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  • Colorado’s Red Flag Law Goes into Effect Next Month
    Colorado’s Red Flag Law Goes into Effect Next Month

    In January of 2020, Colorado’s red flag law will take effect. The proposed bill was approved by Governor Jared Polis earlier this year but was met with some resistance. Many of the state’s police ...

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  • Colorado Reports an Increase in Hate Crimes in 2018
    Colorado Reports an Increase in Hate Crimes in 2018

    In 2018, Colorado law enforcement agencies reported 139 cases of hate crimes . That’s almost double the 96 cases that were reported just a year earlier. Of those reported in 2018: 73 were based on ...

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  • Can I Be Charged with Theft for Failing to Return a Rental Car?
    Can I Be Charged with Theft for Failing to Return a Rental Car?

    Colorado’s theft law states that it is illegal to knowingly take a person’s property without their consent. Although many people know this applies to personal items, they might not be aware that it ...

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  • Can Listing Property as a Short-Term Rental Lead to Felony Charges?
    Can Listing Property as a Short-Term Rental Lead to Felony Charges?

    In recent years, the short-term rental market has increased. These types of listings can be found on sites such as AirBnB and VRBP, and allow property owners to make some side cash by charging fees ...

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  • What Is a Ransomware Attack, and Is it Illegal?
    What Is a Ransomware Attack, and Is it Illegal?

    People use email to communicate back and forth with one another. Sometimes the messages contain links to interesting articles or sites that a person can visit for more information about a subject. ...

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  • Is There a Link Between the Legalization of Pot and Crime?
    Is There a Link Between the Legalization of Pot and Crime?

    One of the biggest questions that arises when it comes to deciding whether or not to legalize marijuana is how doing so will affect crime rates. Some policymakers argue that society would see a dip in ...

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