North Carolina Bathroom Law Drives Prosecutor Conference To Boulder

July 28, 2016

Prosecutors from across the country are meeting in Colorado rather than North Carolina because of that state's law transgender bathroom law.

The Daily Camera reports more than two dozen district attorneys will discuss jail populations, sentencing reform, juvenile justice and other issues during the gathering in Boulder on Thursday and Friday.

The meeting in the college town involves members of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and the Major County Prosecutors Council, which represents prosecutors from 35 of the nation's most populated counties.

Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett says they're the country's most forward-thinking prosecutors and moved the meeting because of North Carolina's position on transgender rights.