Tag:Colorado District Attorneys Council

Gov. Polis Appoints Timothy Lane to the Gilpin County Court in the 1st Judicial District

Gov. Polis appointed Timothy Lane to the Gilpin County Court in the 1st Judicial District, replacing Judge David Taylor, effective immediately.

Colorado Supreme Court Affirms ‘Reverse-Keyword’ Warrant in People v. Seymour

In a recent case brought to the Colorado Supreme Court, several individual’s IP addresses were discovered through a reverse-keyword warrant.

Legal Leaders Reflect on Colorado General Assembly’s Impact on Criminal Law

It was a busy year for the Colorado General Assembly in 2023 that had a major impact on criminal law.

What Legislation Colorado’s Legal Community is Watching in 2023

Law Week caught up with bar associations and legal organizations to hear what topics and bills they’re keeping an eye on this session.

General Assembly Passes Bill to Close Gaps in Witness Intimidation Law

The Colorado legislature on Tuesday passed a bill with strong support from prosecutors to expand the definition of witness intimidation.

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: Courts Can’t Avoid Speedy Trial Deadlines through Retroactive Mistrials

The state Supreme Court held that courts may not declare retroactive mistrials to avoid deadlines set by the state’s speedy trial laws.