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Nov. 15, 2022: Portrait conveys essence of trailblazing judge; Re-envisioning incarceration

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Judge Wiley Daniel Portrait
Courtesy John Holland
A portrait of the late Judge Wiley Daniel was recently unveiled at the Alfred A. Arraj Federal Courthouse in downtown Denver. Daniel was the first Black judge to be appointed to the federal court in Colorado.

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A new portrait in downtown Denver's federal courthouse pays homage to the late Wiley Y. Daniel, the first Black judge appointed to the federal bench in Colorado. Then, the head of Colorado’s prisons is stepping down. We reflect on Dean Williams' tenure through the Motus Theater's "JustUs" project. And ¿Quién Are We? tells the discovery story of Denver entrepreneur Victor Sosa, the "Plant Papi."