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Colorado Criminal Defense Bar

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Lawmaker Pushes For School Arrest Stats

A Colorado state senator says she’ll be pushing law enforcement agencies to report statistics showing what happens when trouble at school leads to the arrests of young people, but police see the new requirement as just one more unfunded burden.

04/23/2014

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Colorado Cyberbullying Bill Passes House

Bullying through text messages or social media would be a misdemeanor in Colorado under a bill passed by the state House.

03/12/2014

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Colorado Cyberbullying Bill Advances

Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that won initial approval in the House Monday.

03/10/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Trying To Make Cyberbullying A Crime

Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee Monday.

02/24/2014

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Colorado Cyberbullying Bill Advances

Bullying through text messages or social media platforms would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee.

02/24/2014

The news conference from the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar on Monday (credit: Rick Sallinger)

Lawyers: State Lab Woes Could Lead To Thousands Of Appeals

Defense lawyers say potentially thousands of criminal convictions could be appealed because of problems at a state laboratory that tests drunk-driving suspects’ blood.

06/10/2013

James Holmes in court on March 12, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Judge Delays Decision On Holmes Insanity Plea

Lawyers for the Colorado theater shooting suspect told a judge Monday he wants to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity, but the judge won’t rule on whether to allow that yet.

05/13/2013

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‘Justice Is Death’ – Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Holmes

For James Holmes, “justice is death,” prosecutors said Monday in announcing they will seek his execution if he is convicted in the Colorado movie theater attack that killed 12 people.

04/01/2013

James Holmes in court on March 12, 2013 (credit: CBS)

James Holmes Offers Guilty Plea To Avoid Death Penalty

Colorado theater shooting suspect James Holmes has offered to plead guilty and serve the rest of his life in prison to avoid the death penalty.

03/27/2013

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Insanity Pleas Would Be Tougher Under Colorado Bill

Lawmakers in Colorado are considering a measure that would make it tougher for defendants to plead not guilty by reason of insanity.

02/12/2013

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