Court Cases

CASE/CASB/some districts - Denver District Court Case Number 2018CV32901

Summer / Fall 2018: Challenge to the constitutionality of the transportation section (Section 7) of HB18-1306 by CASE/CASB and several school districts.

CASE Press Release
Governor Hickenlooper's letter to the Members of the Colorado House of Representation - June 1 2018

The Bill and Fiscal Note
HB18-1306 - Concerning Ensuring Educational Stability for Students in Out-of-Home Placement
HB18-1306 - Fiscal Note

ENDREW F. V DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

March 2017

Denver Post - Supreme Court Bolsters Rights of Learning-Disabled Students in Ruling in Colorado Case - Endrew F v Douglas County School District 1

Endrew F. v Douglas County School District 1 Supreme Court of the United States Syllabus and Opinion of the Court

Endrew F. v Douglas County School District: Supreme Court of the United States Blog - links to all documents and rulings for the case from the beginning to the United State Supreme Court decision in March 2017.

TAXPAYERS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION V DOUGLAS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

2015-16: Douglas County School District v Taxpayers for Public Education filed at U.S. Supreme Court

2014-15: Supreme Court ruling for plaintiffs, per Colorado constitution school district may not aid religious schools.

2012-13: Taxpayers for Public Education v Douglas County School District

TABOR LAWSUIT - KERR ET AL V HICKENLOOPER
AMENDMENT 23 LAWSUIT; DWYER V COLORADO

Background Information: Amendment 23 (Funding for Public Schools) voters intended education funding to be a priority.

2000 Voter Bluebook: Amendment 23 (A23) information:

Blue Book A23 Text & Title
Blue Book A23 Description

Timeline for School Finance & Education Reform - as of May 2015

September 2015

Dwyer v CO - Colorado Supreme Court Decision

June 2015

Dwyer v CO - oral arguments presented to Colorado Supreme Court June 3, 2015, 15SA22. Link to the one hour video of the oral arguments (pdf of the instructions):

  1. Click on this link, which goes to the Colorado Judicial Branch, Appellate Courts Live Broadcast,
  2. Type Dwyer in the Archived Video search box.
  3. Click on 15SA22, In Dwyer v The State of Colorado
  4. The Dwyer v State of Colorado video will appear.

April 2015

Dwyer v CO - April 22, 2015 - Reply to Plaintiff's Response to Order and Rule to Show Cause (State's reply)- Amendment 23.

March 2015

Dwyer v CO - March 23, 2015 - Response and Amicus Briefs

February 2015

Dwyer Order and Rule to Show Cause - Colorado Supreme Court

August 2014:

July 2014:

June 2014:

LOBATO SUMMARY: LOBATO V COLORADO

Children's Voices: Lobato v State - information and overview

May 2013: Opinion of Colorado Supreme Court, State v Lobato, May 28, 2013.

December 2011: Key Findings in Lobato v. State Trial Court Decision by Children's Voices.

Presentation at the Colorado School Finance Partnership meeting on December 13, 2011: Litigation - Lobato Adequacy/Costing Out Process and Uses, by Children's Voices, CSFP and APA.

Lobato v. State decision in favor of plaintiffs, Children's Voices News Release: Unprecedented Victory for Colorado's Public School Children, read the Judge's ruling here. Skip to the Conclusions of Law here, pages 168 to 183.

November 2011: Lobato Remedy Presentation from November 10, 2011. Remedy Components for Lobato (DRAFT).

MESA COUNTY V COLORADO