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Tag Archives: Mitch Morrissey

Greene: Mitch Morrissey leaves his fingerprint

It was a year ago this week, and noon hour at the Brown Palace. Members of Denver’s City Club lunched on pork loins with cherry […]...

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January 13, 2017 Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

GREENE: There’s nothing sweeter than an exoneration. And also nothing sadder.

Twenty-nine years, two months, and 28 days. That’s how long it took Clarence Moses-EL to disentangle himself from a rape he didn’t commit, a 48-year […]...

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November 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: Jury finds Clarence Moses-EL not guilty

Update to “update”: Susan Greene is working on a post-mortem of the Moses-EL case. Update: Nearly three decades after going to prison for a rape […]...

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November 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

McCann wins big in Denver DA’s race

Denver Democratic state Rep. Beth McCann handily has been elected Denver’s next District Attorney. McCann, a former city safety manager, beat Helen Morgan, a veteran […]...

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November 8, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Progressive groups to DA Morrissey: Just let it go, man

This is not a light week for progressive political groups in Colorado. Issues like control of the state Capitol, representation of hotly contested congressional districts, […]...

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November 2, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Editor’s view: BAD FAITH

The retrial of Clarence Moses-EL for a 1987 sex assault starts Nov. 7th in Denver District Court. Moses-EL, 60, served 28 years in prison before […]...

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October 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, 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

Denver DA to retry case against Clarence Moses-EL, despite another man’s confession

Colorado’s Supreme Court has denied an emergency petition asking for a special prosecutor to replace the Denver District Attorney’s office in the case of Clarence […]...

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October 10, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Clarence Moses-EL’s defense team calls for DA Mitch Morrissey’s removal from case

Clarence Moses-EL’s defense team filed an emergency petition with the Colorado Supreme Court today asking that District Attorney Mitch Morrissey’s office be disqualified from re-prosecuting […]...

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October 6, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

WATCH: Denver DA debate with moderator Susan Greene

It’s often said that a district attorney has more direct power over people’s lives than a mayor. If that’s so, Denver voters need to know […]...

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September 16, 2016 Criminal Justice, Events, Just In, Past Events, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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As GOP El Paso County Commissioners redraw their own district lines, progressive activists have a message: We’re watching

Democrats in Colorado’s heaviest Republican county are ringing alarm bells as a board of five GOP public officials sets out to redraw their own district […]

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