May 22, 2018

Archives for January 19, 2018

CJD 85-22 Amended, Modifying Rate of Interest on Judgments that are Appealed

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, the Colorado Supreme Court issued modifications to Chief Justice Directive 85-22, “Rate of Interest on Judgments Which are Appealed.” The changes to the CJD reflect the Secretary of State’s certification that interest on monetary judgments that are appealed is 4 percent. The changes are in accordance with C.R.S. § 5-12-106(2)(a) and 13-21-101(3). For all of the Colorado Supreme Court’s Chief Justice Directives, click here.

First Bill of 2018 Legislative Session Signed on Thursday

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, the governor signed into law the first bill of the 2018 Legislative Session. SB 18-027, “Concerning the Enactment of the ‘Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact’, and, in Connection Therewith, Making an Appropriation,” sponsored by Sens. Nancy Todd & Jim Smallwood and Reps. Hugh McKean & Tracy Kraft-Tharp, makes several changes to the former “Nurse Licensure Compact.” These changes include providing authority to each party state licensing board to obtain and submit criminal background checks for multistate nurse licensure candidates; allowing the Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators to adopt rules related to the compact; and specifying the procedure for states to enter, withdraw from, or amend the compact. The full text of the bill is available here.

Tenth Circuit: Unpublished Opinions, 1/18/2018

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued no published opinion and four unpublished opinions.

Branch v. Crowther

Jackson v. McCollum

Bracamontes-Elizondo v. Bryant

Alston v. Harvanek

Case summaries are not provided for unpublished opinions. However, some published opinions are summarized and provided by Legal Connection.