Colorado Rights Blog


  • James Fisher spoke at the ACLU of Colorado Bill of Rights Dinner about how he and the ACLU are working together to stop the criminalization of poverty for the thousands of Coloradans who are trapped in debtors’ prisons.

  • Our membership has quadrupled in the last six months, making it possible to do more than ever to protect civil rights and civil liberties in Colorado. Thank you to all our new members, supporters, and donors, and the ones who’ve been with us for years.

  • Leisel Kemp, whose brother Jason was killed by CSP after they entered his home without a warrant, spoke at the 2013 Bill of Rights Dinner about the ACLU’s legal advocacy on behalf of her family.

  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind is an original short film from the ACLU of Colorado about a man who has spent 17 years in solitary confinement and now suffers from debilitating mental illness.

CLE: Voters’ Rights and Voting Fraud

CBA Civil Rights Committee CLE

Voters’ Rights and Voting Fraud

Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2012
Time: Noon–1:30 p.m.
Place: CBA Offices, 1900 Grant Street, 3rd Floor Large Classroom
A discussion of voter identification requirements: Are these legitimate methods to prevent a real threat of voter fraud or a new obstruction to voting disproportionately affecting the old, students and minorities like unconstitutional poll taxes and literacy requirements of old.
Changes in procedures such as all mail ballots, same day registration and voting centers: How did these work in the 2012 election?
Secretary of State Scott Gessler
Denise Maes of the ACLU of Colorado and
Matt Crane, Arapahoe County Clerk and Recorder.


Cost: $15 Attendee (CBA Member, ACLU or ACS member, Colorado Defenders member)
$25 (Non Member)
includes lunch (please indicate if you need a vegitarian option when you RSVP)


RSVP: 303-860-1115 x727 or
Please register by Noon on Friday, February 21, 2014.


**Cancellations can be made only by calling 303.860.1115, X727 or by e-mail to**

Cancellations after Noon on February 21, 2014 will be responsible for payment.

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