Archives for: August 20th, 2021

Colorado Drug Crimes: All Your Questions Answered

In Colorado, it is a crime to sell, use, manufacture, or possess controlled substances. The laws tend to change little by little in the state, however, and possessing small amounts of most controlled substances can amount to a misdemeanor crime.

There are a lot of questions when it comes to drug crimes in Colorado, especially in the ever-changing landscape of the law. Here is what you need to know right now about Colorado drug crimes and what you can expect [...]

Caught High at a Colorado Park? What Can and Can’t Happen

Did you know that the Colorado Constitution considers use of public parks a “natural, essential and inalienable right”?

This point came up in a 2017 ruling regarding a directive on who could use Colorado parks. The directive temporarily banned convicted drug users from city parks if their illicit use took place in one.

Although this ban was eventually overturned as unconstitutional, its goal was to address the salient problem of numerous overdoses on Colorado public lands. Today, however, drug usage [...]

Drug Searches on Public Transportation: What Is the Law in Colorado?

If a police officer pulls you over for a traffic violation, they might ask to search your vehicle. You have the right to say no, which you can and should exercise, even when feel you have nothing to hide.

What about traveling on public transit, though? What are your rights in then?

Because public transit is paid for by tax dollars, it is considered public property. However, you still have the right to refuse a search of your person unless [...]

Don’t Let a Colorado Drug Charge Derail Your Education

Senior year of high school is an exciting time for most Colorado students. One chapter is closing, and another chapter is opening…but where will that next chapter take place? University of Colorado? A private college across the country?

Students without a criminal record take this excitement for granted. If you have a drug charge on your record, college application season can feel overwhelming. Will colleges unearth your past mistakes? Will they reject you immediately?

Luckily, there are ways for students [...]

Colorado Drug Trafficking Charge? Ways to Fight Back

Colorado drug industry is big business, and when law enforcement talks about being tough on crime, they mean extra tough on illegal traffickers.

Drug trafficking charges are treated more seriously – and carry far heavier penalties – than possession, sale, and manufacturing charges.

If you are facing trafficking accusations, remember that you are innocent until proven guilty. Fighting back can be intimidating, but it can be (and has been) done.

In today’s post, we share the five most common defense [...]