Tag:Denver District Attorney

Conviction Review Unit Launched by Denver District Attorney’s Office

Denver District Attorney Beth McCann announced on June 8 that the Denver District Attorney’s Office launched a Conviction Review Unit.

Remembering Norm Early: Denver DA Office Giant and Passionate Legal Legend

The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Colorado’s first black prosecutor, Norm Early, died from complications of diabetes and medical issues on May 5. 

2011 Denver Murder Ends in 2017 Guilty Plea

Travis Forbes was sentenced to life in prison for the assault on and murder of Monge, plus 48 years to be served consecutively for the crimes against Tillman.

Denver’s Restorative Justice Program More Than Doubles Case Load in Second Year

Restorative Denver program celebrates 1% recidivism as sophomore success. The program more than doubled its cases in 2021.

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.

Behind the Scenes of the Denver DA’s Office, Victim Advocates Play a Key Role

While not recognized as traditional legal professionals, victim advocates play an essential role behind the scenes of the Denver DA’s office.

Nearly 20 Years Later, Denver Murder Case Gets Fresh Eyes

Hal Hebert has been appealing his murder conviction and life sentence for decades. In addition to challenging a trial witness who was later convicted of serial murders, Hebert asserts his counsel was ineffective.