A new Colorado law makes possessing 13,000 fatal fentanyl doses a misdemeanor. Prosecutors are worried.
Colorado lawmakers this year passed a bill to reduce incarceration by making possession of 4 grams or less of most drugs a misdemeanor instead of a felony
Colorado jails can’t hold people accused of low-level crimes in lieu of bail anymore. And that means current inmates could be released.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
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
Colorado’s prisons offer free tampons to female inmates. The state’s jails might soon be required to as well.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado employers, colleges could soon be prevented from asking about criminal histories on their applications
So-called “ban-the-box” bills have failed in the legislature in the past. If the General Assembly passes the employment measure this year, Colorado would become the 12th state to have such a policy for private businesses
Colorado lawmakers will focus on everything from oil and gas and health care to education and immigration when the 2019 term begins Friday