Faculty Colloquia and Distinguished Lecturers

To foster rigorous intellectual exchange, Colorado Law faculty hosts distinguished lecturers, colloquia, and works-in-progress. Our legal scholarship pushes the boundaries of theory, doctrine, and practice. 

Faculty Forums

Faculty Colloquia & Distinguished Lecturers

Schultz Lectureship Series   The Schultz Lectureship Fund was created in 2007 by the generosity of John H. (’53) and Cynthia H. Schultz to support a lecture each year by scholars in the fields of oil and gas, energy, or natural resources law.

Recent lecturers and topics have included

  • Jim Burke, "The Oil-Water Nexus: Where Development Meets the Environment."(watch video)
  • Tony Clark, "Ensuring Reliability and a Fair Energy Marketplace." (watch video)
  • Jeff Bingaman, "Energy Innovation Series and 5th Annual Schultz Lecture" (watch video)
  • Dr. Daniel Yergin, "The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World"
  • Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, "Addressing the Nation's Energy Challenges" (watch video)
  • James E. Rogers, “A National Energy Policy for the 21st Century” (watch video)
  • Bruce Kramer, “Split Estates: A New Equilibrium between Surface and Mineral Owners”

Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture Series Austin Scott was a member of the Law School faculty for 20 years. He was an excellent and much beloved teacher as well as a prolific writer. His scholarly work was in the fields of criminal law and procedure. In 1973, former Colorado Law Dean Don W. Sears established the Lecture Series in his memory. Each year, the Dean of the Law School selects a member of the faculty   engaged in a significant scholarly project to lecture on his or her research.

Recent lecturers and topics have included

John R. Coen Lecture Series   John Coen was a distinguished member of the Colorado bar and an able public speaker. In 1955, his widow Adrian S. Coen, established the lectureship in his memory. The purpose is to bring a prominent and distinguished lawyer, jurist, or scholar of law to deliver an annual lecture to Colorado Law’s students and faculty on a legal subject of interest and benefit to the profession, preferably with some public or political aspect.

Recent lecturers and topics have included

  • Angela P. Harris, "The Treadmill and the Contract: Race, Class and the Environment in American Law" (watch video)
  • Geoffrey R. Stone, "The Framers' Constitution: An Answer to the Current Supreme Court's Conservative Activism" (watch video)
  • William Eskridge, "Discrimination to Protect Liberty" (watch video)
  • Cass R. Sunstein, “Are Judges Political? Bush, Confirmations and Beyond”
  • Michael McConnell, “Religion and Republicanism at the Founding”
  • Martha Fineman, “Children in Law and Society: The Competing Paradigms of Religion and Human Rights”
  • Erwin Chemerinsky, "The Assault on the Press"
  • Jack L. Goldsmith, “The First Two Terror Presidencies”
  • Carol M. Rose, “Racing Property: Racially Restrictive Covenants from the City Beautiful to Shelley v. Kraemer—and Beyond.”

 

 

University of Colorado Law School


WORKS IN PROGRESS - Fall 2015

 

  All sessions are in The Colloquium Rm. 480, unless otherwise noted.

 


Date

Time

Presenter

Wednesday, September 2

12-1 PM

Jennifer Hendricks, Fathers and Feminism: The Case Against Genetic Entitlement

Wednesday, September 9

12-1 PM

Erik Gerding and Sarah Krakoff, Dicsussion on Teaching Seminars

Wednesday, September 16

4-5 PM

Peter Huang, Empowering People to Choose Wisely Via Mindfulness and Thinking Tools

Wednesday, September 30

4-5 PM

William Boyd, Accidents of Federalism:  Rate Design and Policy Innovation in Public Utility Law (co-authored with Ann Carlson)
Wednesday, October 14 4-5 PM  Helen Norton, Truth and Lies in the Workplace: Employer Speech and the First Amendment
Wednesday, October 21 4-5 PM Sarah Krakoff, Race, Tribes, and the Constitutional Minimum
Wednesday, October 28 12-1 PM Chris Mueller, Taking a Second Look at MDL Mass Tort Settlements: Somebody Needs to Do It
Wednesday, November 4 12-1 PM Andrew Schwartz, Financing Corporate Elections
Wednesday, November 11 4-5 PM Erik Gerding, Sarah Krakoff, and Andrew Schwartz, Outcomes and Assessment: Identifying Student and Learning Outcomes
Wednesday, November 18 12-1 PM Anna Spain, American Security, International Insecurity
Wednesday, December 2 4-5 PM Brad Bernthal, The Investment Accelerator and For-Profit Peer Production Governance

Colloquium Series

Fall 2015

 

All colloquia are held on Fridays from 12-1 in Colloquium Rm. 480, unless otherwise noted.

 

Faculty and Staff Colloquium Series

Date

Presenter

August 28 Lakshman Guruswamy, Anna Spain Bradley, Justin Desautels-Stein and Alexia Brunet Mark
October 30  Violeta Chapin

Faculty Colloquium Series

Date

Presenter

September 18 Dan Schwarcz (Minnesota)
September 25 Eloise Pasachoff (Georgetown)
October 23 Andrew Koppelman (Northwestern)
November 6 Ellen Katz (Michigan)

November 13

Tom Ginsburg (Chicago)

 November 20

Bertrall Ross (Berkeley)
 December 4

Jeannie Suk & Jacob Gersen (Harvard)

Date & Time

Topic Location

 Wednesday,

July 8, Noon              

                         

Alexia Brunet Marks, A New Governance Recipe for
Food Safety REgulation

CU-Wolf Law Building, Colloquium Room #480

Wednesday,

July 15, Noon*
(*Tentative)

Technology Brown Bag
Paul Ohm & Jon Sibray (and others)
OneNote Discussion and Demonstration

CU-Wolf Law Building, Colloquium Room #480

Wednesday,

July 22, Noon

Carolyn Ramsey, The Stereotyped Offender: Domestic Violence and the Failure of Intervention

 

CU-Wolf Law Building, Colloquium Room #480

 Wednesday,

July 29, Noon

 

Sharon Jacobs, Consumer Generation

CU-Wolf Law Building,
Colloquium Room #480

 Wednesday,

August 5, Noon

 

Book Discussion:

KRISTEN LUKER, SALSA DANCING INTO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES

CU-Wolf Law Building, Colloquium Room #480