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Four Supreme Court Justices Face Tough Vote in Elections

Judicial-retention elections are traditionally quiet, noncontroversial affairs that barely get attention before Election Day.

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Ritter Seeks High Court’s Clarification on Campaign-Finance Rules

Gov. Bill Ritter has asked the Colorado Supreme Court to weigh in on a campaign-finance dispute over contribution limits.

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Colo. High Court May Say Yes To TV, But Not Until 2013

The Colorado Supreme Court is considering broadcasting its proceedings, but those telecasts — whether on cable television or the Internet — won’t begin until the new Ralph Carr Justice Center is completed in 2013, a top court official said Friday.

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Ritter And Legislature To Ask Supreme Court For Guidance On Citizens United

Bernie Buescher said Gov. Bill Ritter and the legislature will likely ask the state Supreme Court to issue a ruling to clarify what Citizens United will mean for Colorado election law.

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Suthers Says He Regrets His Remarks About Colo. Justices

A Republican blog last week reported that Colorado’s attorney general won’t support three of the four Colorado Supreme Court justices on the ballot in November. John Suthers isn’t talking, except to say that he wishes he had kept quiet

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What Colo. Opinion Writers Are Saying Today

They address Josh Penry’s planned exit from Colorado Senate, Rep. Cory Gardner’s questioning of membership fees Colorado pays, and Bill Ritter’s secret cell-phone bills.

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Ex-Justice O’Connor, State Justices Pushing To End Practice of Electing Judges

An old debate about whether judges should be elected or appointed is heating up again.

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New TV Authority’s Modest Budget Precludes Larger Ambitions

A new state authority set up to produce broadcasts of the Colorado House and Senate will next week consider a 2010 budget that allows for those broadcasts only.

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Amendment 54 Fight Heads To Supreme Court Tomorrow

Is Amendment 54 a valid way to fight pay-to-play politics or an unconstitutionally overbroad limit on political speech? The state’s highest court will hear oral arguments tomorrow in a case that will resolve that controversy.

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Former Sen. McElhany Is Latest To Accuse Taylor Of Professional Violation

Former Senate Minority Leader Andy McElhany has become the second Republican, after U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, to file an ethics complaint against Denver attorney Chantell Taylor of the nonprofit group Colorado Ethics Watch.

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