Trump trial

Dozens of state AGs, GOP officials tell Colorado Supreme Court to keep Trump on ballot

BY: - December 4, 2023

More than a dozen attorneys general from Republican-controlled states topped a long list of parties who have filed briefs in a legal challenge to former President Donald Trump’s constitutional eligibility to appear on Colorado’s 2024 ballot. The Colorado Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case this week, after a Denver District Court judge […]


The time to reject autocracy is now

BY: - November 30, 2023

Former President Donald Trump is an adversary of the United States, and an adversary of a country cannot pretend to lead it. Most Americans understand that straightforward maxim, and they do not comprehend how the most notorious enemy of the government can expect to assume that government’s highest office. Trump has his base. He has […]

Colorado Supreme Court schedules hearing in Trump 14th Amendment case

BY: - November 24, 2023

The Colorado Supreme Court agreed to consider appeals in a case over whether former President Donald Trump should be barred from the state’s 2024 primary ballot. The Denver-based court Tuesday scheduled oral argument for Dec. 6. The case stems from a lawsuit filed by six Colorado voters who argue that Trump is disqualified from office […]


The Trump ruling in Colorado is wrong. The judge all but said so herself.

BY: - November 23, 2023

The ruling in a Colorado case over whether Donald Trump is eligible to be president again came down in his favor on a key point. But the judge gravely erred on that one point, as should be clear to anyone who followed testimony in the case and honestly weighed the relevant constitutional scholarship. Another tell: […]

Case seeking to bar Trump from 2024 ballot appealed to Colorado Supreme Court

BY: - November 21, 2023

The widely anticipated next phase of a challenge to former President Donald Trump’s constitutional eligibility to seek office again began on Monday with separate appeals filed by Trump and the plaintiffs who brought the case to the Colorado Supreme Court. A Denver District Court judge ruled last week that Trump should be placed on Colorado’s […]

Colorado judge rejects attempt to bar Trump from 2024 ballot under ‘insurrection’ clause

BY: - November 17, 2023

A Colorado judge has ordered the state’s top elections official to place former President Donald Trump on the 2024 primary ballot, rejecting a lawsuit from a group of voters who argued the Republican frontrunner is constitutionally ineligible to hold office under a Civil War-era insurrection clause. “The Court orders the Secretary of State to place […]


The Colorado case against Trump is clear. Will the court follow the law?

BY: - November 16, 2023

The trial over whether former President Donald Trump should be disqualified from the Colorado presidential ballot can seem complex. So let’s step back for a moment and look at the basics. Based upon all available evidence, Trump understood that he lost the 2020 election, but he lied to the American people about the results, claiming […]

‘Unprecedented’ Trump 14th Amendment trial in Colorado comes to a close

BY: - November 16, 2023

A trial in a landmark case seeking to bar former President Donald Trump from Colorado’s ballot concluded on Wednesday with closing arguments from Trump’s legal team, the Colorado Republican Party, the state’s top elections official and the plaintiffs who say a Civil War-era constitutional amendment makes the 2024 GOP frontrunner ineligible to hold office again. […]

Colorado judge to hear closing arguments in case seeking to bar Trump from ballot

BY: - November 15, 2023

A Colorado judge on Wednesday will hear closing arguments in a lawsuit that seeks to bar former President Donald Trump from the state’s 2024 ballot under a Civil War-era insurrection clause. Six Colorado voters have sued Trump and Secretary of State Jena Griswold in Denver District Court, arguing that the former president’s actions in relation […]

Testimony on 14th Amendment continues on final day of Colorado Trump trial

BY: - November 3, 2023

The final day of a weeklong trial in a challenge to former President Donald Trump’s constitutional eligibility to seek office again began with a protracted dispute over how much expertise an expert witness called by Trump’s legal team really had. Robert Delahunty, a retired law professor and legal commentator who acknowledged he’d never before given […]

Colorado Rep. Ken Buck criticizes Jan. 6 committee process in Trump trial testimony

BY: - November 2, 2023

One day after announcing his retirement from Congress citing his party’s “lying” about the 2020 election and the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Republican U.S. Rep. Ken Buck of Windsor testified in court alongside multiple prominent election deniers and cast doubt on the findings of the congressional committee that investigated the attack. Buck […]

Testimony from election deniers begins Trump’s defense in Colorado 14th Amendment trial

BY: - November 2, 2023

A series of tense exchanges between plaintiffs’ attorneys and witnesses called by former President Donald Trump’s legal team characterized the opening stages of Trump’s defense in a Colorado trial to determine whether he is ineligible to seek office under the Constitution’s “insurrection” clause. Several of the witnesses called by Trump’s attorneys are close allies of […]