Colo. civil rape shield law gets first state Senate hearing today

Author: Joey Bunch - April 2, 2018 - Updated: April 2, 2018

In Colorado, victims' sexual past cannot be used to discredit them in a criminal case alleging rape. A bill to be heard Monday in the state Senate Judiciary Committee would extend the same protections to civil court.

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.