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Tag Archives: U.s. Supreme Court

Abortion rights are on the line at the Supreme Court. What does that mean for Colorado?

Sarah Weddington, the lawyer who at age 27 successfully argued Roe v. Wade at the U.S. Supreme Court, figured the landmark ruling that legalized abortion […]...

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July 24, 2018 Civil Rights, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, Public Policy, The Beats, The Mix

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

Judge: Douglas County schools must pay private school tuition for student at center of special education lawsuit

A federal judge ruled Monday in favor of a Douglas County couple who’d sought reimbursement from the Douglas County School District for their son’s education […]...

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February 13, 2018 Chalkbeat, Education, Just In

Colorado Supreme Court ordered to reconsider Douglas County school voucher case

The Colorado Supreme Court must reconsider its ruling against a private school voucher system created by the Douglas County School District, the U.S. Supreme Court […]...

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June 28, 2017 Education, Just In, The Mix

Douglas County voucher supporters encouraged by Supreme Court decision in similar case

A significant U.S. Supreme Court ruling Monday on a church-state issue opens a new chapter in a court fight over a Douglas County private school […]...

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June 27, 2017 Politics, The Mix

U.S. Supreme Court to review Missouri case with ties to Douglas County School District

Update: the U.S. Supreme Court held full oral arguments on the Trinity case on Wednesday.  Justice Sonja Sotomayor was the only Justice to question whether the […]...

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April 19, 2017 Just In, The Mix

DougCo kills latest voucher program

The deeply divided Douglas County Board of Education last week actually voted unanimously on a controversial issue: vouchers. The board, on a 7-0 vote, killed […]...

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November 22, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Does Cory Gardner need a civics lesson on court appointments?

Sen. Cory Gardner was just offered something most millennials would kill for: free college. Taking inspiration from the late Harper Lee’s 1966 offer to help […]...

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March 23, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: The ‘war on women’ will get hotter

It was no coincidence that the three justices most actively engaged in the Hobby Lobby contraceptive-mandate argument were the three women justices. It’s not just […]...

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March 28, 2014 Civil Rights, Health, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats
Independence Institute on Obamacare: It’s not about the Commerce Clause

Independence Institute on Obamacare: It’s not about the Commerce Clause

The Independence Institute, a Denver-based free-market think tank that has lead the charge in Colorado against the Affordable Care Act, has filed what it is calling two "potentially game changing" briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court. The court this...

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March 26, 2012 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

The Colorado Media Project is committed to sharing new, inspiring ideas about the future of news that are timely and relevant to our Colorado community. Join us […]

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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