Robert Dewey, second from left, speaks to the media moments after being released from the Colorado Department of corrections in Grand Junction, Colo., after serving a life sentence for murder. Dewey was released Monday, April 30, 2012, after spending nearly 16 years in prison. Flanking Dewey are attorneys Jason Kreag, left, and Danyel Joffe. (Photo by William Woody.)

Pathbreaking transgender attorney Danyel Joffe’s work led to Colorado law compensating people wrongly convicted of crimes

Joffe, who died last month, relentlessly pursued DNA testing to free a man after 16 years in prison and sparked a change in the state's criminal justice system

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Austin Eubanks, Columbine school shooting survivor who became advocate for fighting addiction, found dead

Austin Eubanks was shot in the hand and knee in the Columbine attack that killed 12 classmates and a teacher