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EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Speaks at Colorado Law

August 23, 2013

A standing-room-only crowd in the Wolf Law Building’s Wittemyer Courtroom and nearly 100 others in an overflow room gathered on August 14 as EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and Colorado Sen.

Colorado Law Announces Thomson Visiting Professor Program

August 20, 2013

The University of Colorado Law School (Colorado Law) announced today that it has created a new visiting professor program that will bring the nation’s leading experts from academia and the judiciary to campus for both short and semester-long classes in areas of key c

Colorado Law Mourns Professor Calhoun

July 31, 2013

Every year, Colorado Law gives the Clifford J. Calhoun Award to a faculty or staff member who contributes to the public service of the law school in the spirit and tradition of its namesake, Professor Calhoun. The former associate dean and professor died June 25, 2013 in Burlington, Iowa at age 76.

Civil Practice Clinic Wins Asylum Case

July 24, 2013

When Clinical Professor Norm Aaronson was selecting cases for the Civil Practice Clinic at Colorado Law, he was uncertain if they could win asylum for their client, a young man born in Africa.

AOL’s Mapquest Acquires Clinic Client Company Everlater

July 17, 2013

AOL’s Mapquest announced recently that it had acquired former Entrepreneurial Law Clinic (ELC) client company Everlater.

Seminar Brings Students to the Heart of a "Water War"

June 27, 2013

Every year, Colorado Law students in the Advanced Natural Resources Law Seminar focus their studies on a particular watershed of the United States, including a 9-day field trip over spring break. This year, Professor Charles Wilkinson led seminar students to the Klamath River Basin, a watershed located in southern Oregon and northern California with the largest scale dam removal effort in U.S. history and the heart of a potential "water war."

Students Help Farmers through the Acequia Project

June 24, 2013

My first year of law school was simultaneously the longest and shortest nine months of my life. When I, with more than 25 of my fellow law students, helped farmers in southern Colorado through the Acequia Project, it reminded me why I came to Colorado Law in the first place.

Colorado Law Alumnus Wins Unanimous Decision at U.S. Supreme Court

June 3, 2013

Colorado Law congratulates Bob Fishman (’92), an appellate attorney at the Denver firm of Ridley McGreevy & Winocur, on receiving a big victory at the U.S. Supreme Court early last week.

Heritage Society Honors Alumni

May 23, 2013

The Colorado Law Heritage Society is a group of alumni and friends who have made gifts to the school through their estate plans. On Thursday, June 20, Dean Phil Weiser is hosting a luncheon in Boulder for these individuals.

Colorado Law Ranks 8th in State and Local Clerkships in U.S. News Best Law Schools Report

May 17, 2013

With the class of 2011, Colorado Law continued its strong tradition of placing graduates into judicial clerkships, ranking 8th in state and local clerkships in the newly released U.S. News & World Report Best Law Schools Report. Including judicial fellows, 38 members of the class of 2011 went into post-graduate clerkships. While eight graduates went to federal courts, 30 went to state and local courts–19 in state-level appellate and courts of last resort, and 11 with local courts–representing 18.8 percent of the employed members of the class.

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