The police admitted wrongdoing, but Denver moved forward with a plan to reduce crowds and crimes downtown—by targeting food trucks that did nothing wrong.
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Denver Drops Effort To Criminally Prosecute Pickleball Enthusiast Who Made Small 'X's on City-Owned Gym Floor
The city is insisting that 71-year-old Arslan Guney pay nearly $5,000 to cover the alleged costs of restoring the gym floor.
Arslan Guney spent 10 hours in jail for making a few marks on a gym floor. He could still get three years in prison.
Denver cops received qualified immunity after performing a warrantless search of a man’s tablet and trying to delete a video he took of them beating a suspect.
The officers knowingly violated the First Amendment, said the court. But that doesn't matter.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Urged People Not To Travel for Thanksgiving Shortly Before Boarding His Flight
The mayor is traveling to Mississippi to spend the holiday with his wife and daughter.
Marijuana merchants, restaurants, and "mobile premises" can let customers partake if they get state and local approval.
Cops Destroyed This House To Arrest a Shoplifter. A Federal Court Says Police Don't Have To Pay for the Damage.
Are there any limits to what police can do in pursuit of a suspect? The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals apparently doesn't think so.
The restaurant industry would likely suffer under the legislation.
Denver NIMBYs are using historic preservation laws to stop a restaurant owner from selling his diner to a developer so he can retire.
Psychonautical Journalist Michael Pollan Says the FDA, Not Voters, Should Decide Who Gets to Use Psilocybin
The approach Pollan prefers will not get us to the destination he says he wants to reach.
The case against prohibition cannot depend on persuading people that certain substances are benign and beneficial.
The surprise results will embolden efforts by activists in other states to legalize psilocybin for medical and religious use.
UPDATED: What Does the Failure [or Success!] of Denver's Psilocybin Initiative Mean for the Future of Pharmacological Freedom?
Majority support for legalizing marijuana does not mean most Americans believe people have a right to control what they put into their bodies.
"Whether you're using this plant for a medical reason, or a spiritual reason, or a recreational reason, you should not be going to jail or losing your children for it."
Prosecutors have declined to file charges against the officer.
An agent who accidentally shot someone while dancing can't be around alcohol, but can keep his gun.
The rolling lounges are one of the few options for visitors who want to use marijuana but can't find pot-friendly lodging.
Mayor temporarily suspends the confiscation of survival gear from homeless during cold weather months.
Denver's newly approved pilot program won't include bars or restaurants with liquor licenses.
Denver voters rejected the idea that marijuana use should be confined to the home.
Mitch Morrissey tried to imprison activists for passing out jury nullification pamphlets.
The backers prefer to negotiate a solution with city leaders.
The city treats handing out pamphlets near a courthouse as a crime.
Denver Police Continue Harassing Jury Nullification Activists, One Day After a Federal Judge Told Them to Cut It Out
According to the cops, a stack of pamphlets is an illegal "encumbrance."
Denver Concedes Distributing Jury Nullification Pamphlets Near a Courthouse Is Constitutionally Protected
But it still won't drop charges against activists arrested for distributing jury nullification pamphlets near a courthouse.