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Tag Archives: John Suthers

Colorado, Oregon attorneys general strike opposite positions toward gay marriage suits

"My advice to the Colorado attorney general when it comes to marriage cases is: Don't defend the indefensible and waste taxpayers' money."...

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February 20, 2014 Just In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats

Littwin: Stuck in civil-unions purgatory

  The New Mexico Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that same-sex marriage in the state should be legal because, well, it’s kind of obvious by […]...

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December 20, 2013 Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Gay marriage: No, Colorado is not the next New Mexico

DENVER -- Gay rights supporters in Colorado are applauding the New Mexico Supreme Court ruling that affirmed the right of same-sex couples to marry in the state, celebrating the unanimous decision as yet another in a cascade of similar developments....

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December 19, 2013 Civil Rights, Dig In, LGBTQ, Politics, The Beats
Colo. Defense Lawyers: Suthers, Prosecutors Suppressed Crime Lab Concerns

Colo. Defense Lawyers: Suthers, Prosecutors Suppressed Crime Lab Concerns

Colorado prosecutors were informed about alleged misconduct in the state toxicology lab at least three weeks before the problems were disclosed to defense lawyers, according to documents obtained by The Colorado Independent....

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June 14, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Dig In, Politics
Colorado Defense Attorneys Suspect Cover- Up in Toxicology Lab Investigation

Colorado Defense Attorneys Suspect Cover- Up in Toxicology Lab Investigation

DENVER-- Colorado’s legal-defense community is raising questions about “what appears to be a cover-up” of systemic problems at the state lab that tests evidence in criminal cases....

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June 10, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Dig In, Politics, Top Stories
Gessler Taps Auditor to Examine Spending at Heart of Ethics Complaint

Gessler Taps Auditor to Examine Spending at Heart of Ethics Complaint

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler appears to have had himself audited. In a witness list he sent Tuesday to the parties involved in an investigation of his discretionary spending last year, Gessler included the name of accountant Kevin Collins....

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May 22, 2013 Center Well, Politics
Ethics Commission Poised to OK Limited Gessler Defense Fund

Ethics Commission Poised to OK Limited Gessler Defense Fund

Draft documents drawn up by Colorado Independent Ethics Commission suggest members will allow Secretary of State Scott Gessler to establish a private defense fund he hopes to draw on in the event that an investigation launched into his alleged misuse...

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January 30, 2013 Center Well, Politics
Suthers Backs Gessler Effort to Set Up Personal Criminal Defense Fund

Suthers Backs Gessler Effort to Set Up Personal Criminal Defense Fund

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers' office this week made what's sure to be a controversial decision to officially support Secretary of State Scott Gessler's effort to establish a legal defense fund. The fund would host contributions from private donors willing...

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January 11, 2013 Center Well, Politics
Pot advocates expect Hickenlooper, Suthers to lead on legalization implementation

Pot advocates expect Hickenlooper, Suthers to lead on legalization implementation

As Governor John Hickenlooper prepares to speak today with United States Attorney General Eric Holder about how to proceed with implementing Amendment 64, which legalizes marijuana in Colorado, the measure's supporters say they want to see the governor stand up...

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November 9, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
With pot legalized, Colorado enters drug-policy brave new world

With pot legalized, Colorado enters drug-policy brave new world

America’s war on drugs got a lot more interesting Tuesday night as Colorado and Washington each voted to legalize marijuana use and possession by adults. Marijuana advocates promptly called the two measures “the beginning of the end” of marijuana...

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November 8, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

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Hick leads; Udall, Gardner tied. Haven’t we heard this all before?

The latest Colorado polls are out (more to come Thursday), and they look a lot like the last round of polls: John Hickenlooper has opened […]

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"The Heart of the Issue," by Abe Heymann. Burned into NYT photo with magnifying glass reflecting ...
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Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, plaintiffs in a pathbreaking gay marriage case before the Tenth ...
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