This year’s incoming JD class of 172 students follows upward trends of the past several years, with the highest median GPA (3.71) in the school’s history and another diverse student body. Colorado Law received a record 3,588 applications for the Class of 2021—a 17 percent increase from last year and more than double the national increase of applicants to ABA-approved law schools (up 8.1 percent from this time last year).
From September 29 to October 5, Colorado Law will host the 169th period of sessions of the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights. This will be the first time the commission has held public hearings in the U.S. outside of its Washington, D.C. offices and the first time hearings have been held at an American law school.
The Honorable Carlos F. Lucero, circuit judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, will present the 2018 John Paul Stevens Lecture, "A Constitutional Call to Arms and Reflections on a Judicial Career," Thursday, Sept. 27, at 5:30 p.m. CLE credit requested. Register here.
New Faculty Members Join Colorado Law
Suzette Malveaux, a nationally recognized expert on civil rights law and class action litigation, joins Colorado Law as the Provost Professor of Civil Rights Law and director of the Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law. Sean Helle joins us as an associate clinical professor and director of the Getches-Green Natural Resources and Environmental Law Clinic.