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Colorado Supreme Court Opinions || April 8, 2013

Colorado Supreme Court -- April 8, 2013
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Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
2 East 14thAvenue • Denver, Colorado 80203


 

2013 CO 20


Supreme Court Case No. 12SA284
Interlocutory Appeal from the District Court
Adams County District Court Case No. 11CR2717
Honorable Thomas R. Ensor, Judge


Plaintiff-Appellant:
The People of the State of Colorado,
v.
Defendant-Appellee:
Carlos Barraza.


Order Reversed
en banc

JUSTICE HOBBSdelivered the Opinion of the Court.


 

 

 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
2 East 14thAvenue • Denver, Colorado 80203


2013 CO 21


Supreme Court Case No. 12SA75
Interlocutory Appeal from the District Court and
Original Proceeding Pursuant to C.A.R. 21
Arapahoe County District Court Case No. 09CR1836
Honorable John L. Wheeler, Judge


Plaintiff-Appellant:
The People of the State of Colorado,
v.
Defendant-Appellee:
Jesus Luna-Solis.


Judgment Reversed and Rule Made Absolute
en banc

JUSTICE COATSdelivered the Opinion of the Court.

CHIEF JUSTICE BENDERconcurs in part and dissents in part, and JUSTICE HOBBS joins in the concurrence in part and dissent in part.


 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
2 East 14thAvenue • Denver, Colorado 80203


2013 CO 22


Supreme Court Case No. 10SC616
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA2296


Petitioner:
Rene Perez,
v.
Respondent:
The People of the State of Colorado.


Judgment Affirmed
en banc

JUSTICE EIDdelivered the Opinion of the Court. CHIEF JUSTICE BENDER dissents.


 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
2 East 14thAvenue • Denver, Colorado 80203


2013 CO 23


Supreme Court Case No. 11SC375
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1140


Petitioner:
Martha Rizo,
v.
Respondent:
The People of the State of Colorado.


Judgment Affirmed
en banc

JUSTICE EIDdelivered the Opinion of the Court. CHIEF JUSTICE BENDER dissents.


 

Supreme Court of the State of Colorado
2 East 14thAvenue • Denver, Colorado 80203


2013 CO 24


Supreme Court Case No. 11SC333
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 06CA934


Petitioner:
Steven Robles,
v.
Respondent:
The People of the State of Colorado.


Judgment Affirmed
en banc

JUSTICE EIDdelivered the Opinion of the Court. CHIEF JUSTICE BENDER dissents.


PETITIONS FOR REHEARING
NONE


PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

No. 12SC527

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1847

Petitioner:

Gayna Lanee Schliske,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC580

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2105

Petitioner:

Jose Quiroz-Montesdeoca,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC581

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA1962

Petitioner:

Julio Leyva-Campos,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC606

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2629

Petitioner:

Crecenciano Munoz-Castaneda,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.

CHIEF JUSTICE BENDER and JUSTICE MÁRQUEZ would grant as to the following issue:

Whether a witness may testify at trial and translate for the jury the defendant’s out-of-court statements from Spanish to English without being sworn in as an interpreter under C.R.E. 604 and without being certified as an expert under C.R.E. 702.


No. 12SC612

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1733

Petitioner:

Martin Perez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC642

Crowley County District Court Case No. 11CV42

Petitioner:

Rick Martinez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the Town of Ordway.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC672

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA622

Petitioner:

Milton Michael Trujillo, Insurance Producer with Bail Bond Authority, License No 60267,

v.

Respondent:

Colorado Division of Insurance.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari GRANTED. EN BANC. Summary of Issues:

Whether the court of appeals erroneously interpreted section 10-2-704(1)(a), C.R.S. (2011), to hold that a bail bond agent must return all unspent bond premiums to the person who physically transmitted them to the bail bond agent.

Whether the court of appeals erred in upholding the Division of Insurance’s determination that petitioner, a bail bond agent, committed fraud, misappropriation, and breach of a fiduciary duty when he returned unspent bond premiums to the person believed to be the legal owner of the funds instead of to the person who originally transmitted the funds.

DENIED AS TO ALL OTHER ISSUES.


No. 12SC677

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1837

Petitioner:

Ahmed Abdi,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC682

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA33

Petitioner:

Joshua Troy Dooly,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC702

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2774

Petitioner:

Jorge Alexandra Pena,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC709

El Paso County District Court Case No. 12CV146

Petitioner:

Kevin Henry,

v.

Respondent:

Liberty Acquisition Services, LLC.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC713

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA134

Petitioner:

Calvin Johnson,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC719

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA699

Petitioner:

Freddie Martinez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC740

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1251

Petitioner:

Adam Robert Vanderpool,

v.

Respondent:

Jeremy Rhys Loftness.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC751

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1472

Petitioner:

Armando Rodriguez-Estrada,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC. JUSTICE MÁRQUEZ does not participate.


No. 12SC767

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2714

Petitioner:

Tsertennadmid Zorigtbaatar,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC768

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA946

Petitioner:

Steven Charles Littlejohn,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC773

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA1732

Petitioner:

Anthony John Lowe,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC. JUSTICE MÁRQUEZ does not participate.


No. 12SC774

District Court, City and County of Denver, Case No. 11CV5681

Petitioner:

Keith Johnson,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC781

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1698

Petitioner:

John H. James,

v.

Respondents:

Department of Corrections; Susan Jones, Warden; and Law Library Official Cynthia A Smith.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC786

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA251

Petitioner:

Sigido Jai Sibayan,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC789

Larimer County District Court Case No. 12CV291

Petitioner:

Shawnee Lea Starkson,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC806

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2084

Petitioners:

James L. Harris and Geraldine E. Harris,

v.

Respondent:

Serco Management Services, Inc.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC809

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1420

Petitioner:

Alexander Roses,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC. JUSTICE RICE and JUSTICE COATS do not participate.


No. 12SC822

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1144

Petitioner:

Ricco Dickens,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC830

Montrose County District Court Case No. 12CV96

Petitioner:

Safeway Inc.,

v.

Respondent:

Judy R. Kuhlman.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC836

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA2598

Petitioner:

Michael Thompson,

v.

Respondents:

Tom Clements, Director, Colorado Department of Corrections; CPO Gary Pacheco, Parole Office; CPO Wes Allen, Parole Office; CPO Michelle Anderson, Parole, Office; Ester Smith, Director, Correctional Management Inc (CMI); Jason Miller, CMI Technician; and Allison Brooks, CMI Security Office.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC839

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2737

Petitioner:

Saul Barajas-Cardenas,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC842

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1813

Petitioner:

Elissa Lopez,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC849

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1479

Petitioner:

Eric Anthony Candelaria,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC851

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA1608

Petitioner:

Dennis Ray Barefoot, Jr.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC852

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1993

Petitioner:

Thomas Derk,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

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


No. 12SC861

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1551

Petitioner:

Shelly Kaye Ferrara,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC867

Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA2407

Petitioner:

Anthony Mondragon,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC872

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2549

Petitioner:

Fredrick Harris,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 13SC168

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA1843

Petitioner:

W.P.,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado, In the Interest of Minor Child, E.P.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC. JUSTICE MÁRQUEZ does not participate.

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 || April 8, 2013

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