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Colorado Law Mourns Alum Bill McClearn

May 15, 2012

The Colorado Law community is deeply saddened by the passing of Bill McClearn. A 1951 graduate of Colorado Law, McClearn was class president, member of the Law Review, and worked part-time as a law clerk at Holland & Hart during law school.

2012 Clifford Calhoun Service Award Honors Professor Helen Norton

May 14, 2012

Colorado Law will honor Associate Professor and Associate Dean Helen Norton with the 2012 Clifford Calhoun Service Award in recognition of her dedication to public service and to the Colorado Law community. “Helen Norton has lived a life of service and is a natural for the Calhoun Award,” said Phil Weiser, dean of the law school...

Dean Weiser's 2012 Commencement Address

May 12, 2012

Welcome. My name is Phil Weiser and I am the Dean of the University of Colorado Law School. It is my great honor to welcome you all to the commencement ceremony honoring the class of 2012, all of whom have worked very hard to get to this day. As you may know, this is my first commencement as Dean so it is an exceptionally special moment for me and I will always have a special bond with the class of 2012...

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...

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

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. 

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...

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...

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