Exploring Colorado’s Laws on Weapons Possession and Concealed Carry
May 25, 2023
The holidays can be tempting for many reasons. Maybe you’re tempted to eat too many mincemeat pies or have yet another slice of your grandpa’s famous fruit cake. Maybe you’re overindulging in beverages at your holiday office party. Or perhaps you end up in a crowded store with merchandise everywhere and think how easy it’d be to slip something into your pocket and walk out with it.
Temptations are all around, especially during the holiday season. During this season, there [...]
There are all kinds of theft crimes. Shoplifting. Package theft. Identity theft. Stealing motor vehicles.
Some kinds of theft many people don’t really even think of as a crime – like using your friend’s Netflix account. What may surprise you more, though, is that the more common theft crimes don’t involve people walking into stores to take items they didn’t pay for. Instead, it’s employees who steal from their employers.
It can be tempting to take something from the workplace [...]
Shoplifting may seem like an offense that is no big deal but get caught, and you can still face a theft charge that could land on your criminal record.
Furthermore, if during the commission of that crime something goes wrong, then depending on your reaction, you might just face additional charges – as two Arvada suspects will soon learn.
Two men were suspected of shoplifting from a King Soopers in Arvada. When a loss prevention officer approached them, they sprayed [...]
Shoplifting is a crime that has been occurring since people started selling things. There are many examples of how shoplifting can occur, including taking goods from a retail store, walking out of a restaurant, or using a service without paying for it.
Unfortunately, due to increased loss prevention tactics within Colorado to preserve profit, it can be very easy to be mistaken or falsely accused as a shoplifter. Nobody likes to be accused of doing something that they didn’t do, [...]
Many people take the act of shoplifting lightly – it’s considered by many to be a frivolous and victimless crime. However, any and all shoplifting charges should be taken seriously, especially in states like ours, where no legal distinction is made between shoplifting and other forms of theft.
If you’re facing Colorado shoplifting charges, it’s very important to understand how shoplifting laws work in Colorado. Therefore, we’ve put together a guide covering the basics of Colorado shoplifting, which should answer [...]
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 [...]