Jackson, Spivey Pursuing New Opportunities

August 27, 2012

This month, Colorado Law congratulates and bids farewell to two valued members of its community, Scholar-in-Residence Darrell “DJ” Jackson and Assistant Dean Mike Spivey. Both men will be leaving Colorado Law in August to pursue new opportunities.

August 2012 Legend of the Month: Vine Deloria, Jr.

August 27, 2012

This month, Colorado Law pays tribute to another truly legendary alum, Vine Deloria, Jr., a lawyer and theologian, known to many as the leading American Indian intellectual of the 20th century. Deloria, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, was born in 1933 in Martin, South Dakota, near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation...

Welcome Class of 2015: Dean Phil Weiser's Class of 2015 Orientation Speech

August 27, 2012

Welcome, Class of 2015. My name is Phil Weiser and I have the honor and privilege of being the dean at Colorado Law. You are 153 strong and a great group of individuals, coming from a set of diverse backgrounds and life experiences. Collectively, Colorado Law is a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive community of outstanding students, faculty, staff, and alums. You are now part of this great tradition...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Keynote Bench and Bar Conference

August 16, 2012

Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will give the keynote address at the University of Colorado Law School’s upcoming Gathering of the Bench and Bar Conference, which will take place September 19-21 in Boulder.

August Legend of the Month: Stephanie Lynch 2007

July 27, 2012

This past year, the Colorado Law community marked the passing of our dear friend and dedicated community servant, Stephanie D. Lynch. Lynch was born in St. Paul, MN, and married her husband Jeffrey in Eldorado Springs, CO in June of 1984.

Colorado Law Faculty Summer Conferences and Workshops

July 9, 2012

For students, summer means a break from classes and a chance to pursue internships; for faculty, it means a chance to be productive in ways other than teaching. Colorado Law faculty members are sponsoring a number of conferences hosted on campus this summer.

Legend of the Month: Penfield Wallace Tate II

June 29, 2012

This month the Colorado Law community takes a moment to honor the life and accomplishments of another one of our most distinguished alums, Penfield “Pen” Wallace Tate II. Born and raised in New Philadelphia, Ohio, Tate was the second eldest of ten children.

Class of 2011 Employment Numbers Improved

June 29, 2012

Showing an improved placement percentage over recent years, 160 of the 176 graduates in the Colorado Law class of 2011 (91%) reported employment nine months after graduation. “Supporting graduates in finding meaningful and valuable employment is a central mission at Colorado Law,” said Dean Phil Weiser...

Colorado Law Mourns Oscar Miller

June 26, 2012

The Colorado Law community is deeply saddened by the passing of one of Colorado Law’s esteemed professors and directors of the law library, Oscar Miller. Miller was drafted into the U.S.

NRLC Conference Explores Low-Carbon Energy Future

June 6, 2012

Natural Resources Law Center’s summer conference examines a low-carbon energy blueprint for the American West. Former Governor Bill Ritter ('81), currently the executive director of the Center for the New Energy Economy (CNEE), will be the keynote speaker...