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Hick On Direct File: 'About As Close To A Veto Without Vetoing'

Posted 04.24.2012 | Denver

While all eyes were on pot smokers celebrating their unofficial holiday on 4/20 in Colorado, Gov. Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that diminishes ...

Colorado Takes A Second Look At Juvenile Justice

Posted 04.24.2012 | Denver

For juveniles, "direct file" is a phrase that means that in the eyes of the law you've become an adult overnight and may go to an adult prison. Ne...

Justice for All: Reforming Colorado's Juvenile Direct File Provision

Kim Dvorchak | Posted 05.26.2012 | Denver
Kim Dvorchak

House Bill 1271 improves the system of selecting youth for adult prosecution by providing youth due process; the right to a hearing and judicial review over the decision to remove them from juvenile court.