In 1985, the Colorado Supreme Court officially sanctioned camera and electronic coverage in courtrooms, but modern media coverage is still spotty.
Frank Steunenberg, the owner of the Cripple Creek Mine, was assassinated by dynamite in 1905 shortly after the conclusion of the Colorado Labor Wars.
The Denver Mint’s 1922 robbery was the “wildest gun battle in Denver history” and the first successful Mint Holdup.
In a three-decades-old cold case, DNA helped investigators trace Akram Bada’an’s family to Israel and get a positive ID, an important step in the resolution process for cold cases.
Congress passed the Sheppard-Towner Act in 1921 to provide federal funding for maternity and child care, but the Act wasn’t renewed past 1929 and state compliance was inconsistent.
Kathy Arnold accomplished a lot in her time in the legislature, becoming the first woman chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and sponsoring bills to improve the lives of children in the state.
In the early 1990s, copyright laws didn’t accommodate computer software protections. A gap in case law left Gates Rubber Co. in a challenging legal position for more than six years.