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Udall Appointed Director of Newly Named Getches-Wilkinson Center

January 24, 2013

The University of Colorado Law School announced today that it is hiring Brad Udall as director of the newly renamed Natural Resources Law Center, which will now be called the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment.

LRAP Award Supports Commitment to Public Service

December 17, 2012

I became a Public Defender because of a promise. A promise manifested in the Sixth Amendment to the United States and Colorado Constitutions. A promise embodied in the 1963 Supreme Court decision Gideon v. Wainwright. A promise that no matter what, you are entitled to effective assistance of counsel, due process, and zealous legal representation...

The Future of Internet-Enabled Innovation

December 14, 2012

The Internet, taken for granted by so many, has an uncertain future. Game-changing technologies and unexpected innovations will surprise us and, as we have seen before, raise a series of policy, business, and technical issues that will challenge the ability of 20th century institutions to keep up. The Digital Broadband Migration conference will look ahead at these changes in the Internet environment...

Colorado Law Team Wins National Moot Court Competition

December 14, 2012

Surbhi Garg (’13) and Leah Gould (‘14) won the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) National Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C in November 2012. The first team ever from Colorado Law to enter this competition...

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...

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...

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