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Double check moves forward in Colorado’s court system

The Colorado Justice Department has cleared the way for a pair of independent investigations to proceed into judicial misconduct allegations and a cover-up at the highest levels of the state’s court system, nearly 10 months after the Denver Post first reported the scandal. Gave.

According to a news release, state officials finalized the contracts for investigation by a pair of Denver law firms on October 12 and Monday.

Chief Justice Brian Boatwright said the investigation into both cases would begin immediately. “We expect this process to last several months and provide timely updates as often as possible.”

One firm, Investigation Law Group, will investigate claims of widespread workplace harassment and sexism in the judiciary. Separately, RCT Ltd., led by former US Attorney Bob Troyer, will investigate an allegation that top judicial officials tried to use a $2.5 million contract to prevent a former employee from speaking out about that misconduct.

Former state court administrator Christopher Ryan alleged earlier this year that the employee, now former Judicial Department Chief of Staff Mindy Masias, was facing dismissal for financial irregularities when she accused judges and judges in a lawsuit. Threatened to expose misconduct by officials.

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