Tag:cruel and unusual punishment

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinions for the Week of April 11

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued opinions in four Colorado cases including an opinion in United States v. Maxton.

Colorado Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Lifetime Juvenile Sex Offender Registration as Unconstitutional

The Colorado Supreme Court concluded mandatory lifetime sex offender registration for qualifying juveniles is cruel and unusual.

Cruel and Unusual?

After Jesus Gutierrez was convicted of felony menacing and unlawful use of an incendiary device in the commission of a felony, he was adjudicated...

Colorado Supreme Court Hears February Oral Arguments

The state Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case that questions whether the sex offender registration might violate the Eighth Amendment.