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Criminal Justice:

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

WATCH: Denver DA debate with moderator Susan Greene

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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September 16, 2016 Criminal Justice, Events, Just In, Past Events, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado ACLU: If Aurora Police Taser use complied with policy, then the policy must change

You’ve probably seen the video already. More than 700,000 people have. It goes like this: It’s February 19, and Darsean Kelley is walking near East […]...

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September 14, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: On illness, islamophobia, Putin, fear, loathing, and baskets and baskets of other deplorables

So, Hillary Clinton is ill. She has pneumonia, which is nothing like aphasia, but it’s a diagnosis that, of course, she did not reveal until […]...

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September 12, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

Can you own a gun in Colorado if you smoke pot?

  This week, a federal appeals court covering nine western states upheld a ban on firearms sales to residents who hold medical marijuana cards. Though […]...

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September 2, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

ACLU puts 34 Colorado cities and towns on notice: Repeal your loitering laws

  The Colorado chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is throwing down the gauntlet to nearly three dozen cities and towns throughout the state, […]...

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August 31, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Wiretap: Immigration, Trump-style; election hacking; White Lives Matter

Shifty business In advance of Donald Trump’s visit to Mexico and his immigration speech later today, The Guardian puts months of immigration politics in context. […]...

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August 31, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Wiretap

EVENTS

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Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]

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THE BLOGS

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Layoffs whack another Colorado newspaper

  Some layoffs hit The Pueblo Chieftain earlier this month. On Twitter, ex-reporter Matt Hildner said there would be no more Chieftain news from his feed since he […]

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