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.
From bail reform to restoring voting rights and sealing records, Colorado’s criminal justice system is getting a makeoverBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
A one-day sentencing reduction for some Colorado crimes would help legal immigrants avoid deportationBy Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado lawmakers will consider whether to repeal the death penalty again, as factors align for passageBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Courts in several states have ruled that sheriffs cannot hold people on behalf of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement without violating the 4th Amendment
Denver officials want to clear some 10,000 low-level marijuana convictions, following in Boulder County’s footsteps
San Francisco, San Diego and Seattle announced their similar efforts early this year. Boulder County prosecutors just days ago made their plans public.
Cargill Meat, union reach $1.7M settlement with 138 Muslim workers at Fort Morgan plant over prayer accommodations
The workers lost their jobs after a dispute about short breaks to allow them to perform obligatory prayers
Amid drought, a changing climate and population growth, can Colorado’s unique water law system survive?
A Q&A with former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory Hobbs, one of the state’s top water experts