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What happens after a loud party is shut down?

Parties can quickly get out of hand. As more and more people show up, the crowd starts to swell. As more people talk, the music gets louder. As more drinks are poured, competing to be heard, voices grow louder and louder. Suddenly, the police are there, asking for the person in charge.

What are the potential consequences for a DUI charge in Colorado?

Every year in Colorado, thousands of people are pulled over and arrested for driving under the influence or driving while ability impaired. During the holiday season, police are going to be out in full force, looking for signs of drivers who may have had a few drinks with friends or family.

Drug overdoses and drug charges

Colorado has seen changes to its drug laws in recent years, perhaps most notably in the area of recreational use of marijuana. Other recent changes have made the opportunity to seal convictions for drug-related offenses available to a wider range of people. Many courts and prosecutor's offices throughout the state have developed more sophisticated and effective ways to address drug-related charges. Still, Colorado's laws continue to impose serious consequences for drug possession and distribution. This evolving area of law reflects the criminal justice system's response to issues related to controlled substances in Colorado's communities.

Colorado's Law Against Texting and Driving

In the last few years, texting and driving has become a focus of many transportation and police departments across the country. As studies continue to show distracted driving as a major cause of car accidents, many states have strengthened their laws prohibiting it. Colorado is no exception.

When can police search an apartment?

On a day-to-day basis, most of us do not give the Constitution that much thought. We know it is there to guarantee and protect our rights, but outside of this, many of us simply go about our days without really thinking about it -- that is -- until we learn the police were at our son or daughter's college apartment.

Understanding the risks of fake IDs

Parents never stop worrying about their children. Regardless of how grown our kids are, it is natural and normal to worry about what they are doing -- especially when they are off at college. And while we like to think that they are always making the right choice, the truth is that college is also a time when many young adults start to push boundaries and often make mistakes.

When do police have to read you your rights?

If you've ever watched a police drama, you probably know what your Miranda rights are. Starting with your right to remain silent, police officers are often heard reciting these rights to an individual as they are being arrested.Real life, however, is a far cry from a crime show, so where do they differ? Do police always have to read you your rights?

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