Colorado District Attorneys' Council
Colorado’s 2015 law changing how officer-involved shootings are reviewed still lets police agencies investigate themselves
State lawmakers and prosecutors are vowing to push for and support changes after questions from The Colorado Sun about the measure
Colorado still allows killers to use gay or transgender “panic” defenses. But the strategy could soon be outlawed.Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado poised to revisit murder law that can send people to prison for life — even when they didn’t kill anyoneJesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
A new Colorado law makes possessing 13,000 fatal fentanyl doses a misdemeanor. Prosecutors are worried.Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
The state Supreme Court decided a case involving former Third Judicial District Attorney Frank Ruybalid and more than $223,000 in attorney’s fees and other costs
From bail reform to restoring voting rights and sealing records, Colorado’s criminal justice system is getting a makeover
A slate of bills making their way through the Colorado legislature would keep people out of jail, reduce penalties for some crimes and remove barriers for offenders once they are released from prison. Many of the measures have bipartisan support, but In some cases law enforcement want the brakes pumped.
Colorado lawmakers aim to close loophole that led appeals court to overturn foster parent’s child sex assault conviction
Senon Louis Ramirez’s child sex assault conviction was overturned in September, stoking calls for immediate changes to Colorado’s laws. But the issue has been swirling for years.