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.
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.