The Death Penalty in Colorado
Colorado lawmakers have passed a death penalty repeal. What will Gov. Polis do with the men on death row?
The Colorado House gave final approval Wednesday to a bill ending capital punishment in Colorado. The governor has already said he will sign it into law. So what happens to Nathan Dunlap, Robert Ray and Sir Mario Owens?
He survived the Aurora Chuck E. Cheese shooting 25 years ago. A possible death penalty repeal is bringing it all back up.John Ingold Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado law mandates which drugs be used for lethal injection. So what happens when they are no longer made?Kevin Simpson Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
In 1997, Colorado’s first execution in 30 years marked a watershed moment. But did it change the conversation about capital punishment?Kevin Simpson Opinion
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.