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Justice Derailed: A case study of abusive and unconstitutional practices in Colorado city courts - ACLU Colorado 2017

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A multi-year investigation by the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado (ACLU) has revealed that many municipal courts across the state persistently ignore constitutional and statutory standards. This paper documents some of these troubling and unlawful practices through a case study of one particular municipal court. The Alamosa Municipal Court, under the sole leadership of Judge Daniel Powell, stands out for the seriousness and frequency of its violations of criminal defendants’ rights.


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