The governor said the cases of the three men waiting to die by lethal injection are not “ripe” for his review because he hasn’t received any clemency requests. But he doesn’t necessarily need anything to take action.
Gov. Polis said he wanted to close a private prison. GEO Group beat him to it, leaving Colorado scrambling.By Jesse Paul Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
A new law banning vaping indoors, in places like restaurants and workplaces, also went into effect Monday
How most the new state laws will affect Coloradans will take weeks, months or years to see. But others are more immediate.
A Colorado case inspired a U.S. Supreme Court justice to write a stinging rebuke of solitary confinement
Justice Sonia Sotomayor said solitary confinement “comes perilously close to a penal tomb”