Colorado Supreme Court

12:01pm

Thu July 10, 2014
Same-Sex Marriage

Boulder County Clerk Cleared To Continue Issuing Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Supporters at the U.S. Supreme Court in June, 2013. The court invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act, which denied federal benefits to gay couples who are legally married in their states, including Social Security survivor benefits, immigration rights and family leave.
Credit Photo Phiend / Flickr-Creative Commons

5:05pm

Wed July 9, 2014

4:27pm

Mon June 30, 2014
Oil and Gas

Group Cleared For Signature Gathering As Special Session Hopes Dwindle

A drilling rig works north of Highway 392 east of Windsor.
Grace Hood KUNC

9:51am

Tue January 14, 2014
Environment

CSU Study Brings Science To Solve South Platte River Problems

Outline of the S. Platte Alluvial Aquifers in Northeast Colorado Showing Division 1 Water Districts 2, 1, and 64.
"HB12‐1278 Study of the South Platte River Alluvial Aquifer" Colorado Water Institute

Colorado’s drought problems may have faded into recent memory. Heated debates over water have not. Along the South Platte, irrigation well owners are hoping a long-awaited study will help them gain more access to their water.

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2:50pm

Fri August 2, 2013
The Two-Way

Supreme Court Denies California Delay On Prisoner Release

A California Department of Corrections officer looks on as inmates at Chino State Prison exercise in the yard in 2010.
Kevork Djansezian Getty Images

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant California an extension on an order issued by the justices more than two years ago for the state to release some 10,000 inmates from its overcrowded prisons.

The high court's original May 2011 ruling held that congested conditions in the California's 33 prisons amounted to cruel and unusual punishment as defined by the Eighth Amendment. The court gave the state two years to comply with an order to free the prisoners and alleviate the overcrowding.

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