Tag:Beth McCann

Colorado District Attorneys Unveil Prosecution Performance Dashboards

Colorado DAs have launched a collection of online dashboards to bring more transparency into the prosecutorial process and build public trust.

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinions from Aug. 9

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals released two decisions Aug. 9, dealing with the Children's Code and disability discrimination.

Conviction Review Unit Launched by Denver District Attorney’s Office

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced on June 8 that the Denver District Attorney’s Office launched a Conviction Review Unit.

Remembering Norm Early: Denver DA Office Giant and Passionate Legal Legend

The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Colorado’s first black prosecutor, Norm Early, died from complications of diabetes and medical issues on May 5. 

Denver’s Restorative Justice Program More Than Doubles Case Load in Second Year

Restorative Denver program celebrates 1% recidivism as sophomore success. The program more than doubled its cases in 2021.

1994 Denver Cold Case Gets 2021 Arrest

The Denver DA in June announced it charged Steven Cumberbatch with the murder of Rita Desjardine, a breakthrough on a 1994 cold case.

Denver DAs Prosecutorial Discretion Not Influenced by Race Report Says

Prosecutorial discretion does not account for different racial and ethnic outcomes in dismissals and deferred judgement in Denver.

McCann, Denver DA, Talks ERA, Fave Western Vacay State, Cartoon Merits in 5Q

This week we spoke with Beth McCann, Denver’s district attorney and the first woman to be chief prosecutor in the Mile High City.