University of Colorado Law School students, faculty, and staff stepped back from the exams and seminar papers that accompany the end of the semester to help those in need by assembling winter care kits for Boulder’s homeless and indigent communities.
Korey Wise, who was exonerated in a high-profile case in which five New York City teenagers were wrongly convicted, has pledged $190,000 to support the Innocence Project at the University of Colorado Law School.
Driven by a decision to hold tuition constant and increase scholarships 101 percent over the last four years, the average level of indebtedness of the class of 2015 declined from the level of the class of 2014 and the class of 2013.
John Francis will join Colorado Law as a Scholar in Residence, leading the newly established Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program in ethics and compliance. Sonny Cave (’85) has endowed a fund at Colorado Law to support ethics and compliance programming.
On October 24, 2015, Colorado Law student Gurney F. Pearsall III (’16) accepted the prestigious American Inns of Court Warren E. Burger Prize at the United States Supreme Court. He is the first law student to receive the award since its creation in 2004.
The University of Colorado Law School will honor community members who have made significant contributions to the legal profession and the law school at its 35th Annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.