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Federal Criminal Laws

  The Deseret News out of salt Lake City, UT is carrying an opinion piece by former U.S. Senator Robert Bennett concerning federal criminal laws, and mandatory sentences for those offenses. At one time, very few criminal offenses were federal crimes; most offenses were tried under state laws. While this is still true to a […]

NYE Hit and Run Claims Teen’s Life

New Year’s Eve is always an eventful night. For many people, NYE means drinking with friends and sometimes family. Going out to bars can be a great way to ring in the new year. But many people make poor decisions on NYE. Unfortunately, these poor decisions can cause many life altering  events. One teen’s life […]

Will Colorado Drivers Be Too High To Drive?

According to The Denver Post, law makers are getting close to setting a legal limit to stoned driving. The law makers are trying to create a limit that reflects the science of the drug. Unfortunately, there is not a definitive answer to how high a person is based on the amount of active THC per […]

Man Says He Was Selling Meth To Make ‘Ends Meet’

According to the Denver Post Boulder SWAT obtained a warrant to search a house and found methamphetamine. The man had kept needles, a digital scale, small bags and 1.4 grams of methamphetamine in a safe in his bedroom. The 49-year-old man and 43-year-old woman were arrested for having possession of a controlled substance. The man […]

Colorado High Court Declines Medical Marijuana Case | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

According to the Denver Post, the Colorado Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that raises the issue of the right to medical marijuana under the Colorado Constitution. Last year, the Colorado Court of Appeals decided that the Colorado Constitution protects Coloradans from criminal prosecution for medical marijuana use, but does not actually create […]