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Tenth Circuit

  • News

    September 4, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 27, 2014

    Thomas Silverstein: Thirty years of solitary not "cruel and unusual," judges insist

    After more than thirty years of solitary confinement -- including a quarter-century of good behavior, during which he committed no disciplinary infractions -- convicted killer Thomas Silverstein still poses too great a threat to other inmates, staff or himself to be allowed to circulate in the gener ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    Immigration: Supporters rally to stop the deportation of Imelda Valenzuela Gonzalez

    As Imelda Valenzuela Gonzalez headed into the Denver Immigration Court just before 8:30 this morning for a hearing on her deportation case, a crowd of supporters that had gathered on the sidewalk in front of the court building chanted in unison, "Si se puede!" When the 43-year-old mother of three e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Mike Zinna: Jeffco on hook for legal fees in costly court battle

    When developer-turned-muckraker Mike Zinna won a modest $1,791 judgement against a former Jefferson County commissioner in 2009, after years of convoluted intrigues and litigation, his supporters hailed the decision as an important, if largely symbolic, victory for the rights of online government cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    Thomas Mink and The Howling Pig: ACLU's illegal search case moves forward six years later

    "Junius Puke" in "The Howling Pig."​In December 2003, the Ault, Colorado home onetime UNC student Thomas Mink shared with his mom was raided by police. His crime? Satirizing a UNC professor named Junius Peake as "Junius Puke" in his self-published newsletter, The Howling Pig. Thus began a cou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Edward Nottingham: "Naughty" non-investigation proceeds with relentless inertia

    Complaints about former U.S. District Judge Edward Nottingham continue to hang fire.​Almost two years ago -- fittingly, on April Fool's Day -- Sean Harrington filed a complaint with the Colorado Office of Attorney Regulation Counsel requesting an investigation of U.S. District Judge Edward Not ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    A Fresh Start

    Fifteen years later, a childhood blunder is absolved -- in bankruptcy court.

  • News

    April 10, 2003

    The Message

    Is Channel 9 successful because of its people or its system?

  • News

    November 22, 2001

    Disorder in the Court

    Judge John Kane has seen too many casualties in the War on Drugs. Now he demands a government retreat.

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Derailing Affirmative Action

    Randy Pech says the government's disadvantaged business programs discriminated against his company. This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide if he's right.

  • News

    October 19, 2000

    Telling Tales Out of School

    After her retarded daughter was sexually assaulted, a mother decided to teach DPS a lesson.

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    A State of Denial

    Denver's legal team takes a beating in a police-brutality case.

  • News

    September 7, 2000

    Tit for Tat

    The juices are flowing in a battle between Federal Heights and its only strip club.

  • News

    March 9, 2000

    Out at Home

    For some immigrants convicted of a crime, deportation is not an option.

  • News

    February 11, 1999

    Bench Pressed

    The logjam in Denver's federal district court is one of the worst in the country. Blame Congress, Timothy McVeigh, greedy lawyers -- and judges who don't have time to judge.

  • News

    January 21, 1999

    Waiting to Exile

    Once permanent U.S. residents, these "non-deportables" are now locked up in what should be no man's land.

  • News

    July 4, 1996

    Down in the Dump

    How the people of Overland Park were forced to live next door to a radioactive "monolith"-- by the Environmental Protection Agency.

  • News

    June 8, 1994

    JUDGMENT DAY

    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.

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