Tag:Denver Juvenile Court

‘Female Furies,’ a Brief History of Juvenile Detention Facilities

Funding, operational and organizational issues plagued both the courts and the facilities for roughly a century.

Zita Weinshienk, Trailblazing Colorado Judge, Dies

In Colorado’s legal community, Weinshienk is remembered as a pioneer and inspiration to many lawyers and judges.

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinions from Aug. 9

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals released two decisions Aug. 9, dealing with the Children's Code and disability discrimination.

The First Woman on the Federal Bench in Colorado

In 1979, Zita Weinshienk became the first woman to sit on the federal bench in the state and she broke many glass ceilings.

A Brief History of Ben B. Lindsey, Controversial Denver Judge and Pioneer of Juvenile Law

Ben B. Lindsey is recognized as a founder of the Denver Juvenile Court, but the famous judge was the subject of controversy throughout his legal career.

Colorado Judicial Institute Honors Five Jurists at Annual Dinner

If you ask former Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Nancy Rice, she and retiring Court of Appeals Chief Judge Alan Loeb have made the...