This legal Memorandum on the legislative history of a 2008 amendment to the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA) was researched and written by Matt Simonsen, J.D. Candidate 2019, University of Colorado Law School, and submitted to law professors Craig Konnoth and Melissa Hart. The Memorandum is cited in Brief of Amici Curiae Colorado Organizations and Individuals in Support of Respondents, Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, __U.S.__ (2018) (No. 16-111).
"The legislative history primarily identifies two issues that SB08-200 was designed to resolve: (1) the need for dignity and access to justice for LGBT people and (2) inconsistency of Colorado anti-discrimination legislation. The page references below are divided by these purposes" - p. 1.
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Matt Simonsen, Memorandum, Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colo. Civil Rights Comm., __ U.S. __ (2017): Legislative History of SB08-200 (Sept. 23, 2017), available at http://scholar.law.colorado.edu/research-data/7/.
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