Steven Zansberg

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Prosecutors Want Photos Of Theater Shooting Kept From Public

Prosecutors in the Aurora theater shooting case want a judge to keep the public from seeing graphic autopsy and crime-scene photos during the trial, saying the images would traumatize the families of victims.

03/06/2015

James Holmes in court on Feb. 11, 2015 (Sketch by Bill Robles)

Cost Of Defending Theater Shooting Suspect Kept Under Wraps

As the Aurora theater shooting case moves closer to trial, taxpayer-funded attorneys for defendant James Holmes have revealed little about their case, including how much it has cost to defend him.

02/13/2015

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Prosecutors: Don’t Televise Theater Shooting Trial

Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting case joined defense lawyers in opposing television coverage inside the courtroom during the trial, saying it would inflict intense and hurtful attention on victims who testify.

09/08/2014

Sir Mario Owens, left, and engaged couple Vivian Wolfe and Javad Marshall-Fields (credit: CBS)

Motion To Unseal Files In Sir Mario Owens’ Death Penalty Case

Media organizations have asked a judge to unseal court files in a Colorado death penalty case.

01/31/2014

Steven Zansberg (credit: jschoollegal.org)

Colorado Open Government Alliance Gets New President

Attorney Steven Zansberg has been elected president of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.

01/16/2014

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Colorado Bill Would Bolster Reporter’s Shield Law

Journalists in Colorado may get legal help protecting their sources with legislation inspired by the case of a New York reporter who was pressured to divulge who gave her information about the 2012 theater shootings.

01/11/2014

Austin Sigg (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Sigg Was On Police Radar Before Slaying Arrest

The 18-year-old accused of kidnapping and killing Jessica Ridgeway kept some of the girl’s remains in a crawl space at a home he shared with his mother, a detective testified said Friday.

02/22/2013

Austin Sigg (credit: Jefferson County Sheriff)

Judge’s Order Closing Sigg Hearing Is Overturned

The Colorado Supreme Court Thursday overturned a judge’s decision to close a key hearing for the teen suspect accused of killing Jessica Ridgeway.

02/21/2013

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Doctor Suing Former Patient Over Online Criticism

A Centennial-based anesthesiologist, Dr. Michael Gesquiere, has filed a civil lawsuit against a former patient, Joanna Putman, claiming her online venting amounted to libel that damaged his reputation and his business.

07/19/2012

Former Gov. Bill Ritter (credit: CBS)

Justices Hear On Ritter’s Phone Records

An attorney for The Denver Post says that if former Gov. Bill Ritter doesn’t have to release a list of business calls he made on his personal cellphone while in office, it will provide a recipe for public officials to conduct government business in secret.

04/30/2011