District Attorney George Brauchler: "Bottom line is if one of us had been in that car and not officer Nate Meier, you ask me if I think it would have been treated differently, I do."
The petitioner, who cited the officer's 2017 shooting of her son, had no standing under Colorado's "red flag" law.
Fiscal Analysis of Colorado's New 'Red Flag' Law Assumes Gun Confiscation Orders Will Be Granted 95% of the Time
Such a high approval rate reflects the threat these laws pose to due process and the Second Amendment.
Marijuana merchants, restaurants, and "mobile premises" can let customers partake if they get state and local approval.
Body camera videos show a woman being tased into compliance after being placed on suicide watch.
Cops Destroyed This House To Arrest a Shoplifter. A Federal Court Says Police Don't Have To Pay for the Damage.
Are there any limits to what police can do in pursuit of a suspect? The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals apparently doesn't think so.
A comparison with other states finds "no statistically significant long-term effects" on violent or property crime rates.
A spokesman for Gov. Jared Polis objects to a news story not because it’s wrong, but because of who wrote it.
The restaurant industry would likely suffer under the legislation.
Posting “Finna be lit” on Snapchat shouldn’t have gotten Nathan Myers thrown out of school.
John Hickenlooper's Bragging About the Pot Legalization Measure He Opposed Shows That Reality Can Change People's Minds
Colorado's former governor came around on the issue when he realized that legalization was not the disaster he had anticipated.
Colorado Supreme Court Upholds a Decision That Forced a Teenager to Register As a Sex Offender for Swapping Nude Selfies
That result "may strike some as unfair," the court says, but it's what state law required at the time.
After the state ends a lawsuit over a transgender celebration cake, the customer files her own civil claim.
Polis vetoed licensing requirements for HOA managers, sports agents, and genetic counselors. That's not sitting well with some members of his own party.
A Sniff by a Pot-Detecting Dog Requires Probable Cause and Does Not Justify a Search, Says Colorado Supreme Court
Marijuana legalization changes the constitutional status of canine olfactory inspections.
The surprise results will embolden efforts by activists in other states to legalize psilocybin for medical and religious use.
A new frontier in rolling back drug prohibition
The Colorado Democrat opposes Medicare for All and universal free college.
Initiative 300 takes aim at the city's incredibly broad anti-camping ordinance
Colorado's New 'Red Flag' Law Illustrates the Pitfalls of Disarming People Based on Their Future Behavior
The process for obtaining "extreme risk protection orders" that take away people's Second Amendment rights is rigged against gun owners from the outset.
Democrat Senator on Trump's Enthusiasm for Eminent Domain: 'Language You'd Expect Out of Some Autocrat'
"What a betrayal of conservative principles this is," Sen. Michael Bennet says.
Both sides agree to stand down. First Amendment precedents were on the baker's side.
Bills in Colorado and Florida would mandate some new restrictions on plastic straws, but forbid local governments from banning the suckers outright.
Body cam footage shows the officer getting chewed out by his supervisor shortly afterward.
Is he rejecting a customer or rejecting a message? The difference matters.
A favorite prohibitionist theme is refuted by reality.
Laughable but Widely Cited Report on the Cost of Legalizing Pot Does Not Even Try to Measure the Cost of Legalizing Pot
"For every dollar gained in tax revenue," the Centennial Institute claims, "Coloradans spent approximately $4.50 to mitigate the effects of legalization."
A Colorado jury rejected claims that an indoor cultivation facility had injured the owners of a neighboring horse ranch.
Drug Czar Promises 'Objective and Dispassionate' Research on Marijuana Legalization, Which He Is Legally Required to Oppose by Any Means Necessary
The Office of National Drug Policy is not allowed to be evenhanded.
Proposed "independent commissions" would each include four Republicans, four Democrats, and four people not affiliated with any political party.
The figure refers to crashes in which a driver exceeded the threshold at which state law presumes impairment.
Masterpiece Cakeshop is back with a new lawsuit over another rejection.
An officer with the Aurora Police Department is on paid leave after confusing an armed homeowner with the intruder he shot and killed.
As a congressman, he worked with libertarian conservatives on privacy and surveillance issues, none of which factored into his campaign.
The rolling lounges are one of the few options for visitors who want to use marijuana but can't find pot-friendly lodging.
John Hickenlooper claims letting pot store customers sample the merchandise conflicts with a ballot initiative that promised to regulate marijuana like alcohol.
The city council's unanimous support for the new ban does not make up for its lack of logic and legality.
A bill on John Hickenlooper's desk would begin to address the problem of finding legal places to use legal marijuana.
A government for the children, of the children, by the children.
Alaska has the lowest taxes on recreational marijuana.
Past-month cannabis consumption by teenagers fell significantly last year and is lower than it was before legalization.
Masterpiece is the first such case to make it to the justices.