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Tag Archives: First Amendment

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

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

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July 7, 2018 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns

Denver police open internal investigation into detaining of Colorado Independent editor

The Denver Police Department says it has opened an internal investigation into an incident in which The Colorado Independent’s Editor Susan Greene was handcuffed and […]...

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July 6, 2018 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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 grounding, […]...

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July 6, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, 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

Greene: DA George Brauchler is playing hide-and-seek with public records

This just in from the gulag department… Since we reported that George Brauchler has been trying to hide court records chronicling his office’s misconduct in […]...

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December 28, 2017 Greene, Just In, 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

Media: Are Colorado politicians violating your social media free speech rights?

A Virginia federal judge’s recent ruling that a school board member violated her constituents’ First Amendment free speech rights when she banned them from commenting on her official Facebook page […]...

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August 17, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado newspaper publisher: No lawsuit against senator for ‘fake news’ claim after all

Well, that escalated quickly— and then fizzled out. It turns out Grand Junction Daily Sentinel publisher Jay Seaton, who made national news two months ago with […]...

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April 27, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Listen: The Indy’s Corey Hutchins on the end of free speech zones on Colorado college campuses

The Colorado Independent’s Corey Hutchins appeared on Colorado Public Radio this morning to discuss the end of “free speech zones” on Colorado’s public university campuses. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper […]...

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April 24, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado newspaper hits back at lawmaker’s ‘fake news’ claim

Well this escalated quickly. When a Republican lawmaker in Grand Junction recently called his hometown newspaper “fake news,” the family-owned Grand Junction Daily Sentinel didn’t […]...

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February 16, 2017 Just In, 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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