Tag:criminal defense

Paloma Law Hopes to Improve Access to Justice on the Ground

Erica White’s criminal and immigration defense firm hopes to serve marginalized communities and Spanish-speaking clients.

Supreme Court Finds Latino Juror Improperly Dismissed Due to Race in Rape, Shooting Case

The Colorado Supreme Court on Feb. 14 concluded a trial court should not have dismissed a Latino juror in a 2015 rape and shooting case.

Supreme Court Overturns Kidnapping Conviction

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday reversed a defendant's kidnapping conviction because of a poorly worded jury instruction.

Colorado Supreme Court to Hear February Oral Arguments on Arson, Suppressed Statements

The Colorado Supreme Court returns for oral arguments on Tuesday when it will hear two criminal cases, including one involving arson.

Supreme Court Says Defendant Entitled to Court-Appointed Counsel Despite Parents’ Income

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday concluded that a defendant living rent-free with his parents may be eligible for court-appointed counsel.

Supreme Court to Hear Sixth Amendment Cases Involving Public Defender Swaps

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear two Sixth Amendment cases involving defendants represented by public defenders.

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.

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