Caswell v. People, 21SC749

Citation21SC749
Case DateJune 13, 2022
CourtSupreme Court of Colorado

Constance Eileen Caswell, Petitioner
v.

The People of the State of Colorado, Respondent

No. 21SC749

Supreme Court of Colorado, En Banc

June 13, 2022


Court of Appeals Case No. 18CA464

Petition for Writ of Certiorari GRANTED.

Whether the prior-conviction provision of the animal cruelty statute is a sentence enhancer or an element of the offense.

Whether a fact that transforms a misdemeanor into a felony must be found by a jury beyond a reasonable doubt.

DENIED AS TO ALL OTHER ISSUES.

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