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What Is Voter Fraud?

Legal Voting in the 2020 Presidential Election The presidential election is approaching, so you must prepare to exercise your voting rights properly. If you read or watch the news, you may have heard a lot of talk about voter fraud posing a threat to this year’s election. More specifically, President Trump has passionately denounced mail-in voting over the last...

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Is Catfishing Illegal in Colorado?

Understanding Online Impersonation Crimes Catfishing has become a significant cultural phenomenon that relies on deception to lure another person into a relationship or target them in harmful ways. Over the past decade, catfishing has become widely understood to be the practice of creating a fake online identity to target a specific victim for abuse or fraud. This typically occurs...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | In The News

Peloton Recalls All Treadmills After 1 Death, 70 Injuries

What You Need to Know About Peloton’s Recalls On May 5, 2021, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recalled the Peloton Tread and Tread+ treadmills due to one death of a child and 70 other injuries. The famous exercise equipment and media giant ignored an urgent warning from the CPSC about its Tread+ treadmills back in April, refusing to recall...

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How the Appeals Process Works

Were You Found Guilty at Trial? File an Appeal. The worst word a criminal defendant can hear is “guilty.” However, that doesn’t mean the fight for freedom is over. If you are unhappy with your guilty verdict, you have a viable option called an “appeal.” An appeal sends your case to a higher court for review which allows more...

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3 Types of Damages in Personal Injury Cases

A Closer Look at Damages in a Personal Injury Case If you got injured through no fault of your own, you need to file a personal injury claim to hold the responsible party accountable for their wrongdoings. Unfortunately, many victims get caught up in the idea that their personal injury claim has no chance of producing a favorable outcome,...

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5 Common Crimes Committed on Halloween

Beware: Illicit Activities Are Frequent on Halloween Night Halloween is a beloved holiday for many Americans, allowing them to dress-up, trick-or-treat and party. However, like with all good things, your Halloween celebration can quickly come to an end. Crimes are often committed at a higher rate on holidays like New Year’s Eve, Labor Day and Halloween. As Halloween quickly...

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Sexual Harassment Facts & Figures Sexual harassment is very common, especially in the workplace. In fact, the National Conference of State Legislatures reported that more than 7,500 sexual harassment claims were filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2018, which was a 14% increase from 2017. Luckily, US employment laws prohibit sexual harassment in the workplace and victims can...

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Serious Injuries Caused by Vaping

What Are the Dangers of Vaping? Electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, vapes, mods, e-hookahs, and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), have serious dangers for kids, teens and young adults in particular. What started as an alternative to smoking cigarettes quickly evolved into a popular device among people who never smoked or used tobacco products. Young people who’ve gotten...

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What Is the Difference Between Assault & Aggravated Assault?

Is Assault a Felony in Colorado? Unlike many other states, Colorado divides assault into 3 degrees, with first and second-degree assault being known as “aggravated assault” and third-degree assault being the same as simple assault. As such, our lawyers often get asked, “Is assault a felony in Colorado?” The answer: It depends. First and second-degree assaults are felonies, while...

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Colorado Chance to Compete Law

CO Helps Employees by Banning the Box This time last year, Colorado banned the box for employers with 11 or more employees. This time next year, all employers are required to ban the box. What does this mean? The Colorado Chance to Compete Act intends to help people with a criminal record enjoy opportunities in employment. Prior to this...

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