Exploring Colorado’s Laws on Weapons Possession and Concealed Carry
May 25, 2023
Sex crimes – many people think they know what they are, but the truth is that the legal concept of sex crimes can be more complicated than you might imagine. There are many types of sex crimes in Colorado that are punishable under the law, and many different types of penalties a person can face.
The question may be simple: What is a sex crime in Colorado? Read on to find out the answer to this question and the penalties [...]
It’s summer, which means many people are chasing that sun-kissed look. If you’re one of them and decide it’s time for a little nude sunbathing in your backyard, is it a crime?
You may hit the tanning bed or use some bronzer to get that glow, but the old-fashioned way is free. Doing it nude is one way to ensure you don’t have to worry about tan lines. However, you may have to worry about something else: Whether or not [...]
The pattern of sexual abuse charges in Colorado are more common than you may think – and they’re very grave for those who are accused, carrying with them a lifetime of consequences both legal and collateral.
However, a pattern of sexual abuse crime is not one that is well understood by many, including those accused of the crime or even victims themselves.
It’s vital to understand what these types of charges are and what they can result in – if [...]
The requirement to register as a sex offender is one of the penalties for being found guilty of certain crimes. You may not think it’s a big deal, but registration as a sex offender is taken very seriously by the state – so seriously that failing to do so can land you in serious trouble.
Here’s what you need to know about sex offender registration in Colorado and what can happen if you fail to register as required by the [...]
Colorado has a host of laws surrounding obscenity, one of which is a crime referred to as “promoting obscenity in a minor.” This sex crime often flies under the radar, but it’s a serious crime if you’re charged and eventually convicted of it.
What types of actions constitute promoting obscenity in a minor, and what are the consequences in Colorado? There’s a lot to know and understand about this specific crime, so read on to find out more.What Does[...]
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 [...]