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U.S.Circuit Courts

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Federal Agencies

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Firearms Issues

  • Defense Training Institute and John Farnam provide perhaps the best pistol, rifle, and shotgun training in the world. Literally.
  • S.B. 84 has been withdrawn by its sponsers in light of the Columbine School Masacre. This was likely within three days of being on the Governor's desk for signature when the tragedy at Columbine occurred. This would have pre-empted local control of firearms, and made Colorado a uniform "shall issue concealed carry permits" instead of a "may issue" state. A house bill H.B. 1316 was killed by the Senate.
  • Federal Gun Control Amendments,in ASCII.text, or,
  • The N.R.A. website has legal resources included. Charlton Heston's speech to the NRA membership at the Denver 1999 annual meeting is available there in streaming video and streaming audio


Founding Documents

General Search Sites

History and Government Resources


Internet Investigation Tools, Software, & Phone Books


  • is a site with a free sample, and what appears to be a wealth of jury instruction information, language, case law, commentary, and more.

Juvenile Justice

Life After Law

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Lists of Links


Money Laundering

Municipal Codes

Organizations and Agencies


Restorative Justice

Sentencing and Jails

Sexual Assault Materials

  • Sex Offender Management Board with links to treatment standards in pdf format from the State, on line. Should be current.
  • Sexually violent predator community notification standards, Colorado Dept. of Corrections, final form, in .pdf
  • Dept. of Justice DNA testing, what all officers should know, and post-conviction DNA testing (see What's New>Publications).
  • Institute for Psychological Therapies has sex assault resources.
  • Open Records has registered sex offenders listed on-line (not including Colorado yet).
  • Young v. Weston, 9th Cir says you cannot jail sexually violent predators for life if the purpose is punishment instead of treatment.
  • HB 99-1260 Pending, juvy sex offender records public, probation may include residential community corrections.
  • HB 98-1088 deals with a variety of issues, including the new rule regarding service of a subpoena duces tecum on parents to subpoena the child, new rules regarding record sealing and related identification information, central registry of restraining orders, and more.
  • HB 98-1177 deal with sex offender registration changes.
  • HB 98-1156 provides for life sentences and life probation for some sex offenders, and much more. The C.R.S. for this is 16-13-801, et. seq.
  • Sex Assault Resource Page
  • Federal Guidelines in final draft for dictating states' compliance with Megan's Law and the Jacob Wetterling Act regarding sex offender registration.

Statistics and Criminal Justice Statistics

Statutes and Regulations

Supersearch Sites

  • Where to do is just that. A great starting place for general questions.
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Supportive Organizations

Tools of the trade, Investigators

  • Internet Privacy
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  • Adobe Acrobat Reader for reading and printing .pdf documents, free software.
  • The "BLUE BOOK" for finding correct forms for all legal citations.
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  • has links to major airlines for price and scheduling, as well as TRIPTRACKER, which permits you to check on the status and arrival time of flights, up to the minute.
  • Email Pager permits wireless e-mail to a small, hand held device, up to 8 pages of text
  • Spotted Horse does courtroom graphics, multimedia presentations, and more.
  • Bindertek makes state of the art binders for trial and case files. They have seriously improved on the three ring binder.
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  • Nibs Re-tipped to repair your favorite fountain pen nibs.
  • Pendemonium Vintage writing collectibles.
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