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Colorado Law's 117th Annual Commencement Ceremony

May 11, 2012

The University of Colorado Law School celebrates the graduating class of 2012 on Friday, May 11 at 6:00 p.m. in Macky Auditorium.

Colorado Law Professor Honored with Chase Faculty Community Service Award

May 10, 2012

Melissa Hart, an associate professor at the University of Colorado Law School, is the 2011- 2012 recipient of the Chase Faculty Community Service Award. The $10,000 endowment by Chase is granted to a full-time CU faculty member who provides exceptional service to the community...

Legend of the Month: Brooke Wunnicke '45

May 1, 2012

Brooke Wunnicke is a true legal pioneer. Throughout her illustrious career, she broke gender barriers at numerous levels, and with hard work, intelligence, and determination, she helped pave the way for future generations of female attorneys...

Colorado Law Hosts Getches Symposium

April 30, 2012

Colorado Law paid tribute to the late David H. Getches with a symposium in honor of his contributions to the legal community, and dedicated an art installation and newly named legal clinic in David's honor. 

CU-Boulder Wins International Venture Capital Investment Competition

April 30, 2012

A graduate team from the University of Colorado Boulder won the 15th International Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC), the premiere graduate competition for venture capital and entrepreneurs

American Indian Law Clinic 20th Anniversary

April 26, 2012

The American Indian Law Clinic (AILC) at Colorado Law was established 20 years ago as one of the first legal clinics devoted to American Indian advocacy and education. Organized by Professor and AILC Clinic Director Jill Tompkins, the 20th anniversary will welcome alumni and will remember the AILC's transformative work in Indian child welfare...

Symposium in Honor of David H. Getches, April 26-27

April 26, 2012

David H. Getches led a luminous life of public service as Founding Director of the Native American Rights Fund, historic litigator for Indian tribes, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, valued board member and chair of leading non-profit organizations, revered teacher, and Dean of the University of Colorado Law School for eight years...

Advanced Natural Resources Law Seminar Students Explore Colorado Plateau

April 21, 2012

Students in Professor Sarah Krakoff’s Advanced Natural Resources Law seminar hit the road over spring break to travel the Colorado Plateau for an interactive learning experience that included everything from gaining a first-hand understanding of water rights and building a teepee on the Navajo nation...

Colorado Law Mourns Alum and Friend Gilbert Goldstein

April 17, 2012

Colorado Law is deeply saddened by the passing of Gilbert Goldstein. Goldstein graduated from Colorado Law in 1942, and went on to have a tremendously successful legal career. One of the school’s most distinguished alums, Goldstein epitomized success in practice of law, service, and generosity...

Colorado Law Students Investigate the Legal System in Quito, Ecuador

April 12, 2012

Fifteen Colorado Law students in the Comparative Family Law seminar spent eight days traveling across Ecuador and researching criminal justice and child protection law from the perspective of another culture. Led by Professors Colene Robinson and Ann England, students met with judges and the heads of government agencies in Quito...

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