1. Understanding Consent and Your Rights

    Over the last two decades, a lot has changed and been clarified as it applies to consent and sexual contact. However, some things have led to lines being blurred, including the widespread popularity of alcohol and recreational drugs, increased social acceptance of open relationships and fluid sexuality, and the use of digital technology and social media. More and more people are finding themselves…Read More

  2. Criminal Trouble in the Digital Era

    In previous posts, we have discussed the role of social media and how what you post, share, or send via Snapchat and other social media platforms can significantly impact your criminal trial. However, in the digital era, there are so many more digital platforms landing people in trouble and making criminal defense a little more difficult. The waters get a little murky when we discuss the legalitie…Read More

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    Understanding Entrapment and Your Rights

    The law exists to protect citizens from themselves and others. Violations of the law are punishable through legal action. The law and judges expect citizens to resist the temptation to break the law under normal circumstances. In some cases, however, law enforcement officers will use a tactic known as criminal entrapment to entice, coerce, or lure a person to engage in criminal activity and then a…Read More

  4. Tips For Colorado Ski Tourists

    Colorado is known for many things — 14-ers that are perfect for hiking and skiing Recreational marijuana Gorgeous natural beauty, all year round Hunting and camping Rich art culture This winter, thousands of tourists will flock to our many ski towns — Steamboat Springs, Aspen, Breckenridge, Vail, Winter Park, and more! There, tourists will explore the mild winters, tall mountains, and take par…Read More

  5. Top 5 Reasons You Should Hire Your Own Criminal Defense Lawyer When Facing Military Charges

    First things first, from our entire law office, thank you for your service. If you are reading this post, it means that you are serving (or have a loved one who is serving) and are facing punitive action. At the Law Office of Murphy and Price, we have dedicated the last few decades to providing criminal defense to the service members and their family members stationed in and around Colorado Spring…Read More

  6. “Snapchat Disappears” and Other Common Internet Myths That Will Hurt Your Case

    One of the most common complaints we get from our clients is how their social media is impacting their case. We have covered this topic in a few of our previous posts, that, if you haven’t read yet, you may want to: Can Snapchat Be Used Against You In a Court Case? How Social Media Can Affect Your DUI Case How Social Media Can Hurt Your Criminal Defense Case The three main takeaways and common t…Read More

  7. Children, Cannabis, and Colorado’s Laws

    Colorado is a recreational use state, allowing adults over the age of 21 to make their own choices regarding consumption of cannabis for recreational use. Of course, as with any overarching headline, it comes with subtext. In many of our recent previous posts, we have covered, in great detail, Colorado’s recreational use laws, how they apply to you, and how you may find yourself facing drug char…Read More

  8. Caught On Camera? It’s Not An Admission of Guilt

    In 2019, security cameras are nearly everywhere. Many homes have doorbell cameras and closed-circuit cameras for personal security that can be viewed on a smartphone. For many who are charged with a crime, knowing there is video footage may lead them to make a confession or take an unfair plea deal. At Murphy & Price, LLP, we have used video footage to build a criminal defense. Before you incr…Read More

  9. Pot is Legal in Colorado – Why Was I Arrested? Part 2

    A while back, we posted an article about the recreational use laws in Colorado and why you may still be arrested if you partake. We got a lot of response and follow-up from concerned citizens who thought they were behaving well within their rights and found themselves facing criminal drug charges in both the state and federal docket. Today, we want to add to that post and offer more insight into t…Read More

  10. Colorado Recreational Use Laws Frequently Asked Questions for Service Members

    Colorado’s recreational marijuana use laws have made our beautiful state an even more desirable place to visit. The first place in the nation to make recreational marijuana sales and consumption completely legal, not knowing all the facts can get connoisseurs in some real legal trouble. Yes, any person over the age of 21 can legally purchase marijuana in any form for any purpose, and consume it.…Read More