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Columbine Litigation Files

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017-003

Content Description

Jefferson County Attorney Office, litigation files resulting from the Columbine High School 1999 School Shooting. No access until 2116.

Acquisition Type



Transferred to the Archives by the County Attorney's Office in 2017 and placed under access restriction until the year 2116.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Because of the extreme risk of adverse effects including but not limited to harm to individuals, organizations, and the release of protected information, and to respect the intellectual, personal privacy, and attorney client privilege of these records, subject to CRS §24-72-204(2)(A)(I), the public shall be hereby denied the right of inspection of all of these attached records for a period of time of not fewer than ninety-nine years (99). All assurances--now and forever in perpetuity until that certain year AD 2116--of any and all current or future Archivist(s) shall be made to ensure the protection and continued privilege of these records for that duration of time. Under no circumstances shall the public be given right of inspection of these records regardless of any changes in local law or policy, state law or policy, or federal law or policy; the access restriction given hereby is to be understood in perpetuity as being "grandfathered" into any and all changes in the laws/policies regarding public access to records.


  • Issued: 1999-2011



86.5 Cubic Feet (85 boxes plus Dictaphone from RM Storage: SL 1712 boxes 1-60; SL 1147 boxes 1-3; SL 1838 boxes 1-3; SL 1089 boxes 1-3; SL 1144 boxes 1-15.)


85 boxes of files plus Dictaphone machine.