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Kelsey Berreth murder case: Krystal Kenney eligible for placement in halfway house after serving 60 days 28.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The woman who cleaned up Kelsey Berreth's bloody apartment after her murder is eligible for placement in a local halfway house, though Krystal Lee Kenney[cq comment="cq"] has served only two months of her three-year sentence for her part in the crime.
Immigration attorneys required to wear masks, gloves to represent clients in Aurora detention center court 25.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado immigration attorneys are required by federal officials to wear gloves, masks and eye protection to represent clients in courtrooms inside the Aurora detention center -- the same equipment so desperately needed by medical professionals treating patients with the coronavirus. 
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Colorado nears 600 coronavirus cases with 116 new positive tests, reports outbreaks at 5 health care facilities 23.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Another 116 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus Sunday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in Colorado to 591.
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DOJ Wants Emergency Powers 22.3.2020 Outside the Beltway
How do we balance societal and individual rights during a pandemic?
Uneven response to coronavirus in Colorado courts leads to confusion, differing outcomes for defendants 21.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
“With 22 judicial districts spread across the state, you’re going to get 22 remedies for the judicial process."
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Trump’s Deportation Machine Is Still Churning Despite Coronavirus Outbreak 19.3.2020
Trump’s Deportation Machine Is Still Churning Despite Coronavirus Outbreak
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US government is shutting down immigration courts 18.3.2020 Raw Story
Citing coronavirus threats, the U.S. government has canceled all deportation hearings for immigrants not in detention after immigration judges and government prosecutors complained busy courts were putting them at risk of infection. This follows announcement that the Customs and Border authorities are pushing new asylum seekers back into Mexico – and now Canada – to […]
Colorado public defenders, advocates call for drastic change to prevent coronavirus in jails, prisons 18.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado's public defenders and a coalition of criminal justice organizations called Tuesday for drastic changes to the state's criminal justice system to prevent introduction of the coronavirus into jails and prisons.
Guatemala turns tables, blocking U.S. deportations because of coronavirus 17.3.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Guatemala, turning the tables on President Trump, halts deportation flights from the U.S. and closes its borders because of the coronavirus.

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Ohio Judges Are Releasing People From Jails to Fight Coronavirus. It’s a Good Idea. 17.3.2020 Mother Jones
To keep the novel coronavirus from spreading, public health officials are urging everyone to stay at home and distance themselves from others. But for the 2 million people in jails and prisons across the country, often crammed into crowded holding cells or dorm-style housing units, that’s simply not possible: Incarceration creates a perfect breeding ground for […]
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William Barr isn’t the first powerful official to defy the courts and risk legitimizing contempt for the law 16.3.2020 Raw Story
What happens to the rule of law when even the top law enforcement official in the land refuses to obey it? That’s the question raised in a stinging rebuke of Attorney General William Barr and his Justice Department that came from an unusual source earlier this year: Federal Appeals Court Judge Frank Easterbrook. Easterbrook excoriated […]
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Jury duty, court hearings continue as usual in Colorado; Denver federal courthouse bans at-risk people from entering 14.3.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Court proceedings, including jury selection, progressed as normal Friday across Colorado as judicial leaders continue to evaluate how to proceed amid drastic decisions to limit crowds to minimize the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Greenwood Village family whose house was destroyed by police takes case to U.S. Supreme Court 12.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The nation's highest court could decide whether a Greenwood Village family should be compensated by the city after a SWAT team blasted holes in their house's walls while looking for a shoplifting suspect hiding there.
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Editorial: When the U.S. uses migrants' therapy disclosures against them 10.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Trump administration required unaccompanied minors to take part in therapy sessions, then used their words against them in deportation proceedings.

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Making the environment conducive for justice 6.3.2020 Hindu: Health
In riot situations requiring urgent action, proactive intervention by the judiciary can prevent a slide into chaos
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19-year-old STEM school shooting suspect will not face death penalty 5.3.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The adult charged in the STEM School Highlands Ranch shooting will not face the death penalty.
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Caught in a bureaucratic web 4.3.2020 Hindu: Opinion
For Assam residents, the process became the punishment while proving citizenship before courts and tribunals
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Editorial: Congress is on its own in trying to hold Trump accountable 3.3.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A federal court abdicates its responsibility in the Don McGahn case.

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New NAFTA Curtails Corporate Tribunals, But Loopholes Remain 2.3.2020
New NAFTA Curtails Corporate Tribunals, But Loopholes Remain
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This is how democracy dies 2.3.2020 Raw Story
In this fast-paced century, rife with technological innovation, we’ve grown accustomed to the impermanence of things. Whatever is here now will likely someday vanish, possibly sooner than we imagine. Movies and music that once played on our VCRs and stereos have given way to infinite choices in the cloud. Cash currency is fast becoming a […]
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