch Part 2: Attorney General Opinions ~ By Dan Cordova and Chris Hudson

The office of Attorney General has a long and distinguished history. Legal officers bearing the name were representing the interests of the English Crown as early…

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A Wealth of Knowledge Is Available in Judiciary’s Annual Stats ~ By Keith Lewis

It has been said that knowledge is power. The Office of the State Court Administrator is building an incredible arsenal of information that is also available…

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West to the 32nd Meridian: Researching Administrative Law ~ By Dan Cordova and Chris Hudson

All Americans are familiar with administrative law, whether they realize it or not. Agencies and their rulemaking and adjudication functions have formed an intrinsic part of…

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West to the 32nd Meridian: Colorado Executive Branch Pt. 1—Executive Orders

  The executive branch of government enforces Colorado law. Art. IV of the Colorado Constitution establishes the executive branch and its officers and provides for their…

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West to the 32nd Meridian: Colorado Legislation Pt. 2

  “The legislature, presumably, is paramount among the lawmaking organs of the political state. Subject to the Constitution, when it propounds law, its pronouncement is supreme.”…

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West to the 32nd Meridian: Colorado Legislation Pt. 1

  We whose names are underwritten … having undertaken … a voyage to plant ye first colonie …, doe … covenant & combine our selves togeather…

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West to the 32nd Meridian: The Colorado Constitution

  In the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision McCulloch v. Maryland, Chief Justice John Marshall famously wrote, “… we must never forget that it is a…

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West to the 32nd Meridian Quarterly: A Legal Research Column

When the U.S. Congress passed the enabling act that provided for the creation of the State of Colorado and its admission into the union, the original…

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The More Things Change, the More They Remain the Same

Welcome to the newest Colorado Supreme Court Library. Located on the first floor of the recently constructed Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center, the Colorado Supreme…

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