Tag:Colorado General assembly

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.

Legislature Reforms from 2021

The Colorado General Assembly reformed aspects of Colorado courts by changing offenses, bonds and juveniles switching to adult court.

Key Takeaways from the 2021 Legislative Session

The 2021 Colorado legislative session has ended. Here is a summary of several of the most high-profile pieces of legislation this session.

General Assembly Sends Greenhouse Gas Bill to Polis

Colorado lawmakers acted Tuesday evening to establish enforceable greenhouse gas emission limits in a new bill sent to Gov. Polis.

Legislators and Activists Urge for Strong Data Privacy Protection for Colorado Immigrants

After activists found information from immigrants' driver's licenses was being shared with immigration officials, a coalition of Colorado immigrant groups and legislators are hoping to change that with legislation

Polis Pardons Pot Convictions

With the signing of an executive order on Oct. 1, Governor Jared Polis granted pardons to over 2,000 people who were convicted of possessing...

Court Opinions – Jul 06, 2020

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners v. Polis In recent decades, Colorado has been the setting of two of the nation’s most notorious mass shootings: Columbine High...

Sumi Lee Tackles Diversity on the Bench

As the Head of Judicial Diversity Outreach — a first-of-its kind position created by the Colorado General Assembly in 2019 — Sumi Lee is...