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Tag Archives: coloradans for alternatives to the death penalty

Reader’s view: If at first you don’t succeed, kill, kill again

Last week, The Colorado Independent reported that Republican Rep. Kim Ransom will be proposing a new law that would give prosecutors a second chance, in the […]...

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December 14, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix
Colorado’s Death Penalty: Spending Millions to Execute Almost No One

Colorado’s Death Penalty: Spending Millions to Execute Almost No One

With a bill to repeal the death penalty likely to be introduced in the 2013 Colorado Legislature, there are bound to be philosophical arguments about the merits of capital punishment. One thing that seems beyond debate, though, is that...

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February 7, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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Lawmakers just killed the bill that would make executions easier

  A legislative measure to make capital punishment easier in Colorado just got the ax. In a committee today, a bipartisan group of lawmakers deep-sixed […]

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