Colorado District Attorneys’ Council

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Bill Would Allow Certain Convictions To Be Sealed For First-Time Offenders

Colorado lawmakers are hearing a bill that would allow people convicted of 400 different crimes to have their records sealed.

03/18/2015

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Bill Would Change Way Police Do Suspect Lineups In Colorado

Colorado is poised to become the 12th state to overhaul procedures for eyewitness identifications in criminal prosecutions.

02/09/2015

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Felony DUI Bill Dies In State Senate

A bill that would have meant a felony conviction for people repeatedly caught driving drunk died in the state Senate on Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Push To Erase Cannabis Crimes Of Past Now That Pot’s Legal

There is a push to erase cannabis crimes of the past now that pot is legal in Colorado.

04/30/2014

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Colorado Eyes Edibles Rules As More People Eat Pot

Colorado’s marijuana experiment is threatened by the very popularity of eating it instead of smoking it, leading the pot industry to join health officials and state regulators to try to curb the problem of consumers ingesting too much weed.

04/30/2014

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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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New Law Could Halt Sale Of Synthetic Marijuana

Colorado is a major distributor of synthetic marijuana or “Spice,” but a new law could put many sellers out of business.

01/14/2014

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

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Lawmaker Not Sure If Lowering Blood Alcohol Limit Is Right For Colorado

The National Transportation Safety Board says thousands of lives would be saved if states lower the blood alcohol limit from the current .08 to .05.

05/14/2013

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Feud Between Parties Leaves Sweeping State Crime Bill In Jeopardy

A blow up between Democrats and Republicans at the state Capitol has put a sweeping anti-crime measure in jeopardy.

05/02/2013

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