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ACLU wins Weld Tax case

Ruling anticipated Monday morning in ACLU’s class action suit against Weld County District Attorney and Weld County Sheriffnto Law

UPDATE: THE JUDGE RULED IN THE ACLU's FAVOR-
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CONTACT: Mark Silverstein, ACLU Legal Director, 303-777-5482 x114

At a hearing set for Monday April 13 in the Weld County Courthouse, Judge James Hiatt is expected to announce his ruling on the ACLU’s request for a preliminary injunction in the class action case that challenges the investigation law enforcement authorities have called “Operation Number Games.”

The ACLU’s lawsuit, filed on behalf of Amalia Cerrillo and a class of approximately 5000 of her tax-preparation clients, alleges that Weld County Sheriff John Cooke and District Attorney Ken Buck are violating the privacy rights of thousands of law-abiding taxpayers by keeping copies of confidential information obtained in an illegal search of Ms. Cerrillo’s tax preparation service.

After hearing two days of evidence and legal argument on March 10 and 11, Judge Hiatt said he would announce his ruling at the April 13 hearing, set for 10:30 a.m. in Courtroom 11.

WHEN: April 13, 2009, at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: Courtroom 11, Plaza West, Weld County Courthouse, 910 10th Avenue, Greeley, CO

Enter on west side of building, on 10th Avenue. (Note: this is a different building and different courtroom than the location where the case was heard on March 10 and 11.)

About the ACLU of Colorado
The ACLU is a nationwide, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to defending and preserving the principles of the Bill of Rights through litigation, advocacy and public education.  The ACLU Foundation of Colorado works to protect the rights of all Coloradans.



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