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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.

New National Tribal Law Clerk Program Collaboration Aid Law Students

September 5, 2007

The new National Tribal Law Clerk Program (NTLCP) is a collaborative project of the National American Indian Court Judges Association, Colorado Law’s American Indian Law Program, and the National Native American Indian Law Students Association to match tribal court judges and justices with

Professor Weiser Talks About Impact of FCC Changes to Wireless Rules

August 30, 2007

 The Federal Communications Commission adopted new rules that will change the way we communicate in a wireless world. The FCC changed its rules as part of an upcoming auction of valuable UHF spectrum once used for analogue television broadcasting.

Professor Peppet Trains Mentors for At-Risk Youth at Good Will

August 29, 2007

Professor Scott Peppet conducted a training session today for the Good Will organization's mentoring program.

AltLaw.org Provides Free Searchable Database of U.S. Court Decisions -- Joint Effort of Columbia and Colorado Law Schools

August 23, 2007

Aiming to make federal case law fast and easy to search, more accessible to the public – and free – Columbia Law School and the Colorado Law have launched a new Web site, AltLaw, which has the potential to dramatically change the national landscape of case law resources.AltLaw contain

Natural Resources Law Center_s Report on Climate Change and Its Impact on Native Peoples Sent to Congress

August 23, 2007

Native Communities and Climate Change: Protecting Tribal Resources as Part of National Climate Policy is a new report researched and prepared by the Law School’s Natural Resources Law Center and was funded by the Turner Foundation.

Professor Schmitz and David Blower _07 Win Sandgrund Award

August 17, 2007

Last year, the Sandgrund Award for Best Consumer Rights Work was created with an endowment from Colorado Law alumnus Ron Sandgrund ('82). There are separate cash awards for faculty and student authors.

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