As we've reported, a lawsuit known as Lobato v. Colorado (it's named for Center High grad Taylor Lobato) shook up the educational establishment when, in December 2011, a Denver District judge agreed with plaintiffs that school funding in the state is inadequate. The majority of the Colorado Supreme ... More >>
Earlier this week, we told you the story of a little boy in Montezuma County who suffered horrible abuse in his parents' care and was placed with a foster family. That family eventually intervened in the court case to terminate the parents' rights, offering information and cross-examining witnesses. ... More >>
Last year, marijuana activists asked the Colorado Supreme Court to hear the appeal of a precedent-setting case involving MMJ patient Jason Beinor, who was fired from his job for failing a drug test. Now, by a 3-2 vote, the Supremes have declined to take up the matter -- a decision the plaintiffs see ... More >>
FlickrOne of the most basic principles of the American legal system is the guarantee that what you tell the attorney representing you is confidential and can't be disclosed without your permission. That's an absolute. Unless, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled this week, you happen to be a vuln ... More >>
FlickrColorado does a miserable job of monitoring the guardians and conservators who control the finances -- and, in many cases, the living conditions -- of incapacitated adults, minor wards and other vulnerable populations, according to a scathing report released yesterday by the Office of t ... More >>
Monica Marquez.Clear the Bench Colorado's Matt Arnold -- the man behind an effort to vote out three current Supreme Court justices for allegedly unconstitutional rulings -- was far less than thrilled by Governor Bill Ritter's appointment of Monica Marquez to the court. Indeed, he says that i ... More >>
Clear the Bench's Matt Arnold says an overwhelming majority of Colorado voters will not be reelecting four Colorado Supreme Court Justices this fall, and he has the poll numbers to prove it. A phone survey of roughly 900 Colorado voters -- relatively evenly balanced between age, sex and poli ... More >>
Mary Mullarkey will leave the bench in November.During yesterday's announcement about her intention to retire in November, Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Mary Mullarkey said a vigorous campaign against her and three other justices had nothing to do with her decision. That's Mullarkey m ... More >>
Mark Grueskin wants judges to be evaluated in a thoughtful way.Matt Arnold doesn't shy away from a fight. The Arnold-fronted ClearTheBenchColorado.org, an organization lobbying against the retention of four current Supreme Court justices, was recently targeted by a campaign-finance complaint ... More >>
ClearTheBenchColorado.org's Facebook profile picture gives you a pretty good idea where Matt Arnold's coming from.It took the better part of a week, but Matt Arnold, the man behind ClearTheBenchColorado.org, has finally gotten the Denver Post to blink. On Tuesday, the paper published, "AG Su ... More >>
Denver's on an artistic collision course this weekend.
The Thong Show
Officers O'Bannon and Duncan have racked up an amazing number of Capitol Hill drug busts. And citizen complaints.
One woman's long, long journey to fix the parole system and free her husband.
A FITZSIMONS DOCTOR IS HAULED UP ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT CHARGES.