Archives for: December 15th, 2013

We often see shoplifting portrayed in the media as a “cheap thrill” or a means for teenagers to act out. But as a Denver lawyer who has handled plenty of shoplifting cases, I know that the root causes for this type of crime are rarely so clear cut.


Shoplifting is a much larger and more widespread problem than most people think – last year alone shoplifting all over the

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has circulated a memorandum addressing the hot topic of marijuana enforcement; that is, whether the federal government should step in and enforce federal drug laws in states that have passed their own laws, such as in Colorado, that contradict those federal laws.


This memorandum provides guidance to U.S. Attorneys across the country in terms of which marijuana crimes they should be focusing their energies and

What was made legal by the Amendment remains illegal under federal law, and the extent of any federal enforcement on this issue and in response to the law change has yet to be made clear. Additionally, the law’s enactment re-invigorates the debate over a possible need for a drugged driving law similar to the law in effect for drunk driving which makes a blood alcohol level over 0.08 a DUI