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Jean S. Breitenstein Classroom Dedication

October 18, 2007

Today, many family and friends, including law clerks, celebrated the dedication of the Jean S. Breitenstein Classroom in the Wolf Law Building and the completion of the campaign to raise $150,000 to name a space in his honor.

Professor Weiser to Co-Chair Gov. Ritter_s Innovation Council

October 12, 2007

Professor Phil Weiser will serve as co-chair of Colorado’s first Innovation Council to spur advances in Colorado's technology sector by expanding and growing opportunities for the 3,800 high-tech businesses and 175,000 IT/software employees in this state. The Council is one part of Gov.

Foster Care Youth Summit and American Indian Workshop Receive Funding

October 12, 2007

Two law school events won the 2007-08 Outreach Awards from the CU-Boulder Outreach Committee, which funds faculty projects designed specifically for external audiences.Professors Claire Huntington and Colene Robinson, working through the Juvenile and Family Law Program, will organize a Foster Car

U.S. Court of Federal Claims Meet at Colorado Law

October 11, 2007

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims, also known as "the People's Court," held its 20th Judicial Conference October 10-11 at the Law School. During the "Claims Against the Sovereign" meeting, Chief Judge Edward J.

Alumna Ruth Wright _72 Recognized by Peru_s President

October 10, 2007

Peru’s President Alan Garcia awarded alumna Dr. Ruth Wright (’72), and husband Kenneth Wright, the Order of Merit for Distinguished Services today in Lima, Peru.

Colorado Law Grads Have 92% Bar Passage Rate

October 3, 2007

For the July 2007 Bar Exam, Colorado Law graduates who took the test for the first time had a 92% passage rate. Tthe overall passage rate for all July 2007 test takers was 72%.

Congratulations to all our graduates for entering the Colorado bar.

Top 20 Best Law Schools for Hispanics

September 24, 2007

In their September issue, Hispanic Business Magazine ranks the University of Colorado Law School as the 16th Best Law School for Hispanics. The magazine took into account a school's academic excellence, enrollment by U.S. citizens, faculty, student services, and retention rates.

American Indian Law Clinic WINS in Colorado Court of Appeals

September 7, 2007

The American Indian Law Clinic (AILC) has been litigating a stepparent adoption case for four years that was heard last week by the Colorado Court of Appeals.

Colorado Law Welcomes Scholars and Professors Added for 2007-2008

September 6, 2007

New Appointment  Deborah J. Cantrell, Director of Clinical Programs and Associate Professor of Law, comes to Colorado Law from Yale Law School where she taught ethics and public interest law, and co-supervised a legal ethics clinic. Helen L.

Professor Norton Testifies in Favor of Employment Non-Discrimination Act

September 6, 2007

The U.S. House subcommittee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions held hearings today on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) bill.

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