Colorado Assessment

Colorado: An Assessment of Access to Counsel and Quality of Representation in Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings (Winter 2012)


Summaries and Press Releases:

NJDC & Colorado Juvenile Defender Center Press Release


Legislative Follow-Up:

Following NJDC’s Assessment, the State Legislature established a legislative study committee to investigate issues raised in the assessment.  Following the Interim Committee’s term, it proposed the following two pieces of legislation that changed the way the juveniles had access to counsel and to defense social workers across the state.

Learn more about the Colorado Juvenile Defense Attorney Interim Committee established in the wake of the Assessment’s release.

Read the Interim Committee’s Final Report, published in December 2013.

Colorado JDAIC Final Report - Cover Page (Dec 2013)






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