Civil Rights

Protestors blocking entrances at Colorado ICE headquarters will stay ‘until they get rid of...

Protestors who support abolishing the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency are blockading entrances to an ICE field office south of Denver in a...

Abortion rights are on the line at the Supreme Court. What does that mean...

Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who at age 27 successfully argued Roe v. Wade at the U.S. Supreme Court, figured the landmark ruling that legalized...

Littwin: The dangers cops face every day do not include a reporter wielding an...

As you may have heard, Indy editor Susan Greene was handcuffed and detained by two Denver cops Thursday in front of the state Capitol...

Greene: That time a Denver cop made up excuses to handcuff a reporter

Tina Griego – my colleague who’d normally edit this column – suggested that I calm down and sleep on it before writing. Find your...

Hickenlooper responds to cries against separating immigrant families. Activists call for public vigilance.

About 60 people chanting rally cries such as “Actions not words, John, actions not words” took to the Capitol Monday morning demanding that Gov....

‘Don’t leave us in this fight’: Rallying in Denver, immigrants decry family separation

What is happening now at the U.S.-Mexico border, where immigrant parents and children are being forcibly separated under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy is...

New data collection program will test bias in Denver policing

In an effort to better understand and address complaints of biased policing in Denver, officers in the northeast part of the city will begin...

Colorado Supreme Court rules prosecutorial misconduct docs can remain secret in death row case

The Colorado Supreme Court today denied a petition from The Colorado Independent to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in the capital case against Sir Mario...

Salazar, Weiser debate policy in quest for Democratic attorney general nomination

As primary ballots hit mailboxes this week, a Bernie-backed progressive lawmaker and a well-funded mainstream law professor are competing for the Democratic nomination for...