The plaintiff's lead attorney said he promised his clients when he took the case in 2016 that they would have their day in court.
According to a court document filed Saturday on her intent to now testify, Ray's lawyers say her refusal to testify is hurting his appeal and putting his life at risk.
“If the state was not seeking to execute Mr. Ray, she would happily testify,” said Lindecrantz’s attorney Mari Newman.
A Colorado appeals court is now considering Greta Lindecrantz's request to be called as a witness by the court.
“My hope is Ms. Lindecrantz finds the courage to comply with the law like everyone else has," said Arapahoe County DA George Brauchler.
Greta Lindecrantz, a Mennonite who opposes capital punishment, faced a third night in jail and possibly more after telling Judge Michelle Amico that her position hasn't changed.
Ray’s legal team is appealing his conviction and prosecutors want Lindecrantz to testify that he had an adequate defense in the case.
Curtis Brooks was 15 when he was sentenced to life in prison without parole for a shooting death in which he didn’t pull the trigger.
The move away from money bail is part of a larger trend sweeping the country on how to treat defendants pre-trial — before they’ve been convicted of anything.
Kriho, an activist for hemp and marijuana legalization, may be better known for encouraging a jury to ignore a law they didn't agree with.