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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Colorado Law Places New Limits and Controls on Law Enforcement PowerBy H. Michael Steinberg Colorado Criminal Defense Lawyer

On June 19, 2020, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law Senate Bills 20 -217, a sweeping police accountability bill and SB 20 – 127 is otherwise referred to as An Act Enhance Law Enforcement Integrity (the Act).

The new law, enacted in the wake of the George Floyd murder, – Colorado Senate Bill SB 20-217 has, and will have, a massive impact on the Colorado law enforcement community. The new Act (Act) has different effective dates – different provisions are effective on different dates from 2021 – to 2023.