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Colorado Juvenile Defender Coalition

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Legal Aid For Youth Expected To Be Signed Into Law

Juveniles in criminal proceedings in Colorado will be guaranteed defense counsel at hearings where judges determine whether they should be released while their case is pending, under a bill expected to be signed into law next week.

05/14/2014

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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