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Author : Andrew Oh-Willeke

Clinton Appointee Becomes Chief of 10th Circuit

Clinton Appointee Becomes Chief of 10th Circuit

Clinton Appointee Robert Henry will take the reins as the chief judge of the Denver based United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit […]...

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December 31, 2007 Uncategorized
Court Affirms Felony Sentence Imposed With Misdemeanor Due Process

Court Affirms Felony Sentence Imposed With Misdemeanor Due Process

When is a felony not a felony? The Colorado Court of Appeals answered that question last week....

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December 31, 2007 Criminal Justice
Rejecting domestic terrorist’s plea bargain based on secret evidence ruled O.K.

Rejecting domestic terrorist’s plea bargain based on secret evidence ruled O.K.

The United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver held, on the day after Christmas, that the rejection of a plea agreement […]...

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December 28, 2007 Criminal Justice
Colorado’s No-Call List Protects Home Offices

Colorado’s No-Call List Protects Home Offices

Even if a home office operating using a residential line is listed as a business in a commercial phone directory, Colorado’s No-Call List, which does […]...

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December 17, 2007 Uncategorized
“Innocent Possession” Defense Rejected

“Innocent Possession” Defense Rejected

Can a felon pick up dangerous ammunition for a few minutes for the purpose of giving it to a policeman and keeping it out of […]...

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December 10, 2007 Criminal Justice
Dust Settles In CU Rape Case

Dust Settles In CU Rape Case

The University of Colorado has paid $2.85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by two women gang raped at a December 2001 football program recruiting […]...

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December 7, 2007 Politics
Don’t Ask The Sheriff To Make Your Day

Don’t Ask The Sheriff To Make Your Day

Can you pull a gun on a sheriff’s deputy delivering legal papers to you if he enters your house without a warrant? A unanimous Colorado […]...

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November 28, 2007 Criminal Justice
Divided Court Sinks Conservation Ballot Measure

Divided Court Sinks Conservation Ballot Measure

The Colorado Supreme Court, in a 4-3 decision on Monday, held that a proposed citizen initiative entitled “New State Department and Elected Board for Environmental […]...

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November 20, 2007 Environment/Energy
What Does Section 125 Mean For Your Health?

What Does Section 125 Mean For Your Health?

Colorado’s Blue Ribbon Commission for Health Care Reform is considering recommending that Colorado employers be required to establish “125 health care plan choices.” This means […]...

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November 19, 2007 Health
The Case Of 58 Trees And The Constitution

The Case Of 58 Trees And The Constitution

Custer County accidentally took a sixth of an acre and 58 trees it wasn’t entitled to when it built a road.  The state and federal […]...

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November 16, 2007 Environment/Energy

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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