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Court nixes Denver’s practice of jailing people who can’t pay $50...

A Denver court on Friday put an end to a practice by Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration of jailing criminal defendants for failing to...

ACLU suit accuses El Paso County sheriff of illegally detaining prisoners...

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

Colorado ACLU: If Aurora Police Taser use complied with policy, then...

You’ve probably seen the video already. More than 700,000 people have. It goes like this: It’s February 19, and Darsean Kelley is walking near...

Former instructor prevails in free speech lawsuit against Adams State

  In 2015, Danny LeDonne published a series of articles criticizing his former employer, Adams State University. The school retaliated with a “No Trespass Order”...

Denver police stop enforcing panhandling ordinance

Denver police will no longer ticket and arrest people for panhandling – at least until City Council rewrites Denver's rules to comply with the...

Court shoots down Grand Junction panhandling ordinance

Federal district judge Christine Arguello on Wednesday put an end to Grand Junction’s panhandling ordinance, ruling the law violates the First Amendment right to...

No legal protections for religious baker’s discrimination

The Colorado Court of Appeals ruled today that Masterpiece Cakeshop and its owner Jack Phillips violated Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Act by refusing to make a...

Colorado justices see potential ‘paradigm shift’ in school voucher case

DENVER — Is the state constitutional provision that requires Colorado to educate its children ultimately about providing educational instruction or about providing tax money...

Taxpayer tab keeps rising for Denver law-enforcement snafus

Denver law enforcement has racked up more than a half million dollars in legal fees for jailing innocent people its officers have misidentified.

ACLU Still Pushing for Secret Nathan Dunlap Execution Documents

When Gov. John Hickenlooper this week blocked the execution of Nathan Dunlap, he called for a statewide conversation about the death penalty. His decision to reprieve the Chuck E. Cheese’s murderer came weeks after Colorado lawmakers killed a bill to abolish capital punishment on grounds that the topic needs more public debate.