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If you are pulled over and suspected of a DUI in Colorado, you are legally obligated to submit to a blood or breath test that will evaluate how much alcohol is in your system. If you refuse to submit to either of those options during the time of your arrest, there will be several major consequences. Read on for more ...

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You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used against you….These are the opening phrases of the infamous Miranda warning. If you have not heard these words in real life, you have likely heard them on television. You may even have watched a TV court case fall apart when the clever attorney (the one ...

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Nearly 37% of women and more than 30% of men in Colorado say they have experienced physical or sexual violence or stalking by someone with whom they have or had an intimate relationship.

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In 2021, hate crimes in America rose to their highest level in twelve years. Along with the invasion of COVID-19, the virus that began taking its hold in China, hate crimes against Asians increased 150% between 2019 and 2020. The civil unrest related to the killings of George Floyd and other Black men at the hands of the police ushered ...

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According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), 36.8 percent of Colorado women and 20.5 percent of Colorado men experience intimate partner physical violence.

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The police have brought you in for interrogation. You are feeling a whole host of emotions: fear, anger, confusion, and you simply want to get out of the station and go home. Investigators want to get the interrogation over as quickly as possible, as well. They want to get the answers they need from you and move on with their ...

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In Colorado, driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or both is prohibited. If convicted of DUI or DWAI, the defendant could face lengthy imprisonment, huge fines, license revocation or suspension, and other administrative penalties.

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In criminal trials, there is usually a question that looms large in the minds of defense attorneys. Should the defendant testify? Each defendant has their own quirks and challenges and they need to be examined on an individual basis. In this article, we give you some food for thought as to how to evaluate whether a defendant should get on ...

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According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, 4,805 drivers were cited by state patrol for driving while under the influence in 2020. Under Colorado law, it is illegal for a person to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

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Handcuffed Arrested Man Behind Prison Bars

Mandatory sentencing has gotten some bad press in Colorado lately. The high profile case of Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, the truck driver who was sentenced to 100 years in prison after a deadly accident has called the Colorado sentencing laws into question. (check out our podcast on the case here) The truck driver, who was sober at the time, lost his brakes ...

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