Bill Looks to Take Partisan Politics Out of DA and Sheriff Elections in Colorado
The bill hopes to boost public trust in criminal justice by making elections for sheriffs and DAs nonpartisan.
Lawmakers Eye Colorado Criminal Justice Reforms in First Month of Session
Hot topics include juveniles in the criminal justice system, competency proceedings and support programs for people who are incarcerated.
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.
DOJ Report Shows Decline in Prosecutions, Convictions Between 2019, 2020 Fiscal Years
The Department of Justice released its findings on the federal response to crime and criminal justice in the 2020 fiscal year.
NIJ Funds Two New Projects to Improve Collection of Digital Evidence
The National Institute of Justice funded two projects to assist law enforcement with the collection and processing of digital evidence in cases involving child sexual abuse materials and large-scale computer networks, the agency announced.
DOJ Unveils Initiative to Streamline Criminal Justice System Data
The U.S. Department of Justice created a new tool that it hopes will improve access, understanding and quality of criminal justice system data.
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