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Mitch Morrissey, term-limited as Denver DA in 2017, considers running again...

Former three-term Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey may run for the job again next year. Morrissey confirmed his consideration of a re-election bid during a...

GREENE: In opposing appeal of landmark oil-and-gas ruling, Hick is more...

A constitutional crisis. The phrase kept popping up Thursday when Attorney General Cynthia Coffman seemed to have bucked Gov. John Hickenlooper’s wishes by appealing a...

Rep. Joe Salazar rules out run for governor for a shot...

State Rep. Joe Salazar announced today he will run for Attorney General in the 2018 election. Salazar, a Thornton Democrat, is currently in his...

Abortion politics flare as fetal homicide bill advances

DENVER — Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee advanced a fetal homicide bill Wednesday night that, for limited use, would write “personhood” language associated...

Wiretap: Bombing Tikrit; Horrible Longmont crime not murder

Bombing Tikrit The New York Times editorial board calls Obama's decision to bomb the Iraqi city of Tikrit a dangerous escalation "without providing a shred...

Gaspar case highlights complaints leveled at Ken Buck’s Weld County office

The plan aimed to encourage undocumented residents to help bolster public safety by reporting crimes. Critics now say the plan was either half hearted or mostly politics.

Attorneys, Scholars Raise Questions about Constitutionality of Colorado Death Penalty

Colorado’s death penalty is not only massively expensive, critics say it is also unconstitutional because it is so randomly sought.

Colorado’s Death Penalty: Spending Millions to Execute Almost No One

With a bill to repeal the death penalty likely to be introduced in the 2013 Colorado Legislature, there are bound to be philosophical arguments about the merits of capital punishment. One thing that seems beyond debate, though, is that ending the death penalty could save Colorado taxpayers a lot of money.

Boulder County prosecutor dropping marijuana cases

Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett announced today via Twitter that his office would drop all pending prosecutions of adults for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and/or possession of marijuana paraphernalia.

Virginia health reform ruling bolsters case made by Suthers

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers took a lot of heat when he joined with nearly 20 Republican attorneys general to file a lawsuit against the national health care reform legislation just days after it passed. Detractors saw the suit as a bitter move less about law than about political spectacle. Defenders of Suthers told the Colorado Independent that Suthers was vindicated on Monday when a federal judge in Virginia declared a key provision of the health care law unconstitutional.