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Intoxilyzer 9000 Print-out “Something other than the Truth”

Biggest Scandal In The History of Alcohol Testing In Colorado, drivers suspected of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol, are required to submit to either a blood or breath test.  Additionally, drivers may elect to refuse a chemical test.  If a driver chooses a breath test, the driver will be taken to an Intoxilyzer […]

Denver City Code Sentencing Reform

Sentencing in the Denver Municipal or Denver City Court will change.  Formerly, the Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC) provided for a one year and/or a thousand dollar fine to be assessed for each violation of the DRMC.  For example, a violation or conviction for Domestic Violence Assault could lead to a one year jail sentence […]

Make My Day Defense / Successful Homicide Defense

Although deemed by the media as a “loophole” for purposes of this story, the Colorado Make My Day Law, C.R.S. §18-1-704.5(3), states, “[A]ny occupant of a dwelling who uses physical force in accordance with the provisions of subsection (2) of the statute shall be immune from criminal prosecution for the use of such force.”  Previous […]

Happy 420 Day! Beware the Smell.

Happy 420 Day! Fun Fact: All of the clocks in Pulp Fiction show the time to be 4:20 – it is worth the time to go back and watch (re-watch) this film. Odor of Marijuana The smell or odor of marijuana is still “suggestive of criminal activity” according to the Colorado Supreme Court. The Colorado […]

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