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Colorado Supreme Court Opinions || June 10, 2013

Colorado Supreme Court -- June 10, 2013
Announcement Sheet

OPINIONS


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


2013 CO 33


Supreme Court Case No. 10SC143

Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 09CA724


Petitioners:

Michael Weinstein; Kenneth Major; Manymajors Managements, Inc.;
and Business Mechanic, Inc.;

v.
Respondent:
Colborne Foodbotics, LLC.


Judgment Reversed
en banc

CHIEF JUSTICE BENDER delivered the Opinion of the Court.


 

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


2013 CO 34


Supreme Court Case No. 11SC733
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA1751


Petitioner:
Joshua Dooly,
v.
Respondent:
The People of the State of Colorado.


Judgment Reversed
en banc

JUSTICE COATS delivered the Opinion of the Court.


 

 

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


2013 CO 35


Supreme Court Case No. 11SC725
Certiorari to the Colorado Court of Appeals
Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2536


Petitioners:
M.S. and S.S.,
v.
Respondents:
The People of the State of Colorado,
In the Interest of Minor Child: A.C.,
and
A.C., by and through his Guardian ad Litem.


Judgment Affirmed
en banc

JUSTICE BOATRIGHT delivered the Opinion of the Court.
JUSTICE EID concurs in the judgment, and JUSTICE MÁRQUEZ joins in the concurrence in the judgment.


PETITIONS FOR REHEARING
NONE


PETITIONS FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI

No. 12SC817

Court of Appeals Case No. 08CA1481

Petitioner:

Ronnie Donald Flohr,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC843

Court of Appeals Case No. 10CA2480

Petitioner:

Raymond Lara,

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:

The district court erroneously denied the public defender’s motion to withdraw based on a conflict of interest, in violation of the petitioner[‘s] state and federal constitutional right to conflict-free counsel and effective assistance of counsel.


No. 12SC864

Court of Appeals Case No. 11CA1226

Petitioner:

Joseph Juanda,

v.

Respondent:

The People of the State of Colorado.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC.


No. 12SC870

Court of Appeals Case Nos. 11CA134 & 11CA1427

Petitioner:

SDI, Inc., a Colorado corporation,

v.

Respondent:

Pivotal Parker Commercial, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company.

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

Whether the court of appeals erred in holding that the Special District Act does not empower districts to assign their assets to pay off district indebtedness.

Whether the court of appeals exceeded the proper scope of appellate review in determining the effect of a contract in a manner contrary to the stipulations and understandings of the parties, based on arguments never raised at trial or on appeal, in the absence of any extraordinary circumstances.

Whether the prevailing party attorney’s fees awarded to petitioner should be reinstated.


No. 12SC1006

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA0501

Petitioners:

Igor Kaminer; Stan Zislis; and I & S, LLC, d/b/a Cannamart,

v.

Respondents:

City of Littleton, Colorado, a Colorado home rule municipality, and Littleton Licensing Authority, a subdivision of the City of Littleton.

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

Whether the court of appeals erred by impermissibly abrogating Cannamart's vested right to operate its business by holding that Littleton could enact a new ordinance limiting the number of medical marijuana center licenses to four, despite the fact that six businesses were lawfully operating before Littleton enacted the ordinance.


No. 13SC293

Court of Appeals Case No. 12CA955

Petitioner:

Nathan J. Dunlap,

v.

Respondents:

Colorado Department of Corrections and Roger Werholtz, in his official capacity as Interim Executive Director of the Department of Corrections.

Petition for Writ of Certiorari DENIED. EN BANC. JUSTICE BOATRIGHT 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 || June 10, 2013

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