Colorado

The state of Colorado joined the U.S. as the 38th state on August 1, 1876, earning the nickname the Centennial State. It has a population of roughly 5.5 million making it the 21st most populous state. It sits in the 10th Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and the state capital is in Denver. 

Colorado is known for its vivid landscape including mountains, plateaus, mesas, high canyons, and desert land, making it one of the most diverse states, in terms of land and structure. Colorado has a total area of about 104,000 miles, making it the 8th largest in the US.

Colorado became part of the U.S. with the Louisiana Purchase of 1803. The state’s early economy was driven by discovery of silver in the rugged Rocky Mountain town of Leadville. Colorado is home to several Fortune 500 companies, including Newmont Mining, Arrow Electronics, DaVita healthcareBall food packagingMolson Coors Brewing Company, and Vail Resorts.

The population of Colorado is highly diverse with a major Mexican-American population. Politically, the state tends to support the Democratic party. In 2010, the state elected former Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper to be Governor of Colorado.  

The mountainous landscape makes Colorado a major tourist hub for skiers, hikers, mountain climbers, and all types of outdoor enthusiasts. Top tourist attractions include Pikes Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park, the Garden of the Gods, Mesa Verde National Park, Four Corners Monument, Colorado National Monument, Gunnison National Park, and the Silverton Narrow Gage Railway.

Colorado's major cities include Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Aspen, and Durango. Denver is home to the Denver Broncos NFL team, the Colorado Rockies MLB team, the Denver Nuggets NBA team, and the Colorado Avalanche NHL team. Major local educational institutions include University of Colorado, Colorado State University, University of Denver, and Colorado School of Mines.

The National Law Review covers a wide range of Colorado issues, including medicinal and recreational marijuanaenvironmental conservation and water rightsimmigration, food and alcohol laws, and more. The National Law Review also covers court cases coming out of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over Colorado.

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May
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2024
Colorado’s Historic SB 24-205 Concerning Consumer Protections in Interactions with AI Signed Into Law, After Passing State Senate and House Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
May
17
2024
Trending in Telehealth: May 7 – May 13, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
May
17
2024
Colorado SB 24-205: On the Verge of Addressing AI Risk with Sweeping Consumer Protection Law Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
May
16
2024
Imported Drugs: (Possibly) Coming Soon to a State Near You McDermott Will & Emery
May
16
2024
What You Need to Know About Colorado’s New Comprehensive AI Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP
May
12
2024
Colorado Amends Privacy Act with H.B. 1058, Adding New Protections for Biological and Neural Data Hunton Andrews Kurth
May
10
2024
Trending in Telehealth April 30 – May 6, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
May
9
2024
Taking a Byte from the Regulatory Apple: States are Introducing their Own AI Regulations ArentFox Schiff LLP
May
3
2024
Trending in Telehealth: April 23 – April 29, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
May
2
2024
The BR Privacy & Security Download: May 2024 Blank Rome LLP
Apr
25
2024
Colorado Becomes the First State to Explicitly Protect “Neural Data” Blank Rome LLP
Apr
24
2024
Trending in Telehealth: March 26 – April 1, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
Apr
23
2024
Trending in Telehealth: April 9 – April 15, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
Apr
22
2024
Telecom Alert: $100k Consent Decree; Colorado Protects Neural Data; 6 GHz AFC Complaint Portal; Pleading Cycle Set in EAS Proceeding [Vol. XXI, Issue 17] Keller and Heckman LLP
Apr
18
2024
Privacy Tip #394 – Colorado Amends Privacy Law to Include Neurodata Robinson & Cole LLP
Apr
12
2024
Colorado Introduces an AI Consumer Protection Bill Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Apr
12
2024
Court Confirms Jury Verdict for AECOM in I-70 Construction Dispute with FlatIron Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Mar
19
2024
Colorado Introduces Bill to Promote and Expand Carbon Dioxide Capture and Sequestration Polsinelli PC
Mar
18
2024
Cadwalader Climate (March 18, 2024) Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Mar
13
2024
Does California or Colorado Law Apply to the Articles of Incorporation of a Colorado Corporation? Allen Matkins Leck Gamble Mallory & Natsis LLP
Mar
12
2024
Colorado’s Guidance on Annual Notice to Employees Regarding Available Income Tax Credits Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Mar
11
2024
Behavioral Health Law Ledger | March 2024 Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Feb
27
2024
Protecting Kids Online: Changes in California, Connecticut and Congress – Part I Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Feb
26
2024
It's a Gas! Federal and State Developments Continue to Light Up the Natural Gas Debate K&L Gates
Jan
29
2024
Fast Forward to 2024: Latest Developments in Broadband Projects and BEAD Funding Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Jan
26
2024
CFPB and Attorneys General Sue Debt-Relief Enterprise Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Jan
24
2024
New Jersey Passes Comprehensive Privacy Law to Lead the 2024 Wave of State Privacy Laws Foley & Lardner LLP
Jan
23
2024
Trending in Telehealth: January 4 – 15, 2024 McDermott Will & Emery
Jan
11
2024
Universal Opt-Out Mechanism for Consumers in Colorado Robinson & Cole LLP
Jan
9
2024
The Comprehensive Privacy Law Deluge: Record-Keeping and Related Requirements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Jan
9
2024
Current Status of US State Privacy Law Deluge: It’s 2024, Do You Know Where Your Privacy Program’s At? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Jan
8
2024
Bookmark This!: Colorado Launches Universal Opt Out Mechanism List Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
Jan
8
2024
Extended Producer Responsibility for Packaging: What’s Ahead in 2024 Hunton Andrews Kurth
Jan
2
2024
US State Law Roundup – 2023 Year-end Update Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
Dec
21
2023
Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Law Update: Additional Guidance (INFO #9A) Released Jackson Lewis P.C.
 

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