The Colorado attorney general’s review of Elijah McClain’s death is unprecedented. Here’s how it may go.
Experts say this appears to be the first time a Colorado governor has asked the attorney general’s office to serve as a special prosecutor on a case already decided on by a district attorney
Colorado’s former attorney general wanted grand jury investigation of priest abuse scandal — but didn’t get itBy Jesse Paul News Primary category in which blog post is published
Democrat attorneys general are among Trump’s largest roadblocks. Where does Colorado’s Phil Weiser fit in?By Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Man exonerated in rape case will receive nearly $2 million after Colorado attorney general drops compensation challenge
Clarence Moses-EL spent 28 years in prison after a rape victim said his identity came to her in a dream. Attorney General Phil Weiser says it was a “travesty of justice.”
Colorado lawmakers aim to close loophole that led appeals court to overturn foster parent’s child sex assault conviction
Senon Louis Ramirez’s child sex assault conviction was overturned in September, stoking calls for immediate changes to Colorado’s laws. But the issue has been swirling for years.
Colorado’s new attorney general wants $4.2 million for organizational makeover as part of big shift from his GOP predecessor
Phil Weiser, a Democrat, also said he will remove Colorado from a lawsuit challenging the Obama-era Clean Power Plan
Clarence Moses-EL could become the second person paid under the state’s exoneration law
Colorado’s new attorney general plans legal action against Trump administration over health care, citizenship question
Phil Weiser says “there is going to be an ongoing opportunity for us to join a range of lawsuits that are protecting our Colorado way of life (and) our population and standing up for the rule of law.”
Cynthia Coffman once had a bright political future. Here’s what Colorado’s GOP attorney general has to say as she leaves office.
The Colorado Sun interviewed Cynthia Coffman, who is preparing to leave office, about her future, the state of Republican politics and what went wrong in her gubernatorial bid
First-of-its-kind study of Colorado suicides reveals traumatized communities — for reasons that differ across the state
All four counties studied reported a slow economy and lack of jobs as risk factors for suicide
A jury acquitted Clarence Moses-EL of rape after 28 years in prison. But is that enough for him to be repaid for his time behind bars?
Colorado law creates a high burden for winning compensation following a wrongful conviction