The attorneys at Recht & Kornfeld are often in the news.
They appear as commentators and when representing clients in high-profile cases.
Following are a few articles and news clips featuring Recht & Kornfeld.
DAN RECHT COMMENTS ON SHERIFF CANDIDATE'S BACKGROUND
A Fox 31 Investigation has uncovered extremely disturbing documents in the life of Elbert County Sheriff Candidate Brian Weiss; his interview with Fox 31 about his candidacy also reveled a man with a somewhat questionable memory.
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It was quite by accident the biggest terrorism case in recent years landed on the doorstep of small-time defense lawyer Art Folsom
September 28, 2009, The Wall Street Journal Digital Network Read Entire Article
Recht Questions Zazi Decision to Talk with FBI
Three experienced criminal defense lawyers . . . questioned the strategy of the attorney for Najibullah Zazi
September 22, 2009, The Denver Post Read Entire Article
Beller Defends First Amendment Rights at DNC
Beller Defends Protestors' Rights
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Lawyer says half of protesters pleading not guilty
Most of the protesters are young, between ages 20 and 24, Beller said. "The vast majority are college students. They are very politically driven and impassioned. They want to get out of jail but most are not able to make the $500 bond."
August 26, 2008, Rocky Mountain News Read Entire Article
Ritter Campaign Law Violations Increase
Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter on Monday notified prosecutors that more spending violations have been uncovered from his 2006 campaign, and that a former aide has written his campaign a check for $10,340 to correct the problem.
June 16, 2008, The Denver Post Read Entire Article
Waived hearing may signal deal in murder case
Dan Recht comments on the murder case of University of Colorado student Susannah Chase.
June 13, 2008, The Denver Post Read Entire Article
"We received notice that Carmelo's blood test came back over the legal limit. This is old news, in that Carmelo has admitted from the beginning that he had been drinking and driving and should not have been," Anthony's attorney, Dan Recht, told CBS4.
May 1, 2008, Rocky Mountain News Read Entire Article
Dan Recht comments on the infant death case.
Fox 31 News at Nine O'Clock View Video
Nuggets' Anthony nabbed on DUI suspicion
Anthony's attorney, Dan Recht, said his client consented to a blood test, but results won't be available for about two weeks. "Carmelo apologizes to his fans, the Denver community, his teammates and the Nuggets organization for the distraction this is causing them," Recht said. Read Entire Article
Parade, park permit rules during DNC get initial OK
Dan Recht speaks to Denver City Council regarding the importance of the 1st Amendment
January 23, 2008, Rocky Mountain News Read Entire Article
Dan Recht comments on the shooting case.
November 4th, 2007, Fox 31 News at Nine O'Clock View Video
Dan Recht comments on the Ward Churchill case. View Video
Dan Recht comments on the Frontier Airlines case. View Video
Darrent Williams Shooting Suspects
Dan Recht comments on the case of the Darrent Williams shooting suspects. View Video
Berthoud, CO Teens - Car Accident Investigation
Dan Recht comments on the case of the Berthoud, CO teenagers whom lost their legs in a car accident. View Video
Legal Stink Poops Out With Jurors
"I'm not aware of any other animal-excrement cases," he said. "There have been many '(expletive deleted) you' cases, and the Supreme Court has said that while it might not be very dignified, the First Amendment doesn't just protect dignified speech, it protects all speech.
"It's one of the great enduring beauties of the criminal-justice system, that juries have the ultimate say." Read Entire Article
Disorder in the Court
Dan Recht comments on the case of Judge Grafton Biddle and a prosecutor, whom together, had a sexual relationship in the judges chambers. View Video
Joe Nacchio Trial
"Nacchio's been accused of a lot of things, but nobody has accused him of being stupid," said Denver attorney and former federal prosecutor Rick Kornfeld. View Video
"White-collar, difficult cases like this can have dramatically different outcomes, depending on the jury that is selected," Denver attorney Dan Recht said. "The parties could easily try exactly the same case to two different juries and get two different outcomes. That's how important this is."
