In any encounter with law enforcement, understanding your rights is crucial to ensuring fair treatment and protection under the law. When it comes to police interviews, individuals possess certain rights designed to safeguard them from self-incrimination and uphold their constitutional protections.
The criminal justice system is designed to uphold the principles of justice, fairness, and the protection of individual rights. At its core lies the presumption of innocence, a fundamental principle that asserts that an individual is considered innocent until proven guilty.
When someone has been injured in an accident, one of the ways they can seek compensation for their losses and injury is through submitting an insurance claim for damages
This week the Supreme Court is hearing a set of cases to determine if you can ever give a juvenile a life sentence without the possibility for parole. In Graham v. Florida in 2010 the court ruled that juveniles who did not commit murder could not be sentenced to life without parole.
Social media has created an explosion of new crimes, particularly on the beloved-by-teens Snapchat application. The app has become a hotbed of criminal activity because of users’ ability to communicate in secret. Messages “disappear” right after you send them.
It is not uncommon for people who were convicted of a crime to live their life in a state of constant fear that someone will find out about their conviction.
In 2020, there were 1,477 people who died of drug overdoses in Colorado, the highest number that’s ever been recorded in the state. These statistics, from the Colorado Health Department, shed light on a growing problem across the country of increasing overdose deaths.
Citizens of this country have the right to be protected from unreasonable searches by law enforcement. Your Fourth Amendment rights may save you from an unlawful conviction if you are informed and have skilled legal counsel. This is a complex area of law, but we cover the basics for you in this article.
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 details and our advice on the topic.
Drug possession is one of the most common criminal charges in Colorado. However, many people charged with this crime, even when the drugs belonged to someone else, did not know the drugs were there.