Who Qualifies For A Commuted Sentence?

Who Qualifies For A Commuted Sentence?

No one ever wants to serve time behind bars, but unfortunately, many defendants who are convicted of crimes receive a jail or prison sentence. The length of time that a defendant will be ordered to spend behind bars can vary greatly depending on the nature of the...
Alcohol Education and Therapy After A DUI Conviction

Alcohol Education and Therapy After A DUI Conviction

Defendants who are convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) will face a number of different consequences. Besides possible jail time and substantial fines, DUI offenders will also be ordered to attend an alcohol education and therapy program. Here’s what you...
Health Complications After A Dog Bite Injury

Health Complications After A Dog Bite Injury

More than 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs every year in the U.S. Some of these bites are minor, however it is estimated that about 800,000 of these victims will need immediate medical attention for their injuries. If an injury is not treated promptly, the victim...
When is the Death Penalty Used in Colorado?

When is the Death Penalty Used in Colorado?

Colorado is one of 31 states that uses the death penalty to punish criminal defendants. However, the death penalty is rarely used in the state of Colorado. In fact, it has only been used once in the last 50 years. When can a criminal defendant face the possibility of...