Decision made against Brett Nelson

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — An appeals court has ruled that Brett Andrew Nelson can no longer file harassment claims against officials in court.

Nelson must obtain the court’s permission before filing any legal documents and is generally prohibited from contacting any judge or court staff himself.

Colorado’s second highest court agreed last month that the restrictions imposed on nelson did not unconstitutionally infringe upon his right to access the courts.

Judge Dennis A. Graham stated in his opinion that “limiting Nelson’s unfettered access to courts and court employees does not prevent him from representing himself; it prevents future instances of the criminal behavior for which he was sentenced.

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