Tag:Elijah McClain

Town Hall Held After Release of Aurora’s Consent Decree Report

A town hall was held Aug. 9 after the first report was released involving the oversight of public safety changes in Aurora.

First Report Released For Aurora’s Consent Decree, Town Hall Scheduled

The first report has been released involved in overseeing the city of Aurora’s implementation of public safety changes.

Kilmer Lane Newman and Mother of Elijah McClain Go to Court Over Attorneys Fees

The mother of Elijah McClain is suing her former attorneys at Denver civil rights firm Kilmer Lane Newman, LLP over about $4 million in legal fees.

Aurora Police Consent Decree Monitor Holds First Townhall

The independent monitor selected to oversee progress made by the city of Aurora in its policing practices held its first town hall.

Parents of Elijah McClain Reach Settlement in Principle with Aurora

Attorneys for the family of Elijah McClain announced on Monday they have reached a settlement in principle with the City of Aurora in a civil rights lawsuit, but the city said the parents must complete a separate allocation process before it can sign a settlement agreement.

Aurora Police Routinely Uses Excessive Force and Engages in Racist Policing, According to AG Report

The Aurora Police Department has a pattern of racially biased policing according to results of an investigation by the AG’s office

Grand Jury Returns 32 Counts Against First Responders Involved in Elijah McClain’s Death

More than two years after the death of Elijah McClain while in Aurora Police custody, a grand jury indicted five first responders with 32 counts connected with his death.

Criminal Law Attorneys Reflect on Legislative Wins, Worries and the Work Ahead

The Colorado General Assembly passed about 40 new laws related to criminal justice and corrections, including an overhaul of the state’s misdemeanor code and a bill limiting the use of ketamine injections by first responders.