The book-turned-movie, "Dead Man Walking," that starred Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon is an opera now playing at the Central City Opera.
The District Attorney says new evidence casting doubt on Montour's original conviction forced his office to drop its capital case.
Prosecutors in case of James Holmes, the alleged shooter at an Aurora movie theater in 2012, have requested an additional psychological evaluation, arguing the first is “unfair” and “inadequate.”
Many family members of victims support the death penalty, but a trial underway in Colorado has united a group of families against it, raising questions about what role victims' families have in sentencing decisions.
When District Attorney George Brauchler announced in April plans to seek the death penalty, the district attorney said he was considering not only the victim’s family but other prison guards as well.
Two big legal decisions dominate Colorado Matters' regular conversation with Governor John Hickenlooper this month. The first is a ruling from the Colorado State Supreme Court. In Lobato v.
Governor John Hickenlooper (Photo: Megan Verlee, CPR)