Prisons

April 3, 2021 Denver, Colorado Iris Eytan, of award-winning Colorado criminal defense firm Eytan Nielsen, LLC, was quoted in an articlepublished by The Denver Gazette on April 3, 2021 titled, “The Boulder Shooting Suspect’s Attorneys Have Referenced Supposed Mental Illness, But Previous Assault Misdemeanor Probably Wouldn’t Have...

February 17, 2021 Iris Eytan spoke as a panelist for the Denver-based Center for Legal Inclusiveness (CLI) discussion on February 17, 2021 titled, “Propelling Change 2021: Supporting the Social Justice Movement through Legislative Action.” This event was approved for two Colorado CLE credits and was available...

Independent Monitor: State’s Plan For Addressing Mentally Ill In Jail Is 'Scattershot' February 7, 2019 BY ALLISON SHERRY CPR News Colorado Department of Human Services lacks a cohesive plan to deal with hundreds of mentally ill people facing criminal charges who are deemed incompetent to stand trial, and many...

Colorado Cries Uncle in Ten-Year Fight Over Warehousing of Mentally Ill Westword By Michael Roberts December 14, 2018 Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman has agreed to the appointment of a "special master" to independently oversee the state's plan to address the routine warehousing of mentally ill individuals in jails...