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Investigate the Colorado Judicial Branch

If members of the public are to accept the legitimacy of the court system, they must have trust in the personal character of its officers and the culture of its offices. But in Colorado, the integrity of the judicial branch is in doubt.

Meet the social worker flooding the Denver jail with books during...

Every day when April O’Dell goes to work at the Van Cise-Simonet Detention Center — Denver’s city jail — she lugs in as many...

Mental health crisis feared in Colorado jails and prisons due to...

From the moment Eva Ruiz opens her eyes in the morning until she lays her head down at night, she’s worrying about her son,...

Judge rules Fort Collins violated man’s constitutional rights when it prosecuted...

A Colorado district judge ruled on Thursday that the city of Fort Collins violated the U.S. Constitution when it prosecuted a man for sleeping...

Biden rolls back Trump policy on separation of migrant children from...

President Joe Biden signed three executive orders on Tuesday evening that will reverse controversial policies from the previous administration, including one that resulted in the separation of migrant children from their parents.

Immigrant legal defense fund sought by Colorado lawmakers

State Rep. Kerry Tipper, a Lakewood Democrat, plans to sponsor a bill to help low-income immigrants facing deportation pay for legal defense.

Private prison phase-out is welcome. Now do it for immigration.

Less than a week into his term, Biden issued an executive order that will phase out Department of Justice contracts with private firms that operate criminal detention facilities. It was a welcome move. But an incomplete one.

Denver officials didn’t give notice before large-scale homeless sweeps in part...

A federal judge issued a ruling on Monday requiring Denver city officials to give seven days notice before clearing most homeless encampments, or two...

‘Not acceptable, whatsoever’: Medicaid mismanagement draws lawmaker scrutiny

Colorado state lawmakers grilled leaders of the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing on Friday regarding a slew of serious noncompliance issues related...

ACLU files appeal to Colorado Supreme Court, wants Gov. Polis to...

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado on Thursday submitted an expedited appeal to the Colorado Supreme Court regarding the recent dismissal of a...

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