Tag:District Attorney

Gov. Polis Announces Panel to Review Applications for the District Attorney in the 6th Judicial District

The governor announced a panel to review applications and recommend finalists for the appointment of the new district attorney for the 6th Judicial District.

Disbarred Denver Attorney Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Denver DA Beth McCann announced disbarred attorney Steven Bachar was sentenced to three years in prison Nov. 6.

Bill Addressing Remote Access Recently Signed by Gov. Polis June 7

A new law passed requiring criminal court proceedings conducted in open court to provide remote access to the public.

Disqualification Reversal: DA’s React to Recent Colorado Supreme Court Decision

The Colorado Supreme Court on Nov. 14 reversed an order that disqualified an entire district attorney’s office from a case.

Court Opinions: Colorado Supreme Court Opinion for Nov. 14

The Colorado Supreme Court en banc reversed an order disqualifying an entire district attorney’s office from a case.

Unsolved: The 2008 Murder of Adams County Chief Deputy DA Sean May

The 2008 murder of beloved Adams County Chief Deputy District Attorney Sean May remains unsolved, but May’s legacy is long lasting.

Denver City Attorney Bronson to Resign, Tipper Nominated as Replacement

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Kristin Bronson will leave her role as city attorney for the City and County of Denver Nov. 2.

Gov. Polis Appoints William Furse to the 22nd Judicial District Court

Gov. Jared Polis on Aug. 31 appointed William Furse to the 22nd Judicial District Court, effective Jan. 10, 2023.