Exploring Colorado’s Laws on Weapons Possession and Concealed Carry
May 25, 2023
When your friend shares their Netflix account with you, your first thought probably isn’t that what you’re doing is illegal. After all, it’s just the sharing of a password on a streaming service, how bad could it be?
It turns out that sharing streaming service account information with friends and family isn’t unusual, but it is technically legal.
According to internal streaming service polls, 12 percent of people who use the streaming service aren’t paying for it and it’s costing [...]
It’s nearly spring, and for plenty of college students, that means it’s time for spring break. Colorado is a popular spring break destination for many students, and tourism picks up quite a bit during this season. More people means more potential problems, so local law enforcement ramps up their community presence.
In fact, Spring Break is listed as one of 16 “The Heat Is on” DUI enforcement effort periods Colorado has each year. That means patrol cars are out more [...]
Property crimes consist of a broad range of offenses that involve the theft, destruction, or damage to property. Property crimes range in severity from low-level misdemeanors to quite serious felonies that can be punishable by decades behind bars.
Crimes against property are charged based on the property damaged or stolen, and with the exception of robbery, do not typically involve a show or threat of force against someone. However, property crimes can quickly turn violent, even if the defendant’s original [...]
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 [...]