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This groundbreaking legislation is supported by

Community Members

  • Tammy Brady, Attorney for David Bueno

  • James Castle, Attorney for Alejandro Perez and Sir Mario Owens

  • Dave Wymore and Maria Liu, Attorneys for Tim Masters

October 29, 2020: 
Did You Know:  You can vote, even if you have a criminal record?
October 22, 2020: 
Did You Know:  There are extreme disparities in the Denver Municipal Court system?
In 2019, the Office of the Municipal Public Defender conducted a research study on Denver Municipal Court cases and the effects of poverty, race, and mental illness
October 19, 2020: 
Did You Know:  It is legal for police to lie in order to get a confession?
October 9, 2020: 
Did You Know:  In 73% of wrongful convictions, prosecutors hide useful evidence from the defense?
October 6, 2020: 
Did You Know:  Prosecutor misconduct contributed to 30% of wrongful convictions?
September 24, 2020: 
Did You Know:  Prosecutors use grand juries as a way to act as defense attorneys for cops?
September 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.
September 10, 2020: 
Did You Know:  Even if you win, you still have to reimburse the prosecution for the cost of prosecuting you?
September 3, 2020: 
Did You Know:  Children are policed and arrested when they are trying to learn in schools?
August 6, 2020: 
Did You Know:  You cannot sue a prosecutor for their misconduct?
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."
June, 2020

June 7, 2020:  Our statement regarding community concerns about the June 5th protest.

June 18, 2020:  Prosecutors Are Cops, Too.  Why do DA elections matter?  Prosecutors are not separate from violent cops; they are violent cops.