Summer of Violence
The Colorado Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in cases that will determine the fate of 50 people who were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for crimes committed when they were children.
The mother of a young man killed by a gunman in 2004 pleaded with the crowd to think about someone’s mother before pulling the trigger.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a law that will change how Colorado juveniles can be charged as adults.
Colorado Senators gave initial approval to a proposal to reduce prosecutors’ discretion to charge youths as adults.
Colorado lawmakers moved forward with a measure to scale back prosecutors’ discretion to charge children as adults.
Legislators are analyzing how Colorado schools punish students in order to determine whether changes are needed to policies.