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Tag Archives: Colorado Supreme Court

Colorado Supreme Court denies Independent petition for rehearing in death-row case

The state Supreme Court today denied The Colorado Independent‘s petition for a rehearing of its request to unseal records related to prosecutorial misconduct in the […]...

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July 2, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Independent petitions Colorado Supreme Court for re-hearing in prosecutorial misconduct case

The Colorado Independent is asking the state Supreme Court to re-hear its request to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in the capital case against Sir […]...

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June 21, 2018 Campaign Finance, Just In, The Mix

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 Owens, […]...

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June 11, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hickenlooper names judge who presided over trial of Aurora theater shooter to CO Supreme Court

Gov. John Hickenlooper, cementing his imprint on Colorado’s Supreme Court, on Wednesday appointed Judge Carlos A. Samour Jr. to the state’s highest court. Samour, formerly […]...

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May 30, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Colorado’s high court: There’s no such thing as teacher tenure

The Denver teachers who challenged a landmark state law that allows school districts to put certain experienced educators on unpaid leave lost their cases Monday. […]...

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March 12, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In, The Mix

Supreme Court orders judge to justify hiding records about misconduct in DA George Brauchler’s office

The state Supreme Court has granted The Colorado Independent’s emergency petition for help in our fight to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in a death […]...

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February 8, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Indy takes fight over Brauchler’s office misconduct files to Supreme Court

The Colorado Independent has turned to the state Supreme Court for help in our fight to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in a death penalty […]...

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February 1, 2018 Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Judge orders Aurora to conduct balancing test in suit challenging denial of police IA records

Citing two Colorado Supreme Court decisions, a judge has ordered the Aurora Police Department to produce a written analysis of “pertinent factors” it did not […]...

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January 30, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawsuit challenges Aurora’s ‘blanket policy’ of rejecting requests for police internal affairs files

The city of Aurora’s “blanket policy” of denying open records requests for police internal affairs files, apparently without regard to the facts and circumstances of […]...

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December 19, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Should judges in Colorado be able to seal criminal court records without a uniform standard on secrecy?

In a terse letter, a committee of the Colorado Supreme Court has rejected CFOIC’s call for a uniform standard for sealing court files in criminal […]...

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December 13, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

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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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