Open Records Act Clarification: H.B. 1036 (2012)
Amends the Colorado Open Records Act to clarify that civil
Amends the Colorado Open Records Act to clarify that civil government investigatory files fall within the investigations exception, contrary to a ruling by the Colorado Court of Appeals in Land Owners United LLC v. Waters, which held that such files are not protected from disclosure. Without exemption, personal information of consumer victims and propriety information of businesses could be subject to an open records request. Does allow for a public interest exemption.
ATRA files amicus brief in support of Johnson & Johnson’s decision to appeal a 2019 $465 million judgment against the company, warning against the state attorney general’s expansive use of public nuisance law.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce spoke with Juliette Farley of the Southern California Record about Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week and business interruption lawsuits.
ATRA urges SCOTUS to push back the on overly expansive approaches to jurisdiction shown by courts in Minnesota and Montana.
ATRA reports North Carolina attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.