- John Hickelooper Gives Nathan Dunlap Reprieve.
Moments ago, Governor John Hickenlooper announced his decision regarding
the scheduled execution of Nathan Dunlap, who was convicted in 1996 of
killing four people and seriously wounding a fifth during an assault
three years earlier at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant.
Rather than granting clemency, as had been requested by those
supporting Dunlap, Hickenlooper chose to offer a
- Denver women's prison has highest rate of reported staff sex assaults in nation
the Denver Post
More than one of every 10 women at the Denver Women's Correctional Facility claim staff members sexually assaulted them, according to a national study.
study indicated that 10.7 percent of 160 inmates at the prison claimed
they were sexually abused by staff, according to the study headed by Dr.
Allen J. Beck, a statistician for the U.S. Bureau of Statistics.
- Corrections Should Honor Tom Clements Legacy..
the Denver Post
In the days following Colorado Department of Corrections Director Tom
Clements’ death, his family, his colleagues and Gov. John Hickenlooper
expressed admiration for his compassion and his fundamental belief that
all people could be redeemed. With new interim director Roger Werholtz
in place, the governor and the CDOC have signaled an encouraging
intention to further pursue
- Do you have a story to tell?
- The House I Live In
Public Showing of
The House I Live In
New Hope Baptist Church is offering a free screening of The House I Live In
on Tuesday May 21, 2013 at 6:30PM. The documentary, winner of Grand
Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival, offers
- Cops Say....new LEAP video
- Troy Anderson: Are prisoner's conditions worse since lawsuit?
Troy Anderson, a mentally ill inmate at Colorado's supermax prison, won a landmark decision
last summer when a federal judge ruled he's entitled to at least three
hours a week of fresh air and outdoor exercise. Now, Anderson's
attorneys claim Department of Corrections officials have failed to
comply with several key aspects of the court order -- and that their
client is worse off
- End of Session...Triumph for CCJRC
CCJRC 2013 Legislative Wrap-Up
It’s over. The last few days of the 2013 legislative session were
hectic but very productive. Here’s a quick update of what happened in
the last few days and a wrap-up on all the bills that CCJRC was tracking
including those that have been signed into law (or are awaiting action
by the Governor) and those
- Nathan Dunlap to face execution the week of August 18
The Denver Post
A judge Wednesday set the week of Aug. 18
as the time Nathan Dunlap should die for killing three teenage
employees and their 50-year-old manager during the robbery of a Chuck E.
Cheese's restaurant in Aurora nearly 20 years ago.
Over the objections of Dunlap's attorneys, Judge William Sylvester announced the date in an Arapahoe County District Court.
hand cuffed to
- Ebel was worried about walking free
Evan Ebel, suspected murderer of Prisons Chief Tom Clements, filed a
series of grievances with the Department of Corrections shortly before
his release from prison that document his concerns about transitioning
directly from years in solitary confinement to the free world.
'illegible' DOC grievance filed by Evan Ebel on 12 December 2012,
asking if he shouldn't