Archives for: January 20th, 2015


Even if they have never been read to you, you are probably at least vaguely familiar with the Miranda rights—you know, the “Everything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law” spiel. What you might not know, however, is that this rule isn’t limited to the things you say once you’re in police custody. Courts are also generally able to take quotes from

Cooking up burgers on the grill, setting up lawn chairs, and lugging out a cooler of beer from the back of the trunk before a Broncos game is a time-honored tradition in the Denver area. In fact, Sports Authority Field even opens its stadium parking lot to tailgaters, encouraging fans to deck out their vehicles in blue and orange and rally over beers and brats.


But while celebrating and

For years, law enforcement officers in Colorado have lamented the fact that a large percentage of crimes go unreported because victims are afraid of what will happen to them if they contact the police. But we’re not talking about people worried about reprisal from representatives of organized crime, or even domestic violence victims scared that the person abusing them will retaliate. Who are these silent victims? Illegal immigrants.



The adent of the internet has given rise to a new kind of domestic violence crime—cyber stalking. Commonly defined as repeated unwanted contact through electronic communication, many states across the U.S. have introduced strict legislation to combat cyber stalking. In Colorado, stalking is a serious offense—whether it occurs in the real world or online. Even if you don’t follow, contact, or threaten someone in person, there are many online behaviors

Getting pulled over by the police can be an alarming experience, especially if it has never happened to you before. You might be inclined to consent to anything the police officer asks—including a search of your vehicle—in order to get the traffic stop over with as soon as possible. However, you need to recognize that you still have certain rights when the police pull you over, and a police officer