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Colorado Supreme Court Opinions || September 10, 2012

Colorado Supreme Court -- September 10, 2012
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Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 54


Supreme Court Case No. 11SC25
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1713


Petitioner:
Ward Churchill,
v.
Respondents:
The University of Colorado at Boulder and Regents of the University of Colorado, a
Colorado body corporate.


Judgment Affirmed
en banc

CHIEF JUSTICE BENDERdelivered the Opinion of the Court. JUSTICE EID and JUSTICE MÁRQUEZdo not participate.



 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado80202


2012 CO 55


Supreme Court Case No. 12SA101
Interlocutory Appeal from the District Court
Mesa County District Court Case No. 11CR483
Honorable Richard T. Gurley, Judge


Plaintiff-Appellant:
The People of the State of Colorado,
v.
Defendant-Appellee:
Dianeth Pittman.


Order Reversed
en banc

JUSTICE RICE delivered the Opinion of the Court.



 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 56


Supreme Court Case No. 10SC159
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA1677


Petitioner/Cross-Respondent:
Judith Koenig,
v.
Respondent/Cross-Petitioner:
PurCo Fleet Services, Inc., a Utah corporation.


Judgment Affirmed
en banc

JUSTICE EIDdelivered the Opinion of the Court.
JUSTICE RICEdissents, and JUSTICE HOBBS joins in the dissent.



 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 57


Supreme Court Case No. 11SA343
Original Proceeding in Discipline
Appeal from the Hearing Board, 10PDJ131


In the Matter of Attorney F.


Affirmed in Part and Reversed in Part
en banc

JUSTICE MÁRQUEZdelivered the Opinion of the Court.


PETITIONS FOR REHEARING

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
101 West Colfax Avenue, Suite 800 • Denver, Colorado 80202


2012 CO 36


Supreme Court Case No. 09SC966
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA1249


Petitioners:
Ivar E. Larson, Donna M. Larson, Lauren Sandberg and Kay F. Sandberg,
v.
Respondent:
Sinclair Transportation Company, d/b/a Sinclair Pipeline Company, a
Wyoming corporation.


Petitions for Rehearing DENIED. EN BANC.

CHIEF JUSTICE BENDER, JUSTICE HOBBS, and JUSTICE EID would grant the Petitions.


PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

No. 11SC511

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA2456

Petitioner:

Michael Garrett,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC840

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1091

Petitioner:

Eddie G. Bunch,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC863

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2514

Petitioner:

Matthew William Kanz,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC879

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1458

Petitioner:

Citywide Banks,

v.

Respondent:

Brenda Armijo.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 11SC910

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1284

Petitioner:

Joyce Strodtman,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC. JUSTICE COATS would grant as to the following issues:

Whether the court of appeals erred in extending People v. Medina,705 P.2d 961 (Colo. 1985) to authorize the forcible injection of a mentally ill patient as a condition of her release into assisted living in an outpatient setting.

Whether there is a division of authority within the court of appeals pertaining to the standard of review of magistrate rulings when there is no intermediate review by a district court judge.

Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that forcible injection orders are self-executing in a non-emergency situation with only an unsigned bench ruling by a probate magistrate, thus preventing any form of review.


No. 11SC929

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA2273

Petitioner:

The People of the State of Colorado, v.

Respondent:

Ellen Juvera-Saiz.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

JUSTICE RICE and JUSTICE EID would grant as the following issues:

Whether it was plain error for the trial court to allow the lead investigating officer to testify as a lay witness that, had the passenger in defendant’s car been the driver, the officer would have charged the passenger with traffic offenses.

Assuming that the officer’s testimony is expert testimony, whether it is plain error to allow that testimony without formally qualifying the witness as an expert where the record demonstrates that the officer was qualified to render the expert opinion.


No. 11SC956

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA1636

Petitioner:

Nicholas Joseph Long,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC1

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA464

Petitioner:

Jacinto Perez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC73

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA214

Petitioner:

Genesys Conferencing, Inc., a Delaware corporation,

v.

Respondent:

Jerry Gnadt.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC100

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2591

Petitioners/Cross-Respondents:

Chanson Roque and Shannon Isenhour,

v.

Respondent/Cross-Petitioner:

Allstate Insurance Company.

Petition and Cross-Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC131

Mesa County District Court Case No. 11CV4087

Petitioner:

Randall Nelson,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC225

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1940

Petitioner:

Andy Pinales,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC266

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA164

Petitioner:

Marcello Perez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC337

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1069

Petitioners:

Bruce Johnson, M.D.; Michael King, M.D.; and P. Mark Rickman, M.D.,

v.

Respondents:

David A. Hiner and Deelila A. Quick.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC586

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA1476

Petitioner:

J.O.,

v.

Respondent:

C.L.S.,

In the Interest of Minor Child, E.N.S.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari Pursuant to C.A.R. 50 DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC594

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1967

Petitioner:

J.W.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado, In the Interest of Minor Child, T.W.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC595

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA403

Petitioners:

R.E. and L.E.-S.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado,

In the Interest of Minor Children, C.S., C.E.-S., and S.E.-S.

Petitions for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC613

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA767

Petitioner:

J.G.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado, In the Interest of Minor Child, D.S.G.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC614

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA766

Petitioner:

J.G.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado,

In the Interest of Minor Children, B.H. and K.A.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


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 || September 10, 2012

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