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Colorado Death Row

ACLU Still Pushing For Secret Nathan Dunlap Execution Documents

The Colorado Independent | Susan Greene | Posted 05.26.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Susan Greene. When Gov. John Hickenlooper this week blocked the execution of Nathan Dunlap, he called for a statewi...

Colorado Killer's Reprieve Sharply Criticized

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 07.23.2013 | Denver

DENVER — Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper's decision to block the execution of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap for as long as he is governor inf...

Hickenlooper May Announce Dunlap Execution Decision Soon

Posted 05.22.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper may announce the fate of death row inmate Nathan Dunlap as early as Wednesday. Hickenlooper's spokesman Eric Brown told The ...

Colorado Officials Decline To Detail How Dunlap Will Be Executed

The Colorado Independent | Susan Greene | Posted 07.21.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Susan Greene. While political observers speculate on the factors shaping Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's thinking...

ACLU Suit: Disclose The Death Penalty Protocols

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

The ACLU of Colorado filed a lawsuit Tuesday morning contending that the state's secretive death penalty protocols violate the public's right to know....

CO's Death Penalty System Too Broken to Use: Commute Dunlap's Sentence

Richard Bloch | Posted 07.20.2013 | Denver
Richard Bloch

Something is clearly wrong with our state when all the death sentences are coming out of one county. We are in a crisis when our state, which is 4.3 percent African-American, has a death row that is 100 percent African American. A broken system has produced flawed results.

Lawyers Challenge Execution Procedures

Posted 07.09.2013 | Denver

Attorneys for a man awaiting an execution date this summer have filed another legal offensive to stave of his execution. Nathan Dunlap's attorneys...

Daily Camera: Hickenlooper Should Grant Dunlap Clemency

The Boulder Daily Camera | | Posted 07.06.2013 | Denver

If Gov. John Hickenlooper does not grant clemency, Nathan Dunlap is scheduled to be executed by the state of Colorado the week of Aug. 18. The so-cal...

Colorado Lawmakers Take On Repeal Of Death Penalty

Posted 05.15.2013 | Denver

The whirlwind legislative session continues as Colorado lawmakers expect to take up a bill that would repeal the death penalty. The last time the ...

Appeals Exhausted For Colorado Chuck E. Cheese's Killer

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard & Susan Greene | Posted 04.22.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard and Susan Greene. The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of death-ro...

U.S. Supreme Court Turns Down Appeal Of Colorado Death Row Inmate

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 02.19.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A Colorado judge can schedule the state's first execution in 15 years after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from an inm...

Nathan Dunlap Denied Death Row Appeal

Posted 04.16.2012 | Denver

Nathan Dunlap, one of three men on Colorado's death row, was denied an appeal of his death sentence Monday. In March his legal team had asked a feder...

Colo. Death Row Inmate Argues To Overturn Death Sentence

Posted 03.22.2012 | Denver

One of the three men on Colorado's death row asked a federal court Tuesday to overturn his death sentence citing mental illness. Nathan Dunlap, 37...

Death Row Inmates Win Exercise Outside

Posted 09.27.2011 | Denver

Keeping inmates from exercising outdoors for a prolonged period of time constitutes cruel and unusual punishment, according to a 1987 ruling by the 10...