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Colorado Supreme Court Opinions || November 14, 2011

Colorado Supreme Court -- November 14, 2011
Announcement Sheet

 

OPINIONS

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PETITIONS FOR REHEARING

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PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

No. 10SC525

Court of Appeals No. 08CA2321

Petitioner:

The People of the State of Colorado,

v.

Respondent:

Herbert Duane Frye.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari GRANTED, and the judgment of the Colorado Court of Appeals is vacated. The case is remanded to the Colorado Court of Appeals for reconsideration in light of People v. Gabriesheski, 08SC945 (Colo. Oct. 24, 2011). EN BANC.

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No. 11SC156

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA186

Petitioners:

Rick Marye and Donna Marye,

v.

Respondent:

State Farm Fire and Casualty Company.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC203

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA153

Petitioner:

James Templeton,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC215

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA630

Petitioner:

Ricardo Jaime Sanchez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari GRANTED. EN BANC.

Summary of Issues:

Whether the court of appeals erred by affirming the trial court’s denial of petitioner’s motion to suppress his incriminating statements, and, if so, whether the error was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt.

Whether the court of appeals erred in relying on the "three precepts" rule set forth in People v. Al-Yousif, 49 P.3d 1165 (Colo. 2002), to afford less weight to the advisement that an attorney will be appointed free of charge if the suspect is indigent.

DENIED AS TO ALL OTHER ISSUES.

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No. 11SC237

Court of Appeals Case No. 07CA2321

Petitioner:

Terrance Lee Johnson,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC239

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2237

Petitioner:

Robert Trevino,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC263

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA2625

Petitioner:

Lawrence Conley,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC296

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1518

Petitioner:

Charles Glenn Carver,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC319

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA2359

Petitioner:

David Degraff Hamill,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

CHIEF JUSTICE BENDER would grant as to the following issue:

Whether the court of appeals declined to follow this court’s precedent when it held that the trial court did not commit reversible error when it denied petitioner’s challenge for cause to a juror who unequivocally told the court that his work with police officers would "absolutely" cause him to be biased in their favor.

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No. 11SC380

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA451

Petitioner:

Maitise Damone Crews,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC390

District Court, City and County of Denver, Case No. 11CV145

Petitioner:

Kenneth Walker,

v.

Respondents:

Montbello Manor and Volunteers of America.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC424

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA2691

Petitioner:

Daniel L. Devorss,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC430

La Plata County District Court Case No. 11CV8

Petitioner:

Bobby Franklin,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC447

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2350

Petitioner:

Michael A. Varallo,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC469

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA503

Petitioner:

Colorado Horse Park,

v.

Respondents:

Property Tax Administrator and State of Colorado Board of Assessment Appeals.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC490

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA206

Petitioner:

Daniel Vincent,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC521

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2457

Petitioner:

India Lizet Johnson,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC525

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA823

Petitioner:

German Anthony Barron,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC530

Park County District Court Case No. 11CV67

Petitioner:

Susan Spincken,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC545

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA517

Petitioner:

Apolonio Castorena-Guerreo,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC555

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2027

Petitioner:

Thomas Brandon,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC577

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1981

Petitioner:

Airrik Jermal Russel, a/k/a Donnie E. Russell,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

JUSTICE COATS does not participate.

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No. 11SC586

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2020

Petitioner:

Kenneth Wright,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC588

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2508

Petitioner:

Manual Castillo,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC589

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1195

In re the Marriage of:

Petitioner:

Paul Skivington,

and

Respondent:

Carol Skivington,

and Concerning

Intervenor:

El Paso County Child Support Enforcement (CSE) Unit.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC593

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2738

Petitioner:

John T. Beilke,

v.

Respondent:

Mark Hurlbert, Special Prosecutor District Attorney 5th Judicial District.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC599

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1306

Petitioner:

Hewritt Dixon,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC603

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1726

Petitioner:

Denise Smith,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC608

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2723

Petitioner:

Gerald Martinez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC616

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1531

Petitioner:

William Robert Clark,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC618

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1777

Petitioner:

Erin Roybal,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC619

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1439

Petitioner:

William Harris,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC624

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2543

Petitioner:

Anthony Romero,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC634

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1554

Petitioner:

William Wagner,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

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No. 11SC725

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2536

Petitioners:

M.S. and S.S.,

and Concerning

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado,

In the Interest of A.C., Minor Child.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari GRANTED. EN BANC.

Summary of Issue:

Whether pre-adoptive foster parents of a child whose biological parents' rights have been terminated have a constitutionally protected liberty interest in a continuing relationship with the child and a right to due process concerning removal of the child from the parents' home.

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These opinions are not final. They may be modified, changed or withdrawn in accordance with Rules 40 and 49 of the Colorado Appellate Rules. Changes to or modifications of these opinions resulting from any action taken by the Court of Appeals or the Supreme Court are not incorporated here.

Colorado Supreme Court Opinions || November 14, 2011

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