Colorado Presumptive Penalties for Felonies (Sentencing Guidelines)

The sentencing scheme under the Colorado sentencing guidelines, which dictates the presumptive range established for all classified felony offenses within the state, is generally governed by Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS) § 18-1.3-401, et seq.  The specific statutes controlling what sentence a person receives is ultimately very case specific, so discussing your case with an experienced criminal defense … Continue reading Colorado Presumptive Penalties for Felonies (Sentencing Guidelines)

Colorado Wiretap Violations and Remedies

People v. Gallegos (Colo. April 11, 2011) TOPICS: Wiretapping Statutory Violation and Remedy Neutral and Detached Magistrate Appearance of Impropriety of Judge Facts: The Chief Judge in El Paso County, Judge Samelson, signed a series of wiretaps that ensnared five separate people the prosecution accused of some drug distribution conspiracy. The Court consolidated all the … Continue reading Colorado Wiretap Violations and Remedies