Jeff Johnson is the beneficiary of a growing body of research that sentences of life without parole for juveniles is cruel and unusual punishment.
The governor’s office has received more than 500 applications for clemency in the past eight years.
In Colorado, 48 juvenile offenders who had expected to spend their lives in prison will have their sentences revisited. Curits Brooks is one of them.
Denver District Attorney Beth McCann chose to charge 16-year-old Jennie Bunsom as an adult in the death of her 7-year-old nephew Jordan Vong.
Fremont Correctional Facility in Cañon City is one of the first prisons in the country to experiment with virtual reality.
A Senate committee heard hours of stories of heartache and loss as they took up a bill that would give certain convicts a chance at freedom.
The Colorado Supreme Court hears the case of Erik Jensen and two others sentenced to life without parole when they were juveniles on Tuesday. The court will determine if those sentences are constitutional.
The new law provides a public defender for families that can't afford an attorney.
The Colorado teenager accused of abducting and killing 10 year-old Jessica Ridgeway of Westminster made his first appearance in juvenile court Thursday.