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Hickenlooper officially opposes the death penalty

Governor John Hickenlooper has announced that he officially opposes the death penalty just a few months before Election Day, when Coloradans will choose between Hickenlooper and […]...

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August 18, 2014 Just In

Colorado’s not entirely establishment Republican candidate for governor

You can run either as the establishment's electable candidate or as the plain-speaking red-meat dishing conservative. But you can't run as both....

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May 23, 2014 In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

Parents of slain prison guard plead DA Brauchler to drop pursuit of death penalty

"We believe the death penalty for Mr. Montour is a colossal mistake... Mr Montour has become a scapegoat for the continuing failures of the Colorado Department of Corrections."...

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October 18, 2013 Criminal Justice, The Beats, The Mix

Files on Colorado’s two death row inmates ‘cloaked in secrecy’

DENVER -- Last spring in Colorado, a bill to abolish the death penalty died and Gov. John Hickenlooper granted a reprieve to death-row inmate Nathan Dunlap. "We must have a larger statewide conversation on capital punishment," Hickenlooper said then....

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September 24, 2013 Criminal Justice, In-Depth, The Beats

The grate outdoors

The Colorado Department of Corrections is back in court again, this time defending concrete “shoeboxes” as appropriate spaces for outdoor exercise. The lawsuit is part […]...

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September 19, 2013 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Health, In-Depth, The Beats

State Ordered to Disclose Execution Plans

State secrecy about Colorado’s death penalty protocols has been deemed illegal by a Denver District Court....

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August 1, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, The Mix
Quinnipiac Finds Strong Colorado Support for Death Penalty, Close Guv Race

Quinnipiac Finds Strong Colorado Support for Death Penalty, Close Guv Race

DENVER-- Coloradans support the death penalty by wide margins, according to a poll released today by Quinnipiac University (pdf). Pollsters tied the strong views held on capital punishment to the slim margins Governor John Hickenlooper notched against three potential...

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June 13, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
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
Colorado Officials Decline to Detail How Dunlap Would Be Executed

Colorado Officials Decline to Detail How Dunlap Would Be Executed

While political observers speculate on the factors shaping Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's thinking on whether or not to prevent the execution later this summer of convicted murderer Nathan Dunlap, civil libertarians are demanding to know how the procedure would be...

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May 21, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Uncategorized
Attorneys, Scholars Raise Questions about Constitutionality of Colorado Death Penalty

Attorneys, Scholars Raise Questions about Constitutionality of Colorado Death Penalty

Colorado’s death penalty is not only massively expensive, critics say it is also unconstitutional because it is so randomly sought....

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February 27, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories

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Families in Motion: Stories of Immigration, Migration and Other Life Changes

When: Thursday April 19th, 6:30-8:00 PM Where: Louisville Public Library, 951 Spruce St.  Space is Limited – Registration is Required Whether you’re a newcomer or […]

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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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