About: Nathaniel Baca

Nathaniel has worked in criminal law on both sides of the aisle spending time working for the prosecution as well as the defense. Most recently Nathaniel has represented individuals in violent felonies and drug cases. Prior to this work, Nathaniel handled DWIs, Domestic Violence Cases, Property Crimes, and White Collar Crimes. On the prosecutorial side, Nathaniel has most notably worked in Bosnia helping to prosecute individuals who committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Bosnian War from 1993-1995. In particular, Nathaniel helped in the prosecution of military leaders who arranged for the organized murders and rapes of innocent civilians in various towns in Bosnia. Nathaniel is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law, Northwestern University, and Phillips Exeter Academy. Google Profile: Nathaniel Baca

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The Fellow Officer Rule in Colorado Criminal Cases

In criminal cases in Colorado, typically, more than one officer responds to the scene of a crime.  This is particularly true in felonies and more serious cases.  When multiple officers respond to the scene, different officers take on different roles to conduct their investigation. According to the Colorado Supreme Court,...
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When the Facts don’t fit the Criminal Charges in Colorado

Earlier this year, the Colorado Court of Appeals dealt with the issue of the definition of trafficking in children. The case is important not only because it helps clarify child trafficking statutes but because it shows the kind of analysis that the court of appeals wants trial courts to do...
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Colorado Crime Rates for 2013

Though Colorado is enjoying substantially lower crime rates than the majority of the country, it saw a bump of 41% in sexual assaults from 2012 to 2013. This may come as a bit of surprise to some, but as noted by many experts, prosecutors, and criminal defense attorneys, the change...
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