January 18, 2022
The Colorado Supreme Court governs rules of professional conduct for all attorneys and is considering changes to Rule 3.8 which addresses prosecutors and their special responsibilities.
Read our comment on the proposed rule changes.
Mar. 15, 2021
Did You Know: You could spend life in prison for a crime you didn't commit? It's called felony murder and Colorado has a chance to end it.
January 8, 2021
The fact that white supremacy pervades law enforcement can no longer be doubted. Read our statement regarding the Insurrection of Jan. 6th.
December 18, 2020
Did You Know: Mass incarceration increased the spread of COVID-19 in facilities AND in the surrounding communities?
Did You Know: There are 18 active COVID-19 outbreaks in 22 of Colorado's prisons?
Did You Know: There are active COVID-19 outbreaks in all types of detention facilities in Colorado?
Our letter to Gov. Polis discussing his comments regarding "incarcerated people's" access to the COVID-19 vaccine.
December 2, 2020:
In speaking about the COVID-19 vaccine distribution Gov. Polis said, "There’s no way that prisoners are going to get it before members of a vulnerable population." We responded.
November 30, 2020:
Did You Know: When police department pay civil rights violations settlements, it is really YOU that is paying?
October 9, 2020:
Did You Know: In 73% of wrongful convictions, prosecutors hide useful evidence from the defense?
Sept. 3, 2920: Did You Know: Children are policed and arrested when they are trying to learn in schools?
Sept. 10, 2020: Did You Know: Even if you win, you still have to reimburse the prosecution for the cost of prosecuting you?
Sept. 18, 2020: Did You Know: EMTs use an unrecognized disorder, "excited delirium” to justify the use of ketamine, powerful anesthetic that contributed to Elijah McClain's death? The American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, and the World Health Organization do not recognize “excited delirium” as a disorder, and the diagnosis has been decried as junk science.
Sept. 24, 2020: Did You Know: Prosecutors use grand juries as a way to act as defense attorneys for cops?
Senate Bill 217 eliminated qualified immunity for law enforcement officers, but did not include DAs, who enjoy *absolute* immunity for anything they do as an "advocate."
Letter to Gov. Polis regarding his comments that "incarcerated people" deserve the COVID-19 vaccine