Colorado Law Hosts Getches Symposium

April 30, 2012

Colorado Law paid tribute to the late David H. Getches with a symposium in honor of his contributions to the legal community, and dedicated an art installation and newly named legal clinic in David's honor. 

Symposium in Honor of David H. Getches, April 26-27

April 26, 2012

David H. Getches led a luminous life of public service as Founding Director of the Native American Rights Fund, historic litigator for Indian tribes, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, valued board member and chair of leading non-profit organizations, revered teacher, and Dean of the University of Colorado Law School for eight years...

American Indian Law Clinic 20th Anniversary

April 26, 2012

The American Indian Law Clinic (AILC) at Colorado Law was established 20 years ago as one of the first legal clinics devoted to American Indian advocacy and education. Organized by Professor and AILC Clinic Director Jill Tompkins, the 20th anniversary will welcome alumni and will remember the AILC's transformative work in Indian child welfare...

Advanced Natural Resources Law Seminar Students Explore Colorado Plateau

April 21, 2012

Students in Professor Sarah Krakoff’s Advanced Natural Resources Law seminar hit the road over spring break to travel the Colorado Plateau for an interactive learning experience that included everything from gaining a first-hand understanding of water rights and building a teepee on the Navajo nation...

Colorado Law Mourns Alum and Friend Gilbert Goldstein

April 17, 2012

Colorado Law is deeply saddened by the passing of Gilbert Goldstein. Goldstein graduated from Colorado Law in 1942, and went on to have a tremendously successful legal career. One of the school’s most distinguished alums, Goldstein epitomized success in practice of law, service, and generosity...

Colorado Law Students Investigate the Legal System in Quito, Ecuador

April 12, 2012

Fifteen Colorado Law students in the Comparative Family Law seminar spent eight days traveling across Ecuador and researching criminal justice and child protection law from the perspective of another culture. Led by Professors Colene Robinson and Ann England, students met with judges and the heads of government agencies in Quito...

Legal red lights flash over Simply Orange

April 9, 2012

It says Simply Orange on the label, but Coca-Cola’s juice drink has become the subject of legal action by an angry shopper for not being orangey enough. Nor is it alone but is merely one target in a flurry of lawsuits this year by parties demanding compensation from the likes of Coke and PepsiCo after their products allegedly failed to live up to their marketing...

Professor Takes High School Students to Washington for Moot Court Competition, Make it to Semifinals

April 8, 2012

Ten high school students from Denver, Thornton and Lyons had the experience of a lifetime when a University of Colorado law professor brought them to Washington, D.C., for a national moot court competition March 29-April 1, where one student advanced to the semifinals.

Colorado Law Mourns Jerie Torbeck

April 2, 2012

Colorado Law mourns the loss of Jerie Torbeck, an alumna and former employee, who passed away in her home on March 23, 2012 at the age of 69. She had been battling bulbar onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) since May 2011.