By Peter Rossi
LAW WEEK COLORADO
Editor’s Note: Statewide trial reporter Peter Rossi rounds up today’s court news.
Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett wants clarity on the Colorado medical marijuana law. He particularly wants to clean up the vagueness with how dispensaries operate.
No Direct Evidence Provided In Thompson Trial
Several weeks into trial, no direct evidence has been provided linking Aaron Thompson to the death of his daughter, Aarone. Instead, prosecutor Bob Chappell has questioned several of the other children living in the Thompson home.
DA’s Council Receives Grant
The Colorado District Attorney’s Council received a $250,000 award to help improve the “ACTION” computer application used for case management. It’s expected to manage resources more efficiently in rural areas of the state.
Convicted Officers Rarely Face Jail Time
Colorado officers who commit crimes rarely face serious jail time, according to a recent study from the Colorado Department of Corrections.
Mediation Efforts Expanded in S.W. Colorado
Southwest Colorado judicial districts are expanding mediation services to help resolve conflicts outside of court and avoid costly litigation.
Salida Man Guilty Of Murder
A jury last week found 23-year-old Salida man Andrew Tanner guilty of first degree murder.
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