The so-called House "kill committee" has put to death a bill to legalize civil unions. The measure, sponsored by House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino, who is gay, failed despite having bipartisan support in the full House when the committee's five Republicans voted against it. But first, supporters ... More >>
Figuring some modest improvement is better than none, the Colorado House Judiciary Committee passed along a bill yesterday that's intended to make child and family investigators (CFI) and other professionals operating in family court more accountable -- after first amending and watering down its mos ... More >>
Matt Arnold.Matt Arnold, the man behind Clear the Bench, which aimed to throw the bums off the Colorado Supreme Court, has been on a losing streak. Colorado Ethics Watch came out on top in a dispute over whether Clear the Bench should have filed as an issues committee (although CEW was assess ... More >>
Matt Arnold.Matt Arnold of Clear the Bench Colorado, which aims to throw the bums off Colorado's Supreme Court, calls himself an "Army of one" -- and appropriately, he's been in plenty of battles lately. After losing a round to Colorado Ethics Watch and being forced to identify as a political ... More >>
Matt Arnold.The political pissing match between Colorado Ethics Watch and Clear the Bench Colorado, which wants to throw the bums off the state's supreme court, was resolved on Friday in CEW's favor. Granted, CEW will have to pay some court costs from a July hearing -- but Clear the Bench's M ... More >>
Photo by Timothy TiptonKurt Riggin heads to the Supreme Court.The Colorado Supreme Court has played host to some odd hearings over its history -- but few have been more unusual than the May 14 proceeding involving Kurt Riggin.
Riggin, who identifies himself as a tribal chief and judge of the ... More >>
DENVER ATTORNEY DAVID L. SMITH HAS MADE LIFE A LIVING HELL FOR HIS ADVERSARIES. NOW HE'S FEELING THE HEAT HIMSELF.OUT OF ORDER DAVID L. SMITH SAYS COLORADO'S FEDERAL JUDGES ARE OUT TO GET HIM. HE'S RIGHT.