Will a prosecutor or judge in Colorado look at your criminal record if you have new criminal charges? You probably know the answer: Heck yes. Prosecutors and judges rely on rap sheets in deciding sentences and in some cases a prior criminal case can lead to enhanced criminal charges. The bottom line is that your
Juvenile Criminal Law and Interrogations In the controversial Netflix series Making a Murderer, viewers saw a glimpse of the disturbing interrogation of Brendan Dassey; a vulnerable, intellectually disabled child who “confessed” to his role in the brutal rape, murder, and dismemberment of a 25 year old woman. No matter your opinion on Brendan’s guilt or
Imagine you are a juror in a criminal case. In response to the defendant’s claim of innocence the District Attorney points to the defendant’s “confession” as concrete proof of his guilt. Urging you to use your common sense, the District Attorney shouts, “innocent people don’t confess!” Persuasive, right? Sorry, Mr. Prosecutor, you’re wrong.
Many people are aware that a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge means you drove a car with a BAC of .08 or above. However, you might be surprised to find out that you can suffer some of the same penalties even if you drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) below the set legal
For people who are arrested for a DUI, DWAI or other alcohol related driving offense, the Colorado DMV will require you to get an SR-22. You will need proof of this SR-22 in order to get your driver’s license reinstated. So what is this SR-22? The SR-22 is a form of insurance which requires the
The first question many people may have when they find out there’s an outstanding arrest warrant is, “Should I turn myself in?” Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer to that question. While it’s true that turning yourself in will resolve the warrant, the decision is completely up to you. Whatever you choose, it is important
DEA Finally Approves Research into Medical Marijuana’s Effect on PTSD “It’s about time,” said Navy Veteran and director of Veterans 4 Freedom, John Evans, after learning that the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will finally allow researchers to study the potential benefits of medical marijuana with regards to treating post-traumatic stress disorder. For veterans suffering with
Finally, after decades of waiting and planning, RTD in Denver opened a train line between Downtown Denver and DIA. For years, the only way to get out to the airport was by car (owned or by taxi) or by using one of the few bus services available to the airport. Now, the train is here