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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.

Professor Ohm Interviewed Text Privacy Issues on NPR

December 17, 2007

National Public Radio (NPR) interviewed Professor Paul Ohm today as part of their story on the text messaging privacy debate at a Colorado high school.

CEES Highlighted in <i> Hispanic Outlook Magazine </i>

December 5, 2007

The Center for Energy & Environmental Security (CEES) and one of their research assistants Katherine Peters were the focus of a December 3rd Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine article, “Energy & Environmental Security: CU’s Possible Dream.”CEES responds to the

Law Students Win in Colorado Supreme Court

December 4, 2007

Today, the American Indian Law Clinic won its appeal in the Colorado Supreme Court in a case concerning a contested guardianship of an American Indian child, In the Matter of J.C.T.

Red Lodge Clearinghouse Launches Series on Environmental Problem-Solving Tools

December 4, 2007

The Red Lodge Clearinghouse, a website project managed by the Natural Resources Law Center of the University of Colorado Law School, has launched a new series on providing tools for anyone seeking to address environmental problems.In the first edition of this new series, the Clearinghouse address

Colorado Law Congratulates Colorado_s Best Lawyers 2008

November 20, 2007

The University of Colorado Law School congratulates its Colorado alumni on their selection as “The Best Lawyers” in the current, 14th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2008). Michael J. AbramovitzJody Harper Alderman Ann Allott J. David Arkell Betty C.

"In Pakistan, or U.S., Lawyers Make a Stand," Editorial by Dean Getches

November 12, 2007

Dean David Getches' editorial in today's Rocky Mountain News was titled "In Pakistan, or U.S., lawyers make a stand." What a strange sight: demonstrators in dark suits and ties being clubbed by police.

Juvenile and Family Law Program Hosts Groundbreaking Strategic Planning Workshop

November 9, 2007

At today's workshop, Consulting with Children on Permanency: Developing Best Practices, approximately 65 judges, magistrates, legislators, practitioners, foster youth, academics, case workers, and CASA volunteers participated in a strategic planning workshop to address Colorado’s implementa

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