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Tag Archives: doug wilson

Why death penalty abolitionists hit the snooze button in Colorado this year

Activists working to put a stop to Colorado’s death penalty have decided not to push a legislative agenda this year. Capital punishment advocates are moving forward […]...

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January 25, 2016 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Meet Colorado’s Public Defender

In recent years, Colorado Public Defender Doug Wilson has come under fire for how his office spends money. Some say the public has the right […]...

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December 17, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Faces of Death: Capital punishment in Colorado could be the year’s big issue

  Questions about the death penalty in Colorado are bubbling up before the start of the legislative session that begins next month. They include: How much does […]...

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December 16, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized
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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Here’s how many unaffiliated voters became Dems before the Colorado deadline

  During a Feb. 3 event for Bernie Sanders in Colorado Springs, field director Josh Phillips told supporters the campaign had convinced 3,000 non-Democratic voters to change […]

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