Tag:Amendment 64

Polis Pardons Pot Convictions

With the signing of an executive order on Oct. 1, Governor Jared Polis granted pardons to over 2,000 people who were convicted of possessing...

State Bill Amends Legal Activity Employment Law

In 2015, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled in favor of a company that fired an employee for his off-duty marijuana use. Now, the state...

Is Colorado in the Midst of a Records Sealing Movement?

A nationwide trend of criminal justice reform has encompassed not just how people are sentenced but the rights they have after they’ve completed their...

Court Opinions- May 27, 2019

People v. Anderson The People petitioned for review of the Court of Appeals’ judgment vacating Richard Anderson’s conviction for attempted extreme indifference murder.   Anderson had...

‘Work Toward Something Great, Not Just When It Is Easy’

On a Tuesday morning with sunlight warming the steps of the Capitol, Jared Polis shed the suffix “-elect” from his title and gave his...

When is a Search a Search?

A case before the Colorado Supreme Court could redefine how police search for illicit drugs during traffic stops.  The court heard oral arguments Wednesday for...

Denver Will Expedite Expungement for Cannabis Convictions

With an announcement last week from Mayor Michael Hancock, Denver revealed itself as the latest U.S. city to try to get more minor marijuana...

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