Adams County DA had “romantic relationship” with victim advocate who died last month, court record saysBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Lawsuit against signature-gathering firm illustrates problems with Colorado’s process to get on the ballot, lawyer saysBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Here are all the lawsuits against the Trump administration Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser has joined
The Democrat has joined or filed eight lawsuits against the Trump administration. He has filed seven more briefs in support of challenges to the president’s policies.
Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuit
The state’s consumer protection laws were ranked among the weakest in the U.S. by a consumer advocacy group. The legislature responded, passing an overhaul 30 years in the making that Attorney General Phil Weiser said is “a big deal"
Did the Colorado Supreme Court just throw the state’s marijuana-legalization regime into question? The chief justice seems to think so.
A case about drug-sniffing dogs could turn into a watershed moment in Colorado marijuana law. Or not. Legal experts are split.
One student killed, eight more wounded in shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two peers
At least one person was killed and eight students were wounded in a shooting Tuesday afternoon at STEM School Highlands Ranch allegedly committed by two of their peers, authorities say.
How most the new state laws will affect Coloradans will take weeks, months or years to see. But others are more immediate.
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.
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.