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Greene: Copout

Friday’s deadline came and went for Beth McCann to make things right in one of Colorado’s longest and most twisted injustices. In choosing to perpetuate […]...

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January 27, 2018 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Greene: Beth McCann, Colorado’s newest innocence denier

Beth McCann won her seat as Denver District Attorney on a promise to restore public confidence in an office notorious for defending law enforcement at […]...

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January 23, 2018 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: There’s nothing sweeter than an exoneration. And also nothing sadder.

Twenty-nine years, two months, and 28 days. That’s how long it took Clarence Moses-EL to disentangle himself from a rape he didn’t commit, a 48-year […]...

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November 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: Jury finds Clarence Moses-EL not guilty

Update to “update”: Susan Greene is working on a post-mortem of the Moses-EL case. Update: Nearly three decades after going to prison for a rape […]...

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November 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Editor’s view: BAD FAITH

The retrial of Clarence Moses-EL for a 1987 sex assault starts Nov. 7th in Denver District Court. Moses-EL, 60, served 28 years in prison before […]...

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October 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Denver DA to retry case against Clarence Moses-EL, despite another man’s confession

Colorado’s Supreme Court has denied an emergency petition asking for a special prosecutor to replace the Denver District Attorney’s office in the case of Clarence […]...

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October 10, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Moses-EL case set for new trial with key evidence missing

The Denver District Attorney’s office is moving forward re-prosecuting Clarence Moses-EL for an attack to which another man has confessed. Mitch Morrissey’s chief deputy convinced […]...

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April 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

Denver DA’s office argues it should stay on Moses-EL case

  Denver’s District Attorney Mitch Morrissey’s office is fighting an attempt to disqualify it from an innocence case in which it has been accused of […]...

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March 9, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Mix

‘Bringing what was done in the dark into the light’

DENVER-- A Colorado man who has spent more than a quarter-century in prison for a rape in which the victim claimed her attacker’s identity came to her “in a dream” is appealing his conviction based on new evidence....

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December 2, 2013 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Politics, The Beats

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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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