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Tag Archives: ACLU

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 attorney […]...

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June 9, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Data privacy concerns quietly sink remote notary bill in last days of the legislative session

A proposed law that would allow Colorado companies to notarize documents online seemed like a done deal; the bill passed the Senate with near-unanimous support […]...

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May 9, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

ACLU gets ‘class action’ status in ICE lawsuit against El Paso County sheriff

A lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado challenging the way the El Paso County Sheriff works with federal immigration officials and people […]...

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May 1, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs

CO Supreme Court denies El Paso sheriff’s appeal in ICE detainer case

The Colorado Supreme Court has denied the El Paso County Sheriff’s appeal of an order demanding that he stop detaining inmates for immigration authorities. Sheriff […]...

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April 12, 2018 Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

El Paso County sheriff vows to fight judge’s order blocking him from holding inmates for ICE

A sheriff in Colorado is pledging to fight a judge’s recent order that stops him from holding individuals beyond their release dates for immigration officers. […]...

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March 26, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

ACLU suit accuses El Paso County sheriff of illegally detaining prisoners for ICE

The ACLU of Colorado on Tuesday filed a class action lawsuit against El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder, accusing him of illegally detaining prisoners at […]...

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February 27, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Wiretap: After Barcelona, Europe again agonizing over how to stop terrorist van attacks

The vehicle that killed at least 13 people on Barcelona’s famed Las Ramblas was at least the sixth deadly van attack in Europe in recent […]...

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August 18, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

UPDATED: What’s going on with this crazy drug dog story in a Colorado low-income housing complex?

UPDATE, July 18: Results from an independent investigation into this matter are in. Well, some results. On July 14, Longmont officials told media how police conducted warrantless […]...

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July 18, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Home Front, The Mix

GUEST POST: Wayne Williams’ missed opportunity

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant […]...

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July 8, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the Colorado same-sex wedding cake case. Here’s what you should know.

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case set to pit Christian religious beliefs against gay rights over a never-baked wedding cake in […]...

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June 26, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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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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