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Police turning minor traffic stops into full-blown searches for marijuana have been a frequent source police-community friction. In this case, Loveland police turned a minor traffic stop into a full-blown search that turned up nothing.
The ACLU of Colorado and the national ACLU Women’s Right Project took the first steps towards filing a lawsuit against a Jefferson County public charter school that illegally fired teacher Heather Burgbacher for asserting her right to pump breast milk for her infant child while at work.
ACLU lawyers filed suit against the Colorado State Patrol in the wrongful death of an unarmed Grand Junction man who was shot at point-blank range and killed in the summer of 2010 when he refused to allow officers to enter his home without a warrant.
ACLU attorneys allege that Denver police unlawfully targeted plantiff Jose Sanchez and entered the home of his girlfriend, plaintiff Joshinna Carreras, without a search warrant.
In October, 2008, Weld County deputies searched the Greeley office of Amalia’s Translation and Tax Service, a tax preparation and translation service whose customers primarily come from the immigrant and Spanish-speaking community.
In this medical malpractice case, a mother sued a hospital on behalf of her daughter, who was born with serious injuries. As an initial disclosure in discovery, the mother turned over the medical records connected to her pregnancy and a previous pregnancy.
Administrators at Louisville's Monarch High School were seizing students’ cell phones, reading text messages, and transcribing messages the administrators deemed incriminating.
The ACLU of Colorado called upon the Colorado Public Utilities Commission and Colorado Attorney General to investigate reports (first made public in a May 11, 2006 USA Today article) that telephone companies were voluntarily divulging private phone records to the National Security Agency without a warrant or other court process.
This case involves the unconstitutional arrest and imprisonment of a student and CopWatch volunteer, Evan Herzoff, who was guilty of nothing more than asking for a police officer’s business card.
Deborah Davis was a passenger commuting to work on a public RTD bus that crosses the property of the Federal Center in Lakewood.