Exploring Colorado’s Laws on Weapons Possession and Concealed Carry
May 25, 2023
At the end of May, Denver was one of many cities that enacted a curfew due to protests and violence. Your first reaction to a curfew may be to think that you’re no longer a child, so it doesn’t apply to you – but you’d be wrong.
Even though you have rights associated with protesting, you can also face consequences for ignoring curfews in cities such as Denver. Here’s what you need to know about your rights as a protester, [...]
Halloween has become a highly popular drinking holiday in Colorado and across the US. Couple this with a holiday that is already supposed to be about engaging in “devilish” behavior and you may be at a higher risk of getting charged for disorderly conduct this Halloween.
In this post, we’re going to detail how disorderly conduct charges can be filed against you, and what you can do to fight back against your charges.
First, though, a bit more on Halloween [...]
Protests are a wonderful way to get out in the streets and make your voice heard. Whether you are passionate about reproductive rights, your opinions regarding President Trump’s multiple travel bans, or any other hot-button topic, you have the right to join a march or protest and speak your mind.
However, these protests can seem intimidating, especially if you have been watching the news. While most protests are peaceful and productive, the news has highlighted many recent protests that have [...]
Understanding the laws related to weapons possession and concealed carry is crucial for residents of Colorado. Exploring the legal framework, requirements, and restrictions, individuals can navigate these laws responsibly and ensure compliance to protect their rights and maintain personal safety.
Colorado has specific laws regulating firearms possession, purchase, and transfer. These laws cover various aspects such as background checks, restrictions on firearm possession for certain individuals, regulations on the open carry of firearms, and more. Familiarizing oneself with these laws [...]
Racial bias continues to be a significant issue within the criminal justice system, including in Colorado. The impact of racial bias on criminal cases can lead to unequal treatment, unfair outcomes, and a loss of trust in the system.Racial Disparities in Arrest and Charging
Racial bias can manifest at various stages of the criminal justice process, starting with the initial arrest and charging decisions. Studies have shown that individuals from racial and ethnic minority groups are often disproportionately [...]
Sexual assault is a serious crime that carries severe penalties under Colorado law. However, defending against charges of sexual assault in the era of #MeToo can be even more challenging. The #MeToo movement has sparked a cultural shift, and society has become more receptive to allegations of sexual misconduct. As a result, sexual assault cases often generate significant media attention, and public perception is often heavily influenced by the allegations themselves. This can make it difficult for defendants to [...]