Juvenile identities protected under law

In a shift heralded by some local defense attorneys, an imminent change to Colorado law means that members of the public will not be told the identities or ages of most juveniles accused of serious crimes.

DU law student’s suit triggers largest sunshine law penalty in Missouri history

A Missouri native currently enrolled in law school in Denver, the activist began his campaign of “strategic litigation” after attempting to dig into the secretive operations of the state’s multi-jurisdictional drug task forces. When the task forces rejected his Sunshine requests, he refused to concede that these governmental agencies were somehow exempt from the rule of law. 

Schaffer: Alert parents to teacher arrests

Schools ought to immediately inform parents when a school employee is arrested for any offense related to child safety. It’s a pretty simple value statement; and, despite a few mendacious arguments to the contrary, the matter is a proper step toward respecting parental authority. 

Kennedy son asks to seal criminal record

Lawyers for a Kennedy family scion cited in December for his role in a fight outside an Aspen bar have petitioned the Pitkin County District Court to seal his arrest and criminal record, according to court documents.

Not even Aurora knows if Aurora is part of Colorado’s Amazon’s HQ2 bid

Even Denver-area economic development organizations are having trouble getting details about Colorado’s bid for Amazon’s new headquarters. What locations, incentive packages and other details Colorado is highlighting for Amazon are expected to remain secret even after state officials submit their official proposal to the Seattle-based e-commerce giant.