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Criminal Justice:

Feds spell it out: No gun for you if you fire up in a pot-legal state

In Colorado, can you own a gun if you use marijuana? The feds say no. State law is silent. And updated language from the federal […]...

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November 23, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: There’s nothing sweeter than an exoneration. And also nothing sadder.

Twenty-nine years, two months, and 28 days. That’s how long it took Clarence Moses-EL to disentangle himself from a rape he didn’t commit, a 48-year […]...

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November 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

PHOTOS: Clarence Moses-EL finally walks free

Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit, was found not guilty in a retrial Monday afternoon. […]...

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November 15, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GREENE: Jury finds Clarence Moses-EL not guilty

Update to “update”: Susan Greene is working on a post-mortem of the Moses-EL case. Update: Nearly three decades after going to prison for a rape […]...

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November 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

McCann wins big in Denver DA’s race

Denver Democratic state Rep. Beth McCann handily has been elected Denver’s next District Attorney. McCann, a former city safety manager, beat Helen Morgan, a veteran […]...

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November 8, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Greene: “Dirty cop, show me your hands” and other vignettes from Denver’s independent safety monitor

A white paper released today by Denver’s Independent Monitor reminds us why we need that office. The 61-page half-yearly report reveals what most city safety officials won’t about […]...

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October 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Editor’s view: BAD FAITH

The retrial of Clarence Moses-EL for a 1987 sex assault starts Nov. 7th in Denver District Court. Moses-EL, 60, served 28 years in prison before […]...

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October 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver DA to retry case against Clarence Moses-EL, despite another man’s confession

Colorado’s Supreme Court has denied an emergency petition asking for a special prosecutor to replace the Denver District Attorney’s office in the case of Clarence […]...

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October 10, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Clarence Moses-EL’s defense team calls for DA Mitch Morrissey’s removal from case

Clarence Moses-EL’s defense team filed an emergency petition with the Colorado Supreme Court today asking that District Attorney Mitch Morrissey’s office be disqualified from re-prosecuting […]...

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October 6, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: The bombing, the bag, the Boss, and 3.64 billion Skittles

Sane calculations Adam Gopnik writes in The New Yorker that the typical New Yorker’s response to the Chelsea bombing was not simply “bold” or “courageous,” […]...

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September 21, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

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Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6!

Grab your calendar: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 marks the seventh annual Colorado Gives Day, and The Indy needs your help! Colorado Gives Day is a statewide […]

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Why does Colorado’s Democratic elector rebellion feel so familiar? Ask this Republican.

  The day after two Democratic national electors in Colorado sued the state for the right to vote their conscience on Dec. 19 when they […]

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