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Bill Prohibiting Jail For Fines Heads To Hickenlooper

A proposal to stop jailing poor people for being unable to pay municipal court fines got approval from the Colorado Legislature Wednesday and it has been sent to the governor.

04/23/2014

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Revenge Porn Penalties Considered In Colorado

Using intimate photos or videos of significant others to humiliate them would be a crime under a bill being considered by lawmakers in Colorado, which is joining a growing number of states tackling the issue referred to as revenge porn.

04/18/2014

Rep. Dan Pabon, D-Denver, gives a sample of his DNA at a news conference on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Require DNA From All Misdemeanor Convicts In Colorado

Nearly all people going through Colorado’s criminal court system will have to submit DNA samples under a bill introduced at the Statehouse.

03/05/2013

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Suspected Ineligible Colorado Voters To Learn Status

People who received letters questioning their citizenship and right to vote will learn Wednesday what steps Colorado election officials plan next in the battleground state where every vote can be critical in close races.

08/29/2012

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ACLU: Legal Voters Questioned On Status In Colorado

U.S citizens are among those who received letters from Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler questioning their right to vote, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday.

08/28/2012

Criminal Libel Repeal Considered In Colorado

The crime of criminal libel is one of the oldest in Colorado’s books. One Colorado senator is looking to repeal the seldom-used law in an era when almost anyone can be a publisher online.

02/13/2012

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