Legal http://aspenpublicradio.org en Treatment vs Incarceration http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/treatment-vs-incarceration <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Earlier this year, an Aspen man was arrested after leading Sheriff’s deputies on a chase up Castle Creek Road.&nbsp; He is accused of threatening to harm the deputies and himself. &nbsp;At his first court appearance the defendant cursed the court and law enforcement officers yelling they should have killed him. &nbsp;As Aspen Public Radio's Roger Adams reports, thanks to a new sentencing alternative he might be able to avoid incarceration.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 14:02:19 +0000 Roger Adams 10487 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Treatment vs Incarceration Garfield County commissioner "confused" by federal government's recreational pot stance http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/garfield-county-commissioner-confused-federal-governments-recreational-pot-stance <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The federal government yesterday (Thurs., 8-29-13) said it won’t sue to stop recreational marijuana use in Colorado and Washington. The news comes a little over a week after Garfield County commissioners voted to ban recreational marijuana businesses in certain areas of the county. Aspen Public Radio’s Rebecca Kruth spoke to one of the commissioners who voted in favor of the ban and filed this report. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 17:36:15 +0000 Rebecca Kruth 6799 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Garfield County commissioner "confused" by federal government's recreational pot stance CrossCurrents - Anita Hill http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/crosscurrents-anita-hill <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); display: inline !important; float: none;">Anita Hill, subject of the documentary Anita, directed by Oscar winning filmmaker Freida Mock. Anita Hill be in Aspen for a screening of the film at Paepcke Auditorium on Monday July 29th at 7pm as part of Aspen Films New Views documentary series.</span></p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 14:51:18 +0000 Carolyne Heldman 5024 at http://aspenpublicradio.org CrossCurrents - Anita Hill NSA Lead Attorney Defends Phone Surveillance http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/nsa-lead-attorney-defends-phone-surveillance <p>Heavyweights in the security and intelligence world politely duked it out on stage yesterday. At the Aspen Institute’s annual security forum, the National Security Agency’s lead attorney defended a surveillance program. It one of those made public this summer by the now-famous former contractor Edward Snowden. On Thursday, longtime journalist and mediator Michael Isakoff got right to what has made it so controversial.</p><p></p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 06:49:42 +0000 Elise Thatcher 4717 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Live Broadcasts from the Aspen Security Forum http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/live-broadcasts-aspen-security-forum <p>The 2013 edition of the Aspen Security Forum from the Aspen Institute is shaping up to be an engaging array of people, ideas and issues. Aspen Public Radio has you covered with live broadcasts from the series. If you miss a broadcast, Aspen Public Radio will provide archive podcasts on demand for you within 24 hours of each event.<br><br>Here's the current broadcast schedule for the Aspen Security Forum on Aspen Public Radio</p><p><strong>Wednesday, July 17th at 6:00pm</strong>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 19:27:03 +0000 Rob St. Mary 4636 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Live Broadcasts from the Aspen Security Forum