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Godinez v. Williams.

2024 CO 14. No. 23SA277.Colorado’s Sex Offender Lifetime Supervision Act Parole Provisions as Applied to Juvenile Sex Offenders—Graham v. Florida, 560 U.S. 48, 75 (2010), Parole Requirements for Nonhomicide Juvenile Offenders.

March 11, 2024

In this case, the Supreme Court considered the following certified question of law from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals:

Whether [Colorado’s Sex Offender Lifetime Supervision Act (SOLSA), §§ 18-1.3-1001 to -1012, C.R.S. (2023),] requires, permits, or prohibits parole boards from considering maturity and rehabilitation.

The Court concluded that SOLSA (1) permits consideration of maturity and (2) requires consideration of rehabilitation.

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