H. Michael Steinberg has 36 years of experience practicing Colorado criminal law. Mr. Steinberg strives to stay current with the ever changing aspects of criminal law issues and updates resulting in his extensive knowledge of successful criminal defense as well as appellate work. He is also an active member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Association, the Colorado Trial Lawyer's Association, and the Colorado and Arapahoe Bar Associations.

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By H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer

To understand the Colorado “retreat to the wall”  rule – you have to examine the case of  Idrogo v. People decided by the Colorado Supreme Court in 1991:

Here is the rule: