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The scene at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorder's Office on Nov. 6, 2012. (credit: Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Colorado Likely to Be a Major Test for New SCOTUS Decision

It’s highly likely that the floodgates the U.S. Supreme Court recently opened for Campaign Fundraising will be directing historic levels of cash to Colorado’s 2014 election.

04/03/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Proposal Aims To Stop Mug Shot Posting For Profit

Companies that post people’s police mug shots online and then charge for their removal would face criminal penalties under a bill advanced Monday in the Colorado Senate.

03/24/2014

Sir Mario Owens, left, and engaged couple Vivian Wolfe and Javad Marshall-Fields (credit: CBS)

Supreme Court Keeps Death Penalty Case File Sealed

The U.S. Supreme Court is refusing to order Colorado to open the case file of a man on death row.

02/24/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Bill Would Require Removal Of Mug Shots Online

Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would require commercial websites to remove a person’s mug shot if they were never convicted of the crime for which they were arrested.

01/28/2014

Steven Zansberg (credit: jschoollegal.org)

Colorado Open Government Alliance Gets New President

Attorney Steven Zansberg has been elected president of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.

01/16/2014

James Holmes in court on Sept. 30, 2012 (credit: Bill Robles)

Fox Reporter’s Lawyers Seek To Keep Sources Secret In Holmes Case

New York’s highest court is considering whether state law protects a Fox News reporter from having to reveal the names of her sources for a story about James Holmes.

11/11/2013

Michael Carr's campaign sign on his home in the Cheesman Park Neighborhood is in violation of zoning codes. (credit: CBS)

Man Settles With Denver Over Oversized Political Sign For $1

Michael Carr sued the city for violating his First Amendment rights. He was cited for posting an oversized political campaign sign in his front yard.

04/12/2013

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Judge: Law On Colorado Ballot Measures Unconstitutional

A federal court says a Colorado law requiring that only state residents be allowed to circulate ballot petitions is a violation of the First Amendment.

04/02/2013

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‘Revenge Porn’ Website Has Colorado Women Outraged

A website operated from Colorado Springs that harvests hundreds of nude and explicit pictures and then displays them on the site has Colorado women outraged after their most private photos showed up unexpectedly.

02/03/2013

An photo of Carly McKinney on Twitter (credit: Twitter)

Racy Twitter Updates Land Overland High Teacher In Hot Water

A teacher in the Cherry Creek School District has been put on paid leave as the district investigates her Twitter account.

01/29/2013

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