#MeToo & #TimesUp Movements Shine Light On Sexual Harassment

The jig is up, as they say, for those who may stand accused of sexual harassment in the workplace. That’s because the whole #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have emboldened victims of workplace sexual harassment and even sexual assaults to come forward, finger their assailants, and in some cases press charges, if the statute of limitations [...]

By |April 2nd, 2018|Criminal Justice News, Sex Crimes, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment|Comments Off on #MeToo & #TimesUp Movements Shine Light On Sexual Harassment

State Rep Pens 2 Felony Bills

Two bills currently making their way through the State Senate could soon change the way some felony cases are prosecuted in Colorado. If passed into law, these bills, penned by State Representative Catherine “Kit” Roupe for House District 17, would reportedly: Make it easier for prosecutors to press felony domestic violence charges against repeat offenders Provide law [...]

By |May 31st, 2017|Colorado DUI Laws, Criminal Justice News, Felonies|Comments Off on State Rep Pens 2 Felony Bills

Simulator Study Tests Drivers’ Abilities When Impaired by Alcohol & Pot

Have you ever people claim to be better drivers after having a few drinks and/or using marijuana? Or have you (or someone you know) ever jumped behind the wheel when buzzed, thinking that you were perfectly fine to drive? While these claims/habits are by no means uncommon, they are not necessarily true. Looking to shed some light [...]

By |February 15th, 2016|Criminal Justice News, DUI News, Marijuana DUIs|Comments Off on Simulator Study Tests Drivers’ Abilities When Impaired by Alcohol & Pot

Shimon Kohn Pursues Justice for the Victims of Police Brutality

Police officers’ use of excessive force against suspects has become a prominent and important national controversy in recent years. While tragedies like the officer shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson and the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore have captured national headlines and attention, the problem of police brutality also hits closer to home. In [...]

By |July 16th, 2015|Criminal Justice News|Comments Off on Shimon Kohn Pursues Justice for the Victims of Police Brutality

New CO Bill Proposes DNA Testing for 8 Misdemeanor Convictions

A bipartisan bill that is currently making its way through the Colorado legislature may make it mandatory to conduct DNA testing on those who are convicted of eight misdemeanor offenses in the state. Sponsored by Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, and Rep. Polly Lawrence, R-Roxborough Park, this DNA testing bills is specifically proposing to conduct DNA [...]

By |April 16th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Justice News|Comments Off on New CO Bill Proposes DNA Testing for 8 Misdemeanor Convictions

DUI Accident Could Be Parole Violation for Convicted Murdered

A DUI accident that reportedly led to serious injuries may also result in a man’s commuted life sentence being reinstated. According to Colorado Springs law enforcement officials, a 31-year old man who had been convicted of killing his mother in 1989 was involved in an alleged drunk driving accident on Wednesday, March 4th just after [...]

By |March 18th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Justice News, DUI|Comments Off on DUI Accident Could Be Parole Violation for Convicted Murdered

Jury Selection Begins in Long-Awaited Aurora Theater Shooting Case

After nearly three years, jury selection in the Aurora theater shooting case against James Holmes is set to get underway today. The current jury pool includes about 9,000 potential jurors who, in a series of pre-selected groups, will come to the courthouse over the coming weeks to complete an extensive questionnaire. Once this process has [...]

By |January 20th, 2015|Blog, Criminal Justice News|Comments Off on Jury Selection Begins in Long-Awaited Aurora Theater Shooting Case