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Ames Moot Court Final Round – November 13, 2018

Welcome to CR-CL’s Live Blog of the Ames Moot Court Finals! Please scroll down for the live blog. We’ll start blogging shortly before 7:30 pm on November 13, 2018. The Ames Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for appellate brief writing and...

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Marsy’s Law: Harmful to Defendants

The 2018 midterms saw the passage in several states of Marsy’s Law: a law that elevates the “rights” of victims at the expense of criminal defendants. Marsy’s Law gives crime victims certain procedural rights, such as the right to be notified of a defendant’s release...

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On the Ballot in 2018: Slavery

Amendment A: Shall there be an amendment to the Colorado constitution that prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude as punishment for a crime and thereby prohibits slavery and involuntary servitude in all circumstances? On November 6th, 2018—153 years since the...

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