Tag Archives: Felony

Want to seal your record?

Do you know anyone who could benefit from sealing or expunging a criminal record or getting off the sex offender registry? As you know it can be very difficult to get a job, housing, or other services for people who have a prior criminal record. The Colorado Criminal Defense Institute & Office of the Colorado […]

New Guidelines for Pre-Employment Criminal Checks | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has approved a new set of rules regarding criminal background checks on people applying for jobs, according to a report by MSNBC. The EEOC has long had guidelines for the appropriate use of background checks, but when the old guidelines were written, there was no internet, and most employers didn’t […]

Racial Make-Up of Jury Pool Affects Conviction Rates | Denver Criminal Defense Attorney

In a study led by Duke University on the effect of diversity in jury pools for criminal trials, researchers have found a significant difference in conviction rates for black and white defendants depending on whether the jury pool was all white, or included at least one black person. Researchers found that when a jury pool, […]