Colorado Appeals Court Reverse’s Teen’s Conviction in “Fighting Words” Analysis

Reversing a ruling by Boulder County District Judge Ingrid S. Bakke, a panel of the Court of Appeals of Colorado voted 2-1 that a 14-year-old middle school student did not commit an actionable “breach of the peace” when he drew a picture of “an ejaculating penis” over the cellphone photo he took of one of his classmates and then exhibited it to the subject as well as other friends. People of the State of Colorado, <Read More>