2023 COA 104. No. 20CA1568. Affirmative Defenses—Self-Defense—Use of Physical Force in Defense of a Person—Use of Deadly Physical Force Against an Intruder—Confrontation Clause—Prosecutorial Misconduct.
2023 COA 102. No. 22CA0331. Jury Instructions—Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust—Statutory Elements—Knowingly—Position of Trust—CRE 404(a)—Testimony Regarding Probable Cause—Prosecutorial Misconduct.
2023 COA 96. No. 20CA1960. Patronizing a Prostituted Child—Pimping of a Child—Forgery—Colorado Organized Crime Control Act—Enterprise—Colorado Constitution, Article II—Equal Protection—Habitual Criminal Sentence Enhancer.
2023 CO 51. No. 21SC856. CRS § 18-3-412.5, Failure to Register as a Sex Offender—Recidivist Provision—Class 6→Class 5 Felony Transforming Fact—Element v. Sentence Enhancer—Sixth Amendment Right to a Jury Trial—Article II of the Colorado Constitution.
2023 CO 50. No. 21SC749. CRS § 18-9-202, Cruelty to Animals—Recidivist Provision—Misdemeanor→Felony Transforming Fact—Element v. Sentence Enhancer—Sixth Amendment Right to a Jury Trial—Article II of the Colorado Constitution.
No. 22-1099. 8/28/2023. D.Colo. Judge Hartz. Dissolution of Marriage—Requirement to Obtain and Maintain Life Insurance for Former Spouse—Failure to Obtain and Maintain Policy—Unjust Enrichment—Constructive Trust—Restatement (Third) of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment.
2023 COA 82. No. 19CA0223. Colorado Securities Act—Securities Fraud and Other Prohibited Conduct—Material Misstatements or Omissions—Fraudulent Course of Business—Advice of Counsel Defense—Hearsay—Exclusion of Relevant Evidence on Grounds of Prejudice, Confusion, or Waste of Time—Jury Instructions.
2023 COA 80. No. 22CA1260. State Administrative Procedure Act—Colorado Partnership for Quality Jobs and Services Act—Hearings and Determinations—Initial Decisions—Judicial Review—Final Agency Action—Colorado State Labor Relations Rules—Appeals of Coverage Decisions by the State Personnel Director.