Ramirez Valiente’s lawyer, Lisa Guerra, said a motion filed to reopen his case cannot be processed because of the partial government shutdown.
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The program will help people vacate convictions for any marijuana offense now legal under state law. The city estimates around 10,000 convictions could be eligible.
As the names of those who perished on the streets were read aloud, those in attendance joined together to say, "We will remember."
Pardons wipe out someone’s criminal conviction and record. A commutation means the person is eligible for a shorter sentence, but they will still have a criminal record.
The move, which includes about 20 beds for juveniles, virtually cuts off all state beds for mentally ill people.
The Indian Child Welfare Act was meant to rectify the number of adoptions of Native American children by white families. Does it represent unfair racial preference?
When Jack Phillips refused to bake another cake in 2017, it ignited another legal battle between the Lakewood baker and Colorado.
Supporters say the percentage of immigrants who can’t afford a lawyer for their cases is an affront to due process rights.
Weiser will be the first Colorado attorney general in about a decade to belong to the same political party as the state's governor.
The governor’s office has received more than 500 applications for clemency in the past eight years.
The incoming attorney general is working with lawmakers to develop a bill that would vacate some marijuana convictions.
The outgoing official seeded the effort with $1 million earned from consumer fraud settlements out of her office.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado successfully sued Sheriff Bill Elder for the practice.
State Sen. Rhonda Fields, who lost her son to gun violence, is proposing the legislation.
Colorado's junior senator said Trump firing Mueller would be like him “touching the sun.” But he stopped short of supporting legislation to protect him.