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ABA and RMIAN Connect Denver Families on Immigration Court’s ‘Dedicated Docket’ with Pro Bono...

The ABA and RMIAN hope to make finding representation easier for those facing expedited asylum proceedings with a new pro bono portal.

Colorado Secretary of State Sues to Bar Mesa County Clerk From Overseeing 2022 Election

Colorado State Secretary Jena Griswold sued Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters to prevent her from overseeing 2022 elections.
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AG Phil Weiser Orders 11 COVID Testing Sites to Shut Down

Colorado AG Phil Weiser ordered 11 COVID testing sites to close over failure to get federally certified and report case results to the state.

Justices Sotomayor and Barrett Call to Fix the U.S. Sentencing Commission and Resolve Federal...

Justices Sotomayor and Barrett criticized discrepancies between federal district courts’ sentencing in a statement on Monday.
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Denver City Council to Start Year With New Legislative Legal Advisor, Anshul Bagga

The City Attorney Office’s Anshul Bagga will serve as the agency’s next Legislative Counsel, the CAO announced in a press release on Jan. 11.

OSHA Rule Goes into Effect as Employers Await Supreme Court Ruling on Stay

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Friday about OSHA's vaccine-or-test mandate but didn't block the rule before it took effect today.
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Justice Roberts Flags Financial Conflicts of Interest in Federal Judiciary Year-End Report

Justice Roberts published the federal judiciary’s year-end report with 2022 Judicial Conference priorities and data from the 2020 term.

Polis Reduces Rogel Aguilera-Mederos’ 110-Year Sentence to 10

Gov. Jared Polis commutes Rogel Aguilera-Mederos' sentence to 10 years and grants parole eligibility on Dec. 30, 2026.
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Colorado Governor Issues 1,351 End-of-Year Marijuana Pardons

The governor has now pardoned more than 4,000 people convicted of now legal marijuana possession since October 2020. 

Polis Grants Clemency, Marijuana Pardons, Commutes Aguilera-Mederos’ Sentence

Gov. Jared Polis announced on Dec. 30 that he has granted three commutations, 15 individual pardons and signed an Executive Order granting 1,351 pardons for convictions of possession of two ounces or less of marijuana.