Even if Colorado gives child sex assault victims unlimited time to sue, it may be too late for those already abused
Lawmakers are considering eliminating the civil statute of limitations for child sex assault, but Colorado’s constitution appears to prohibit laws from working retroactively. Victims’ advocates think there is a path to address past abuse.
Former Colorado priest up for possible parole in sex abuse case; was named in attorney general’s reportBy The Associated Press Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Independent boards reviewing Catholic Church sex abuse have broadly failed victims in Colorado, nationwideBy The Associated Press Crime and Courts Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s former attorney general wanted grand jury investigation of priest abuse scandal — but didn’t get itBy Jesse Paul News Primary category in which blog post is published
At least 166 children have been sexually abused by Catholic priests in Colorado since 1950, new report findsBy Jennifer Brown News Primary category in which blog post is published
DNA testing leads to break in decades-old Colorado murder case. But privacy questions are being raised.
Police used a DNA database and a fast food cup to zero in on a suspect in the 1987 death of 20-year-old Fort Carson soldier Darlene Krashoc
Federal investigation launched into former Westminster cop sentenced to 90 days in jail for unlawful sexual contact
The sentence handed down against Curtis Lee Arganbright drew outrage from some. A federal case could bring him substantially more time behind bars.
As a part of a recent settlement, Colorado took a step toward addressing the unconscionable violence and abuse faced by transgender prisonersOpinion
Colorado’s attorney general doesn’t have the same broad authority as in other states to convene a grand jury to investigate
Colorado lawmakers aim to close loophole that led appeals court to overturn foster parent’s child sex assault conviction
Senon Louis Ramirez’s child sex assault conviction was overturned in September, stoking calls for immediate changes to Colorado’s laws. But the issue has been swirling for years.
Leroy Garcia’s opening remarks are notable for what he didn’t mention. Here’s the Colorado Senate president’s speech, annotated.
Context for Leroy Garcia's opening day speech at the Colorado legislature, with annotations from The Colorado Sun highlighting what’s important and explaining what it all means
District attorney calls for updated laws after Colorado appeals court overturns man’s conviction of sexually assaulting foster child
Senon Louis Ramirez was convicted of child sex assault. Then the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that his behavior, while “reprehensible,” didn’t meet the legal definition of the crime.
Everything you need to know about Deborah Ramirez, Brett Kavanaugh and a party at Yale that could change the course of the American judiciary
Ramirez, who lives in Boulder, has accused the U.S. Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct while the two were college students