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Constitution

Lawsuit Filed Over Grand Junction Panhandling

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging an anti-panhandling ordinance passed by the Grand Junction City Council.

03/20/2014

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Judge Rejects Holmes’ Challenge To Insanity Law

The judge in the Colorado theater shootings has rejected arguments by defense lawyers that state laws on insanity and the death penalty violate the Constitution.

05/29/2013

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DU Law Professor To Help Lawsuit Against New Gun Control Laws

According to David Kopel, a constitutional law professor at the University of Denver, background checks violate the U.S. Constitution.

04/14/2013

ACA supporters and protesters in front of the Supreme Court (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To Follow

The Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.

10/02/2012

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Presidential Hopeful Won’t Be On Colorado Ballot

A naturalized citizen who wanted to run for president despite not being American-born has lost his bid to get on the ballot in Colorado.

09/04/2012

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Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

colonies

Early American History Myths You Probably Believe

These early American history legends may be conventional wisdom, and some are even taught in school, but they definitely are not facts. The following myths originated from poems, stories that changed over time or historical […]

06/13/2012

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Colorado House Recites The U.S. Constitution

The newly Republican House in Washington recently read the federal Constitution aloud. Colorado’s newly Republican House followed their federal counterparts’ lead Wednesday morning and did the same. Some Democrats, including Minority Leader Rep. Sal Pace,

03/16/2011

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Colorado Lawmakers Try Again To Limit Ballot Measures

Colorado’s free-wheeling constitutional amendment process is under attack again by state lawmakers from both parties.

02/18/2011

Colorado Legislature (credit: CBS)

Amending How We Amend

Should the Colorado Constitution be as difficult to change for citizens as it is for a legislator? In his new CBSDenver.com blog entry Dominic Dezzutti writes that “it’s time the playing field was leveled.”

02/16/2011

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