Gold Dome: Denver Homeless Sweeps Case Settled

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Civil rights attorney Jason Flores-Williams announced yesterday that the City and County of Denver reached a proposed settlement with a class of homeless plaintiffs who said the city violated their due process rights with its practice of “homeless sweeps.” More information will come out tomorrow.

Colorado’s data privacy law could be nullified by a federal law currently under consideration. A U.S. Senate bill would preempt the state law but could end up taking cues from regulations in Colorado, California, the EU or all of the above.

Colorado’s “red flag” bill is on the path to being signed, but there are still questions surrounding it.

Republicans will have to wait for their chance to challenge the legislation that turns over the state’s electoral votes to the national popular vote winner. They can begin collecting signatures for a ballot measure only after Gov. Jared Polis signs the bill or it lingers on his desk for 10 days.

The Denver Fire Department is following the Police Department by encrypting its radio signals. The department said the move is being done to allow for easier communication with police.

Democratic presidential hopefuls are backing a bill to remove marijuana from the list of federally controlled substances. While it wouldn’t set up any system for regulation of the substance, it would effectively legalize it.

A House committee has released two letters it sent to a former deputy White House counsel and President Donald Trump’s tax attorney requesting their appearance for a “transcribed interview” regarding Trump’s financial disclosure reporting and reimbursements to Michael Cohen for payments to women who alleged they had affairs with Trump before the 2016 election.

The U.S. Supreme Court said in a 5-3 decision that the government can execute a prisoner if he doesn’t remember committing his crime but not if he doesn’t understand why he has been “singled out” to die.

DIA might be one of the most magical places in Denver, judging by this talking gargoyle that showed up for the airport’s birthday.

A Denver lawyer, along with a group of 73 South Asian American women lawyers, is urging Colorado’s senators to oppose the confirmation of Neomi Rao to the D.C. Circuit bench

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