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Colorado Supreme Court Denies Appeal, Colorado Recall Legal Turmoil Over

Colorado Supreme Court Denies Appeal, Colorado Recall Legal Turmoil Over

The Colorado Independent just received a copy of the Colorado Supreme Court's decision not to hear the appeal filed by Clerk Ortiz of Pueblo and Robert Nemanich regarding the District Court decision effectively dismissing the use of all-mail ballots in...

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August 15, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Blogs
In Malpractice Case, Catholic Hospital Argues Fetuses Aren’t People

In Malpractice Case, Catholic Hospital Argues Fetuses Aren’t People

Lori Stodghill was 31-one years old, seven-months pregnant with twin boys and feeling sick when she arrived at St. Thomas More hospital in Cañon City on New Year's Day 2006. She was vomiting and short of breath and she passed...

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January 23, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics
Legal fallout from nuclear bomb frack job reaches Colorado Supreme Court

Legal fallout from nuclear bomb frack job reaches Colorado Supreme Court

Even as state oil and gas regulators mull over new rules for the disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, the Colorado Supreme Court is pondering whether citizen activist groups can intervene on matters like the ultimate frack job...

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December 7, 2011 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics

Colorado medical marijuana advocates call for full legalization

Medical marijuana advocates Wednesday evening called for the full legalization of marijuana in Colorado, saying that until the drug is fully legal, it will always be stigmatized and patients will be subject to harassment. “No patient is really safe until...

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January 14, 2011 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics
Supreme Court won’t hear marijuana case

Supreme Court won’t hear marijuana case

The Colorado Supreme Court said this week it will not hear a case filed last week in an effort to overturn parts of Colorado's medical marijuana laws. Plaintiffs say they will file in District Court....

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January 12, 2011 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Judge rules against Clear the Bench in campaign finance case

Judge rules against Clear the Bench in campaign finance case

On Friday, Administrative Law Judge Robert Spencer ruled that Clear the Bench Colorado, a group campaigning against retaining three Colorado Supreme Court justices this November, improperly filed with the state as an issues committee and that it must now...

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September 24, 2010 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Curry to float bill aimed at ending rafter-landowner rights disputes

Curry to float bill aimed at ending rafter-landowner rights disputes

The stories have reached almost rural-myth status in Colorado’s high country: rocks being thrown at paddlers, wires strung across rivers at head height, even occasional shots fired. The problem? Some private landowners really don’t like it when rafters or kayakers...

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January 8, 2010 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
State supreme court deals blow to county gas drilling impact fees

State supreme court deals blow to county gas drilling impact fees

Impact fees assessed against equipment used by oil and gas companies in Rio Blanco County – most notably ExxonMobil – took a big hit this […]...

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December 16, 2009 Blog, Environment/Energy, Politics
Right claims Weld County immigration raid court loss as a victory

Right claims Weld County immigration raid court loss as a victory

Monday, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that a dramatic Weld County raid on tax records last year violated the Fourth Amendment, which guards the right […]...

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December 15, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Immigration, Marijuana, Politics
Convicted killer Ray handed death sentence for ordering witness slaying

Convicted killer Ray handed death sentence for ordering witness slaying

An Arapahoe County jury decided Monday that Robert Keith Ray will be sentenced to die for arranging the 2005 killing of a witness to another murder committed by Ray a year earlier, the Aurora Sentinel reports....

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June 8, 2009 Center Well, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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