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Criminal Justice:

Do Denver’s homeless people deserve the same rights as Monsanto? 6 questions with attorney Jason Flores-Williams

Denver police have made headlines over the past few months by “sweeping” encampments of homeless people. And critics have spoken out – including the ACLU, […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Trump’s war zones, Virginia’s felon-voting-rights redux, Ramen’s rising value

   Off message At a time when Donald Trump is straining to lure African-American voters, he strayed far beyond his teleprompter Monday to claim that […]...

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August 23, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]...

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August 18, 2016 Criminal Justice, Events, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Upcoming Events

Denver voters will decide whether city will adopt a permanent watchdog over city police, sheriff

Denver voters will decide in November whether the city should move toward more permanent independent oversight of the Denver police and sheriff’s departments. The Denver City […]...

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August 15, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Community groups to Denver Police: Count Latinos in new accountability effort

  The Denver Police Department’s decision to once again collect data on the race of individuals its officers stop is raising a key question among […]...

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August 10, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Move to strengthen Denver’s police accountability office moves past first hurdle

Denver has moved one step closer to ensuring permanent civilian oversight of its police and sheriff departments. The City Council’s Governance and Charter Review Committee […]...

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August 4, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Do No Harm: The American Psychological Association wavers on its detainee policy

The American Psychological Association is wavering on a year-old policy designed to prevent psychologists from working with military or national security detainees. Meeting in Denver […]...

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August 4, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Legal settlement will ensure timely mental health care for inmates

Colorado has agreed to hire an independent consultant to ensure that its mental health system doesn’t violate inmates’ rights to a speedy trial. The agreement […]...

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August 3, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado’s U.S. Attorney John Walsh to leave office

After six years in office, U.S. Attorney John Walsh – Colorado’s longest-serving federal prosecutor since the 1980s – is stepping down. In a statement today, […]...

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July 29, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Judge for yourself: Was Joe Valverde surrendering when killed by Denver cop?

If only life moved in slower motion. That’s what nags at Isabelle Padilla every time she watches images of Denver police gunning down her son, […]...

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July 22, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Join The Indy for Denver DA debate, Sept. 14th

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The Green Party’s Jill Stein rallies Colorado: ‘This is a realignment election’

COLORADO SPRINGS —  “I’m ashamed.” The two words came around noon on Friday from a middle-aged man in a beard and sunglasses who was sporting […]

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