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State hospital in Pueblo can't keep up with competency evaluations for criminal suspects BY ROBERT BOCZKIEWICZ FOR THE PUEBLO CHIEFTAIN SEP 28, 2018 DENVER, CO A judge said Friday she will decide whether a state agency that operates the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo is violating an agreement...

Denver, Colorado September 17, 2018 The Colorado Supreme Court has upheld a law that allows judges to reduce the sentences of prisoners serving life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles. Monday's ruling came in the case of Curtis Brooks, convicted of murder in a 1995 slaying,...

By MICHAEL ROBERTS | SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 Published in westword.com According to attorney Iris Eytan, Colorado has been warehousing the mentally ill in jails for months at a time without bothering to evaluate their condition or ordering any treatment that might help them. Even worse, she says,...