Tag:Colorado Criminal Defense Bar

2022 Top Women: Ruchi Kapoor

Ruchi Kapoor shares her legal journey, from patents to appellate work, and passion for social justice as one of Law Week's 2022 Top Women.

Lawmakers Toss Jury Selection Bias Issue Back to Judicial Branch

Lawmakers killed a bill on implicit bias in jury selection, giving the judicial branch another chance at addressing the issue.

Legislative Look Ahead: Fentanyl, Consent and Youth Interrogations Among Criminal Law Topics to Watch at Capitol

The 2022 legislative session is likely to bring criminal justice-related bills on fentanyl, witness intimidation and youth interrogations.

Criminal Law Attorneys Reflect on Legislative Wins, Worries and the Work Ahead

The Colorado General Assembly passed about 40 new laws related to criminal justice and corrections, including an overhaul of the state’s misdemeanor code and a bill limiting the use of ketamine injections by first responders.

Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Lifetime Juvenile Sex Offender Registration as Unconstitutional

The Colorado Supreme Court concluded mandatory lifetime sex offender registration for qualifying juveniles is cruel and unusual.

Study Details Racial Differences in Outcomes of Denver Prosecutions

Black and Hispanic felony defendants face a “persistent set of disadvantages” compared to white defendants, according to a new report

Attorneys React to Death Penalty Repeal

Gov. Jared Polis on March 23 signed a bill repealing the death penalty in Colorado, making it the 22nd state to do away with...

Gov. Hickenlooper Appoints New Appellate Judge

Lino Lipinsky de Orlov was appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper Tuesday as a judge on the Colorado Court of Appeals. Lipinsky de Orlov is currently...