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Professor Squillace Speaks Out for Mining Law Reform Proposal

January 23, 2008

Today, Professor Mark Squillace spoke at a press conference on a proposal for reforming mining law. KUNC-FM radio reported on the 1872 mining story.Legislation that would reform a 135-year-old hard rock mining law is picking up steam in Congress.

Professor Mueller Ranked #6 Evidence Scholar

January 18, 2008

Congratulations to Professor Christopher Mueller who was listed as the 6th Most Cited Law Professor in the specialty area of Evidence by Leiter’s Law School Rankings. The listings are drawn from data collected in July 2007 about citations to faculty since 2000.

Law Student Joe Neguse Running for Regent

January 15, 2008

Joe Neguse is Class President for the Colorado Law Class of 2009. He is a first-generation-American, and he is running for a seat on the CU Board of Regents.

Colorado Law Welcomes New Assistant Dean for Career Development Susani Clayton

January 14, 2008

Dean David Getches and Colorado Law is pleased to have Susani Clayton join the school as Assistant Dean for Career Development.

Colorado Law Alumni Make List of Colorado's Most Powerful People

January 8, 2008

Colorado Law congratulates three alumni who received the ColoradoBiz magazine‘s distinction to be one of Colorado’s most powerful people. Governor Bill Ritter (’81) is not only new to the list this year, but is ranked #1.

Dems' Views on Court Missing in Debate, Editorial by Professor Moss

January 5, 2008

Professor Scott Moss’ editorial about the Democratic presidential candidates and their stances on debate issues appeared in today’s issue of The Rocky Mountain News.

Dean Matthew Discusses Cyber Social Networking

January 3, 2008

Today, Associate Dean Dayna Bowen Matthew discussed privacy laws as part of a radio show about the rights and access parents, school officials, employers, and others have to Internet-based social networking profiles such as those on MySpace and Facebook.

Professor Hart Files Supreme Court Amicus Brief

January 3, 2008

Associate Professor Melissa Hart filed an amicus brief today in the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of 48 historians in the case of CBOCS v. Humphries (No. 06-1431). The case raises the question whether 42 U.S.C. 1981(Equal rights under the law) permits claims for retaliation.

Former Dean and Professor Emeritus Don W. Sears Passes

December 20, 2007

1921 - 2007 University of Colorado Professor Emeritus Don Walter Sears died on November 21, 2007. He was dean of the Colorado Law School from 1968 to 1973. In 1943, during the last semester of his senior year at Ohio State, he left college to enlist in the Army.

Professor Davidson Discusses Adverse Possession on Radio

December 17, 2007

This morning on KGNU (88.5 FM Boulder), Professor Nestor Davidson discussed adverse possession laws as part of a show about the high-profile adverse-possession land case in south Boulder.

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