Tag:criminal law

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.

Court Opinions: Colorado Supreme Court Opinions for Jan. 10

The Colorado Supreme Court issued four opinions in criminal cases on Monday, including one involving the state's "make my day" statute.

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.

Court Opinions: Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions for Nov. 18

The Colorado Court of Appeals issued opinions on two criminal cases, a personal injury case and a family law case.

Denver DAs Prosecutorial Discretion Not Influenced by Race Report Says

Prosecutorial discretion does not account for different racial and ethnic outcomes in dismissals and deferred judgement in Denver.

Colorado Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Criminal Cases

The Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Monday in four cases, including one about whether a dead man must pay restitution.

Court Opinions: Colorado Court of Appeals Opinions for Nov. 4

The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled on four cases today, including People v. Taylor, People v. Caime, Johnson v. CSA and In re Estate of Dowdy

Supreme Court to Consider Whether Wife’s Removal from Courtroom Violated Defendant’s Right to Public Trial

The Colorado Supreme Court will hear a case on whether removal of a defendant's wife from the courtroom violated his right to a public trial.