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Colorado chief justice works to make course fair and accessible

Nancy Rice represents the judicial branch of Colorado, complete with 324 judges


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NANCY E. RICE, 66

Chief Justice, Colorado Supreme Court

Nancy Rice was appointed to the Colorado Supreme Court in 1998 and became Chief Justice in 2014, putting her in charge of a judicial branch with 324 judges, 74 magistrates, 4,000 staff members, and has an annual budget of more than $534 million.

Rice says the Chief Justice’s work touches everyone. “Most Coloradans will experience the courts during their lives, be it by way of a speeding ticket, divorce, as a civil litigant, or even a juror,” she says. “The Chief Justice is ultimately responsible for ensuring that the courts are fair, accessible to all and follow the rule of law.”  

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Eric Peterson

Denver-based writer Eric Peterson is the author of Frommer's Colorado, Frommer's Montana & Wyoming, Frommer's Yellowstone & Grand Teton National Parks and the Ramble series of guidebooks, featuring first-person travelogues covering everything from atomic landmarks in New Mexico to celebrity gone wrong in Hollywood. Peterson has also recently written about backpacking in Yosemite, cross-country skiing in Yellowstone and downhill skiing in Colorado for such publications as Denver's Westword and The New York Daily News. He can be reached at Eptcb126@msn.com

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