‘A Woman’s Place is in the House’: The Legislative Legacy of Rep. Pat Schroeder
Pat Schroeder, who died this week at age 82, was known for her sharp wit and fierce advocacy for equal rights, health care and family leave.
Remains Dating Back 50 Years Found in Lake County Identified
Using genetic genealogy and other investigative tools, CBI said remains found in 1970 have been identified as Gardner Paul Smith.
1983 Colorado Tribal Libel Lawsuit Dropped Based on 1982 Libel Case
In 1983, the Southern Ute Indian Tribe’s council members decided to drop a $1.5 million libel lawsuit based on the outcome of another case.
Charges Filed in 1996 Denver Cold Case
The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Feb. 24 a cold case arrest was made in the 1996 murder of Terri Turachak.
What is the Child Sexual Abuse Accountability Act?
Early last year, a Colorado woman used a new state law to sue over an alleged sexual assault committed in 1977 – but what’s in the new law?
John Gunnell’s Legislative Legacy
In 1881, John Gunnell became the first Black state lawmaker. The Denver Republican faced intense opposition and racism while he served in the House.
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Turns 175
At the 175th anniversary of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Law Week takes a look back at the agreement’s impacts on both Mexico and the U.S.
Dottie Wham, a Brief History of Public Health Reporting
Among other accomplishments, Wham was credited in a state Senate joint memorial for creating Colorado’s statewide trauma system.
Dawn DeHerrera’s Cold Case, Disparities in Missing and Murdered Indigenous Reporting
Dawn DeHerrera’s case may show some of the unclear reporting in the criminal justice system lawmakers are attempting to remedy.
A Brief History of Colorado Sen. Casimiro Barela
Casimiro Barela was one of the drafters of the Colorado Constitution and he suggested writing it in three languages.