Colorado's Judicial Merit Selection and Retention System: Explains Colorado's procedures for selecting, evaluating, and retaining judges and Coloradans' significant roles in those processes.
Our State Courts: Explains how Colorado's procedures for selecting, disciplining, and evaluating judges keep our state courts fair and impartial. This presentation is offered in Spanish.
Our United States Courts: Discusses the types of cases that are heard in federal courts, how federal judges are selected, and the procedures that keep the federal courts fair and impartial. This presentation is offered in both English and Spanish.
U.S. and State Courts Serving Colorado: Discusses the different types of cases that are heard in federal and state courts, how federal and state judges are selected, and the procedures that keep federal and state courts fair and impartial. This presentation is offered in both English and Spanish.
See You In Court: the Life of a Civil Lawsuit: Discusses the purposes of civil lawsuits, a party's rights and remedies in such lawsuits, how lawsuits are brought and proceed, what really happens at trial, and the roles the judge, jury, and lawyers play in these proceedings.
Law and Order: The Life of a Criminal Case: Discusses how criminal cases are brought and proceed, the setting of bail, the plea bargaining process, what really happens in a criminal trial, the roles of the judge, jury, prosecution and defense in criminal trials, and how judges determine the appropriate sentence after a conviction.
An Economic Fresh Start: Bankruptcy Basics: Discusses how bankruptcy cases work, the history of bankruptcy and how it evolved into the current system, the different kinds of bankruptcy cases, and the components of an individual bankruptcy case.
Divorce in Colorado Courts: Discusses how divorce cases proceed in Colorado, the differing interests at stake, the issues that need to be addressed in a divorce case, how such cases typically get resolved, and the role of the court in such cases.
An Introduction to U.S. Immigration Courts: Introduces U.S. Immigration Courts, including how proceedings are brought and conducted in those courts, the nature of these proceedings, a party's rights and remedies, appeal rights, and the roles of the judge, lawyers, parties, and interpreters. This presentation is offered in both English and Spanish.
The Rule of Law: Explains the concept of the rule of law, what comprises it, and the courts' role in preserving it.
Lincoln's Legacy of Equality and Liberty: Explores how Abraham Lincoln's commitment to the principles of equality and liberty transformed this nation.
Our State Courts for Legislators: Provides Colorado legislators with information about Colorado's judicial branch.