Colorado Law Students and Alumni Teach High School Students about the Constitution

December 3, 2012

The White Center’s Colorado Law Constitution Day Project celebrated Constitution Day, September 17, by teaching high school students about the Constitution. In its second year, the Constitution Day Project, brought 80 Colorado Law students and alumni, 30 local attorneys, and several Colorado Law faculty to over 100 high school classrooms...

Amicus Fall 2012 Issue Released

October 16, 2012

Amicus, Colorado Law's biannual alumni magazine, is now available. The fall 2012 issue covers Dean Phil Weiser’s first year at the helm of Colorado Law, and a number of new and ongoing initiatives.

Inaugural Professionalism Orientation for All First Year Law Students in Colorado

October 8, 2012

More than 400 first year law students gathered last month at the inaugural “For This We Stand” professionalism orientation, an initiative of Chief Justice Commission on the Legal Profession’s Working Group A, which focuses on opportunities for Colorado’s two law schools to engage with the larger legal community. Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Michael Bender (’67)...

U.S. Senator Headlines Energy Innovation Speaker Series

October 1, 2012

The University of Colorado Law School and the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship are extremely pleased to announce that U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman (New Mexico) will be the featured speaker for the 5th Annual Schultz Lecture, which begins the Energy Innovation speaker series...

Colorado Law Raises Record $6 Million, Funds Three New Professorships

September 13, 2012

Dean Phil Weiser led Colorado Law in a banner year of fundraising, helping the law school raise $6 million in outside donations, exceeding the $3.4 million mark of the previous year and raising over $1 million in the law school’s campaign to honor Dean David Getches. Notably, the fundraising efforts included support for three endowed professorships...

Frederic Bloom and Jennifer Hendricks Join Colorado Law Faculty

August 27, 2012

Colorado Law enthusiastically welcomes the two newest members of its faculty, Fred Bloom and Jennifer S. Hendricks. Both Hendricks and Bloom join the faculty as tenured associate professors.

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.