Professor Nagel Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

September 1, 2004

Professor Robert Nagel, Rothgerber Professor of Constitutional Law, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. The Academy is the nation's oldest learned society, and its current membership includes 150 Nobel laureates and 50 ulitzer Prize winners.

Professor Wesson Publishes Third Novel: <i>Chilling Effect</i>

September 1, 2004

Professor Marianne Wesson (known to her friends as Mimi) recently published the third book in her series of novels about a Boulder attorney, Cinda Hayes.

Law School Proud to Welcome Two New Faculty Members: Davidson and Huntington

August 1, 2004

The Law School proudly welcomes two new faculty members as Associate Professors starting in the Fall of 2004.

Health Access through Tobacco Tax is Focus of Colorado Law Conference

July 20, 2004

Although tobacco addiction is the leading cause of preventable death in Colorado, the state's cigarette tax is ranked lowest in the nation and some critics say the rate encourages tobacco use.

Librarians Win Writing Award

July 1, 2004

Law Library Journal honors outstanding achievement in research and writing with its Article of the Year Award. This year's award went to two librarians from the University of Colorado Law Library.

Groundwater: The West Focus 25th Colorado Law Summer Conference

June 20, 2004

The Colorado Law Natural Resources Law Center celebrated its 25th Annual Summer Conference by exploring one of the most important natural resources of the 21st century: groundwater.

Law Library Tops 500,000 Volumes

June 14, 2004

The Law Library has celebrated an exciting milestone with the addition of its 500,000th volume. With this achievement, the Colorado Law Library joined the ranks of what are considered "large" law libraries. But more important than the quantity of volumes in the collection, is the quality.

Law Library Welcomes Russell Sweet

May 15, 2004

The Colorado Law Library is delighted to welcome Russell Sweet as the Assistant Librarian for Public Services. Russ brings a wide variety of experience both academically and geographically.

Colorado Court of Appeals to Hear Bloom Case At Colorado Law Wednesday

April 6, 2004

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Law School's New Wrongful Convictions Clinic Increasingly Active

March 1, 2004

The American criminal justice system contains many features designed to guard against convicting an innocent person. But we are humans, and mistakes happen, and there are innocent people in prison, and there are innocent people who have been executed.