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Tag Archives: Mark Silverstein

ACLU suit accuses El Paso County sheriff of illegally detaining prisoners for ICE

The ACLU of Colorado on Tuesday filed a class action lawsuit against El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder, accusing him of illegally detaining prisoners at […]...

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February 27, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado ACLU: If Aurora Police Taser use complied with policy, then the policy must change

You’ve probably seen the video already. More than 700,000 people have. It goes like this: It’s February 19, and Darsean Kelley is walking near East […]...

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September 14, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Former instructor prevails in free speech lawsuit against Adams State

  In 2015, Danny LeDonne published a series of articles criticizing his former employer, Adams State University. The school retaliated with a “No Trespass Order” […]...

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July 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver police stop enforcing panhandling ordinance

Denver police will no longer ticket and arrest people for panhandling – at least until City Council rewrites Denver’s rules to comply with the First […]...

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October 5, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Court shoots down Grand Junction panhandling ordinance

Federal district judge Christine Arguello on Wednesday put an end to Grand Junction’s panhandling ordinance, ruling the law violates the First Amendment right to raise […]...

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October 1, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

No legal protections for religious baker’s discrimination

The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled today that Masterpiece Cakeshop and its owner Jack Phillips violated Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Act by refusing to make a wedding […]...

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August 13, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Colorado justices see potential ‘paradigm shift’ in school voucher case

DENVER — Is the state constitutional provision that requires Colorado to educate its children ultimately about providing educational instruction or about providing tax money to […]...

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December 12, 2014 Just In

Taxpayer tab keeps rising for Denver law-enforcement snafus

Denver law enforcement has racked up more than a half million dollars in legal fees for jailing innocent people its officers have misidentified....

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December 2, 2014 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Mix
ACLU Still Pushing for Secret Nathan Dunlap Execution Documents

ACLU Still Pushing for Secret Nathan Dunlap Execution Documents

When Gov. John Hickenlooper this week blocked the execution of Nathan Dunlap, he called for a statewide conversation about the death penalty. His decision to reprieve the Chuck E. Cheese’s murderer came weeks after Colorado lawmakers killed a bill...

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May 25, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Pueblo Treatment Center Draws Scrutiny for Alleged Teen Solitary Policies

Pueblo Treatment Center Draws Scrutiny for Alleged Teen Solitary Policies

A residential teen treatment center in Pueblo, Colorado, is under fire for housing children in prolonged solitary confinement....

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April 19, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Colorado Earth Day 2018

On April 21st, thousands of Coloradans and a diverse collection of leaders will come together to celebrate Earth Day with the Sierra Club. Together, Coloradans […]

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How The Denver Post’s rebellion rippled across America

By now you’ve likely heard about The Denver Post’s multi-page editorial broadside at its hedge-fund owner. This week’s newsletter seeks to explain the local and national repercussions of […]

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