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Civil Rights

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...

Littwin: Supreme Court boldly decides the Masterpiece cake case by not really deciding at...

So this is how it ends for the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, in which a Lakewood baker refused to make a wedding cake for a...

Siding with Christian cake-maker, High Court says CO’s civil rights agency displayed ‘hostility’ toward...

The U.S. Supreme Court today sided with a Christian baker in a case that pitted his religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked...

Seven female law professors win $2.6 million settlement from DU in unequal pay lawsuit

The University of Denver on Thursday reached a settlement with seven female law professors over an unequal pay dispute.  U.S. District Court Senior Judge Wiley...