Hate Crimes and Bias Motivated Crimes Lawyer in Denver Criminal Case
Bias Motivated Crimes, C.R.S. 18-9-121, are on the rise in Denver, Colorado. Crimes based on a person's color, religion, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation, in Denver District Court, Denver County Court and Denver General Sessions result in a criminal case of Bias Motivated Crimes. If someone is being charged with Harassment, C.R.S. 18-9-111, and it appears the defendant was motivated out of hatred toward a person for his religion, the charge of Bias Motivated Crimes will be added. A recent example can be found in the Coloradoan, where a Fort Collins man is facing Criminal Mischief, C.R.S. 18-4-501, and Bias-motivated Crime - also known as Hate Crimes.