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Criminal Justice:

Three men still on Colorado’s death row after judge denies capital appeal

This story has been updated. A judge today denied a five-year appeal by Sir Mario Owens, a man convicted for the 2005 witness killing of […]...

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September 14, 2017 Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

Pueblo, Teller Counties face ACLU suit for jailing man six weeks without a court date

The ACLU of Colorado filed a lawsuit Thursday against the Pueblo and Teller County Sheriff’s Offices on behalf of Michael Bailey, a man who was […]...

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September 7, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Attorney general may have exceeded power in death penalty prosecution

Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman’s office is facing accusations that it overstepped its power in a death penalty case. One of Coffman’s top aides, Assistant […]...

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September 4, 2017 Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

The Gray Box: The inhumanity of solitary confinement

This story, written by Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene, was first published in 2012 by the Dart Society (now the Ochberg Society) an international group […]...

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August 31, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, Uncategorized

Greene: School bus aide gets 20 months for brutalizing autistic student

On my way into a Boulder courtroom Friday morning, I expected to see a blank-eyed defendant slumped in her chair, indifferent to the crimes for […]...

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August 25, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Greene, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

WATCH: Family Speaks on Anniversary of Marvin Booker’s Death

Monday, July 10, marked seven years and one day since Marvin Booker died at the hands of five Denver sheriff’s deputies. But on that sad […]...

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July 18, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Events, Just In, Past Events, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Family speaks on seventh anniversary of Marvin Booker’s death

Monday, July 10, marked seven years and one day since Marvin Booker died at the hands of five Denver sheriff’s deputies. But on that sad […]...

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July 11, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Events, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

LISTEN: Why Marvin Booker’s family is alleging a coverup in their son’s death

Marvin Booker died seven years ago this month at the hands of officers at the Denver jail. But serious questions linger about the authenticity of […]...

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July 10, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Indy Weekly Podcast, Episode 7: There’s something fishy going on with that Taser

On July 9, 2010, 56-year-old Marvin Booker was arrested on an outstanding warrant for drug possession. As he waited in the booking area into the […]...

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July 2, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

EVENT: What about the Taser? A conversation about the Marvin Booker case

Marvin Booker died seven years ago this month at the hands of officers at the Denver jail. But serious questions linger about the authenticity of […]...

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July 1, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Events, Past Events, The Beats, Uncategorized

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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Denver East High principal Andy Mendelsberg out after investigation into cheerleading scandal

The principal of Denver’s biggest high school has retired after an investigation into how school district officials handled complaints about the actions of the school’s […]

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