Federal investigation launched into former Westminster cop sentenced to 90 days in jail for unlawful sexual contact
The sentence handed down against Curtis Lee Arganbright drew outrage from some. A federal case could bring him substantially more time behind bars.
Here are all the lawsuits against the Trump administration Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has joinedBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuitBy Jesse Paul Business Primary category in which blog post is published
Did the Colorado Supreme Court just throw the state’s marijuana-legalization regime into question? The chief justice seems to think so.By John Ingold Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
One student killed, eight more wounded in shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two peersBy Jennifer Brown Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
There are an estimated 17,000 people living in Colorado with DACA protections
A one-day sentencing reduction for some Colorado crimes would help legal immigrants avoid deportation
Under current Colorado law, a Class 2 misdemeanor carries a maximum sentence of a year. By reducing that to 364 days, people with visas or permanent legal status would be protected from facing mandatory deportation proceedings.
Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passage
The Colorado legislature has debated getting rid of capital punishment four times since 2000. The bill being brought this year wouldn’t send the question to voters, as proponents of lethal injection want.
Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t have the same broad authority as in other states to convene a grand jury to investigate
Man exonerated in rape case will receive nearly $2 million after Colorado attorney general drops compensation challenge
Clarence Moses-EL spent 28 years in prison after a rape victim said his identity came to her in a dream. Attorney General Phil Weiser says it was a “travesty of justice.”
Colorado currently allows people to petition courts to remove marijuana offenses, including possession, from their records
Patent office and federal courts running out of reserve funds while SNAP faces end-of-the-month funding deadlines
You can still file a patent but not an IPO. National parks are open but the bathrooms are closed. US Courts are open for another week or so.
Hickenlooper commutes life sentences of 6 men convicted of murder, including in high-profile Curtis Brooks case
Curtis Brooks was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the slaying of 24-year-old Christopher Ramos in Aurora in 1995