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Tag Archives: First Amendment

Supreme Court orders judge to justify hiding records about misconduct in DA George Brauchler’s office

The state Supreme Court has granted The Colorado Independent’s emergency petition for help in our fight to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in a death […]...

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February 8, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Greene: DA George Brauchler is playing hide-and-seek with public records

This just in from the gulag department… Since we reported that George Brauchler has been trying to hide court records chronicling his office’s misconduct in […]...

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December 28, 2017 Greene, Just In, The Mix

Wiretap: After Barcelona, Europe again agonizing over how to stop terrorist van attacks

The vehicle that killed at least 13 people on Barcelona’s famed Las Ramblas was at least the sixth deadly van attack in Europe in recent […]...

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August 18, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Media: Are Colorado politicians violating your social media free speech rights?

A Virginia federal judge’s recent ruling that a school board member violated her constituents’ First Amendment free speech rights when she banned them from commenting on her official Facebook page […]...

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August 17, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado newspaper publisher: No lawsuit against senator for ‘fake news’ claim after all

Well, that escalated quickly— and then fizzled out. It turns out Grand Junction Daily Sentinel publisher Jay Seaton, who made national news two months ago with […]...

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April 27, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Listen: The Indy’s Corey Hutchins on the end of free speech zones on Colorado college campuses

The Colorado Independent’s Corey Hutchins appeared on Colorado Public Radio this morning to discuss the end of “free speech zones” on Colorado’s public university campuses. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper […]...

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April 24, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado newspaper hits back at lawmaker’s ‘fake news’ claim

Well this escalated quickly. When a Republican lawmaker in Grand Junction recently called his hometown newspaper “fake news,” the family-owned Grand Junction Daily Sentinel didn’t […]...

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February 16, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

How a Libertarian plans to challenge Colorado’s ‘ballot-selfie’ law

  Caryn Ann Harlos, the pink-haired spokeswoman for Colorado’s growing Libertarian Party, wants to make a video of herself filling out her mail-in ballot and […]...

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October 21, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Lawmakers OK restrictions on medical pot advertising despite First Amendment concerns

This story first appeared at the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition website.   First Amendment concerns didn’t prevent a panel of state lawmakers Wednesday from […]...

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April 14, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

A new chapter for the Tattered Cover bookstore

The Tattered Cover Book Store will be shifting ownership from Joyce Meskis to Len Vlahos and Kristen Gilligan in 2017.   Last March, Joyce Meskis […]...

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December 10, 2015 Just In, The Mix

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CFOIC presents: Sunshine laws workshops and luncheon

To celebrate 50 years of the Colorado Open Records Act, the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition presents “Sunshine in Your Pocket,” offering tools for both […]

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Republicans running for Colorado governor: Who’s the biggest defender of oil and gas?

Republican candidates for governor vigorously defended Colorado’s oil and gas operators on Wednesday, including Cynthia Coffman who said she has worked on behalf of the […]

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