Criminal Law

Colorado Law has an accomplished faculty teaching a wide range of criminal law topics. In addition to required courses in Criminal Law and Evidence, Colorado Law offers a wide range of electives from criminal procedure to advanced courses in white collar crime, computer crime, and other topics. Colorado Law also offers a wide variety of experiential offerings in the criminal law field, including the Colorado Innocence Project; clinics in criminal defense, appellate advocacy, and criminal and immigration matters; and externships with a variety of federal, state, and local prosecutors’ and public defenders’ offices.  


Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure: Adjudicative Process
Criminal Procedure: Investigative Phase
White Collar Crime
Computer Crime Law
Advanced Evidence: Forensic Science and the Criminal Courts
Capital Punishment in America
Courtroom Observation: Criminal
Crime Victims’ Rights: Counseling and Advocacy
Domestic Violence
Juvenile Justice
Post-Conviction Criminal Procedure
Theory of Punishment


Appellate Advocacy Clinic
Criminal Defense Clinic
Juvenile Justice Clinic


Violeta Chapin
Ann England
Aya Gruber
Carolyn Ramsey
Marianne Wesson
Ahmed White

Other Activities and Opportunities