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Federal appeals court rules EPA erred in finding counties met federal ozone limits
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Friday that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) erred in finding that certain counties were meeting current federal ozone limits. The EPA was ordered to reconsider the design (More)
US appeals court sends fossil fuel climate crisis lawsuit back to state court
The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed a district court's order refusing to remove a lawsuit against ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy from state to federal court on Tuesday. The lawsuit, originally filed in the District Court for the Coun (More)
Supreme Court rules states can restrict electoral college voters
The US Supreme Court unanimously upheld states' "faithless elector" laws on Monday, which either penalize or remove presidential electors who do not vote for the candidate they pledged to support. The court decided both challenges to "faithless elect (More)
Colorado governor orders investigation into police killing of Elijah McClain
Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued an executive order on Thursday directing Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser to investigate individuals involved with the death of Elijah McClain in Aurora, Colorado.The incident between McClain and officers (More)
Iowa governor signs ban on police chokeholds into law
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a police reform bill into law Friday, banning police officers' use of chokeholds. Additionally, the bill allows the Iowa Attorney General to investigate and prosecute officers for unlawful conduct, requires officers (More)
Gambian man living in US charged with torturing people in home country
US Attorney for the District of Colorado Jason Dunn announced Thursday that a Gambian man who had been living in Denver was indicted on torture charges for his actions in Gambia in 2006.Michael Correa was a former member of the Junglers, a Gambia (More)
Federal judge restricts use of tear gas, non-lethal projectiles by Denver police
A federal judge for the district of Colorado issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the Denver Police Department (DPD) on Friday.The TRO was issued in response to a complaint filed by four Denver residents on Thursday. The four have p (More)
DOJ intervenes in Maine quarantine case, district court denies preliminary injunction
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed on Friday a statement of interest in a case in the US District Court for the District of Maine concerning the mandatory self-quarantine of out-of-state visitors. The filing came as district court judge Lance W (More)
DOJ supports church suing to overturn Colorado governor's executive order
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a statement of interest on Friday in the US District Court for the District of Colorado in support of a Colorado church suing the governor over an executive order restricting church services.In response to (More)
Supreme Court concludes arguments for October 2019 term
The US Supreme Court concluded oral arguments on Wednesday for the October 2019 term by hearing two cases that may impact the upcoming presidential election.Chiafalo v. Washington and Colorado Department of State v. Baca both ask whether the Cons (More)
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