5/10/2011. Adultery Law in Colorado.
04/24/2010. Wisconsin Next. Colorado's prison population continues to climb.
02/27/2010. Prisons 2010. Colorado's continuing problem of over-incarceration.
10/25/2009. Medical Marijuana.
10/4/2008. Can the Democrats Roll a Six on Election Day? Plus, some unexpected results of Amendment 53, on corporate officer criminal liability.
1/20/2007. Prisons 2007.
7/12/2006. Felony Crimes. The need to reduce lengthy prison sentences for low-level theft.
2/8/2006. Prison Costs.
10/19/2005. Make My Day.
9/19/2003 New criminal laws for 2003
7/4/2003 Sodomy laws struck down in Colorado earlier than in U.S. and adultery and fornication laws (history)
7/5/2002 Death penalty decision Sen. Powers death penalty for aggravated circumstances mitigating tie overturned in special session
6/14/2002 Forfeiture bill HB 1404 signed into law
7/4/2001 Freeing sex offenders. Wrong to blame legislature since nobody reads bills. Role of District Attorney lobbyists in disaster.
5/17/2000 Forfeiture Laws Harm Crime Victims
4/2/1999 SB 106 to end hazing of students
12/25/1998 Gov. Owens and Correction Policy; history of inmate increase
6/12/1998 Denver's terrible Nuisance Abatement law.
5/22/1998 Legislative wrap-up. Chlouber ruling on genital mutilation addition to bill
2/27/1998 HB 1138. Expanding Make My Day Law to unknowing trespass and review of original law as written by Prof. Wilbanks. How court cleared former Rep. David Bath under 18-6-403
10/24/1997 Personal experience with "car stripping"/ and why police get a bad reputation for solving crimes
2/3/1996 Make My Day revisited: Ten years after. 2/10/1996 Make My Day: Part 2: Review of study of 22 cases
4/14/1995 Who was the youngest legislator? Adultery and the law.
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