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COLORADO IMPLEMENTS ELDERLY ABUSE LAW

Effective July 1, 2014,  Senate Bill 13-1111 18-6.5-108 requires that certain person’s, paid or unpaid, must “report such abuse to a law enforcement agency not more than 24 hours after making the observation or discovery”. Such individuals include physicians, surgeons, therapists, medical examiners, nurses, hospital and long-term care faculty, chiropractors, mental health professions, social workers, clergy members, dentists, …

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FIRST MAN ACCUSED UNDER NEW COLORADO ‘REVENGE PORN LAW’

Irate victims of revenge porn across the nation are proving that new laws criminalizing the act are far from decorative — by taking perpetrators to court in their respective states. Michael Clasen, 25, marks the first person charged under Colorado’s recently passed law that prohibits the unwanted online dissemination of explicit photos, often time depicting …

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