Services were held on December 27 at United Methodist Church in Parker, Colorado, for Jennifer Lee Shelton, a third-year law student who died unexpectedly on December 17. It was a wonderful, yet emotional, celebration of her life.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.