Rocky Mountain News - March 19, 2007
"The defense wants someone who won't swallow everything the government says whole cloth," said Denver attorney Rick Kornfeld. "The government is going to want smart people also, in the sense that they're going to need people who can work through their theory."
DenverPost March 18, 2007
Andre Miller Case
Judge drops restraining order, says Nugget no threat to girlfriend“Miller's attorney, Dan Recht, gave the court copies of what he said was a text message from the 27-year-old woman seeking $100,000 from Miller after she alleged he had threatened her.” Read Entire Article
Julius Hodge Case
Nuggets player denies sex assault allegation“Hodge's lawyer says the allegation is completely false and that the 37-year-old woman has a financial interest in making the charge.” View Video
The Denver Three
Dan Recht represents the three people forcibly removed from a President Bush rally. Recht asserts that his client's First Amendment Rights have been violated. View Video
Bush bouncer still a mystery“‘We are, with certainty, going to file a lawsuit…and during the course of that lawsuit, we'll find out who that person is,’ says Daniel Recht, attorney for the three
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Auroran Accused Of Kidnap and Rape
Saudis' aid fails to free suspect: Auroran accused of enslavement“Defense attorney Dan Recht said that in his 20-plus years of practicing law he's never seen a foreign government pay bail for one of its citizens in the United States.” Read Entire Article
Bail set for Saudi man accused of raping, enslaving housemaid“He also said it was unusual for a foreign country to post bond for a defendant and that Al-Turki seemed to be particularly well-represented by ‘three of the best lawyers in town.’” Read Entire Article
Saudi man prevails in hearing on bail: Aurora resident had been held as flight risk“Defense attorney Dan Recht said the total cost of freedom while charges are pending for Al-Turki and his wife - who faces related charges - likely will be about $1 million.” Read Entire Article
Daniel Prickett Case
This is a documentary aired nationally on ABC in the fall of 2004 called In The Jury Room. The documentary features the second degree murder case: State of Colorado v. Daniel Prickett. Dan Recht and Rick Kornfeld kept their client from going to jail. View Video
Tattered Cover Book Store Case
In the documentary "Reading Your Rights," produced by Just Media for PBS, the Tattered Cover First Amendment case is examined.
This is a documentary which has aired nationally on public television. It is about the precedent setting case before the Colorado Supreme Court in which Dan Recht and Rick Kornfeld represented the Tattered Cover Book Store, one of the cultural jewels of Denver. After police officers tried to search the purchasing records of one of the bookstore's customers suspected of buying a book on how to create methamphetamine, the Tattered Cover said 'no' on First Amendment grounds. The Tattered Cover prevailed in the Colorado Supreme Court and set an important precedent across the country protecting the privacy of its book purchasing customers.
Rocky Mountain PBS View Video
Tattered Cover wins ruling: Court rules store doesn't have to give records to police“‘The Supreme Court decision doesn't say you can never get information from a bookstore,’ said Meskis' attorney, Dan Recht. ‘You have to show a compelling need.’” Read Entire Article
Police Seek Record of Bookstore Patrons in Bid for Drug Charge“But Ms. Meskis's lawyer, Daniel N. Recht, said the search warrant, which initially sought all records over a 30-day period involving the buyer of the two books, amounted to nothing more than ‘a fishing expedition’ that would prove little even if records confirmed that the books had arrived in the envelope.” Read Entire Article
Colorado Supreme Court Decision: Our View by Richard Kornfeld and Steven Zansberg“As a result of the Tattered Cover decision, Coloradans do not live with such fear.” Read Entire Article
Case Against Safe House Workers Dismissed
Three SHARE cases dismissed“ Recht indicated there was a ‘ distinct possibility’ of a civil suit against Hefty for damages he forced the attorney's clients to incur and for violation of their
civil rights. ” Read Entire Article
Singer Off Hook For Using Obscenity
Singer off hook for using obscenity“Lewis' attorney, Daniel Recht, argued that Lewis' language was protected by the First Amendment and asked the judge to dismiss the case.”
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Dan Recht gives expert legal commentary on the JonBenét Ramsey murder case. View Video
Dan Recht gives expert legal commentary on the Colorado Supreme Court's decision with regard to the Lisl Auman felony murder case. View Video