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Detained Immigrants Sue Over Getting $1 A Day For Work

Immigrants who were detained at a Colorado facility while they awaited deportation proceedings are suing the private company that held them, alleging they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial work, sometimes under threat of solitary confinement.

07/10/2015

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Lawsuit: Immigrants Got $1 A Day For Work At Private Prison In Aurora

Immigrants who were detained at an Aurora facility while they awaited deportation proceedings are suing the private company that held them, alleging they were paid $1 a day to do janitorial work.

07/09/2015

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Gay Wedding Cake Case: Both Sides Make Compelling Arguments

A baker in Lakewood who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple because he says it would violate his religious beliefs is asking the Colorado Court of Appeals for help.

07/07/2015

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Religious Beliefs, Gay Rights Clash In Colorado Court Case Over Cake

A case that tests the boundaries of religious freedom and gay rights came to the Colorado Court of Appeals on Tuesday.

07/07/2015

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Colorado’s High Court Blocks School Voucher Program

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled that a school voucher program in suburban Denver violates the state constitution because it provides funding for students to attend religious schools.

06/29/2015

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Colorado Springs Officer Cleared In Videotaped Traffic Stop

A Colorado Springs police officer investigated for a videotaped traffic stop in which a black man was pulled from a car has been cleared of wrongdoing.

06/24/2015

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Woman Fired For Pumping Breast Milk At Work Reaches Settlement In Lawsuit

The American Civil Liberties filed the lawsuit against “Big League Haircuts” on behalf of Ashley Provino in 2013.

05/29/2015

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Mayor Hancock On Sheriff Department Review: ‘Nothing About Report Is Pretty’

Problems at almost every level — that’s the finding of a review of the Denver Sheriff Department. Mayor Michael Hancock ordered the review after a string of excessive force cases cost the city more than $9 million to settle.

05/21/2015

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Cases In Springs Traffic Stop Video Now In County Court After Racial Profiling Accusations

Two brothers have had their criminal cases emerging from a traffic stop transferred from city to county court after a video recording of their encounter with officers resulted in accusations of racial profiling against Colorado Springs police.

05/20/2015

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ACLU Video App For People Recording Police Comes To Colorado

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is bringing a smart phone app to the state that has been used by tens of thousands of people elsewhere to safeguard videos they record of law enforcement at work.

05/05/2015

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