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Criminal Justice:

Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene talks Denver wrongful-conviction case on KGNU

Front Range radio station KGNU featured Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene talking about the case of Clarence Moses-EL, who has served 28 years in prison […]...

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September 3, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Wheat Ridge judge breaks the law jailing a man for court debt, argues ACLU

Wilburn Taylor has been criminalized for being poor by the city of Wheat Ridge, not once, but twice. In March of 2014, a Wheat Ridge […]...

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August 28, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Undocumented immigrant Jeanette Vizguerra celebrates small victory

The Colorado Independent has been following the story of Jeanette Vizguerra — an undocumented immigrant in Denver. There have been ups and downs in her […]...

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August 28, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Does Colorado’s death penalty have a race problem?

James Holmes killed more people during his movie theater massacre than Nathan Dunlap, Sir Mario Owens and Robert Ray combined. Dunlap, Owens and Ray, all […]...

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August 20, 2015 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Wiretap

Harassed for filming: Denver man says police violated his civil rights

The incident that set Levi Frasier’s high-profile lawsuit in motion took place August 14, last year. The 30-year-old saw four Denver police officers — two uniformed and […]...

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August 19, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver Black Lives Matter protestors remember Michael Brown and others killed by police

Protestors gathered at Sonny Lawson Park in Five Points and marched to the Denver County Courthouse to protest police violence and mourn the anniversary of the […]...

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August 10, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: Let Colorado’s death penalty conversation begin

What should have been obvious to everyone from the start of the Aurora theater trial was that no good ending was possible. Which is why […]...

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August 10, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

Reasonable Doubts

A convicted rapist has confessed in a 1987 sex assault case for which an apparently innocent man is spending his 28th year behind bars. In […]...

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August 6, 2015 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

28 years later: Denver D.A. tries to quash facts in apparent wrongful conviction case

A convicted rapist is making strong admissions in a Denver rape case for which an apparently innocent man is serving his 28th year in prison. […]...

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August 4, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Mitigating factors won’t save James Holmes from possible death sentence

James Holmes is still eligible for the death penalty, a jury determined Monday. After three hours of deliberation, all 12 jurors have decided that the […]...

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August 3, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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