One of the few hotly contested primary races in Colorado elections this year is the brawl between Leslie Hansen and George Brauchler over who will be the Republican candidate for district attorney in the 18th Judicial District, vying to succeed Carol Chambers as top prosecutor in one of the state's ... More >>
The Sablans channeled Hannibal Lecter. This morning's guilty verdict in the murder trial of William Concepcion Sablan -- a federal inmate who, assisted by his cousin, slaughtered and gutted another prisoner named Joey Estrella -- wasn't a surprise to anyone familiar with even the barest details o ... More >>
The DA weighs in on the wrong case.
Censured but defiant, Carol Chambers goes after habitual criminals -- and cops, judges and lawyers -- like no other district attorney. But at what cost?
Donta Page's sentence revives Colorado's death-penalty debate -- but brings no closure. The Conclusion of "Penalty Zone."
With several controversial cases coming up, Colorado's death-penalty decision moves to a three-judge panel.
He can see clearly now.
After a year on the Jefferson County bench, Brooke Jackson knows it can be a real hot seat.
The state's first death-penalty panel meets--and spares the life of Robert Riggan.
Robert Riggan's fate was to have been decided this week. Now he's back in line.
This is the conclusion of Joanne Cordova's story. For part one, see www. westword.com.
As a cop, she fantasized about testifying against a killer. As a hooker, she got her chance.
Should Judge Lynne Hufnagel be benched? Ask the bankrupt cabbies, bullied witnesses and banished lawyers who've tasted her bitter brand of justice.