Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper named Professor Melissa Hart to the Colorado Supreme Court. Hart devotes her teaching and scholarship to employment discrimination, access to justice, and constitutional law. She has taught at Colorado Law since 2000 and has served as director of the Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law since 2010.
The University of Colorado Law School and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights announced a partnership establishing an advanced program of study in international human rights. The program includes one year of coursework at Colorado Law followed by an optional yearlong fellowship at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C.
Narrated by Doug Good Feather, this video provides a glimpse into the tenth anniversary celebration of the adoption of the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, held at Colorado Law in September 2017.
The Class of 2020 is Colorado Law’s most diverse incoming class ever at 29.4 percent racially or ethnically diverse, and they hail from 36 states (including D.C.). With a median LSAT score of 161 and a median cumulative GPA of 3.65, they come from various backgrounds rich with experiences that indicate strong potential for success.
Nic Cordova ('18) and Morgan Pullam ('19) earned the judges’ verdict in the final round of the Carrigan Cup Trial Competition on September 25. Volunteer judges were The Honorable Christine M. Arguello, Sheila P. Carrigan (’82), and Stanley L. Garnett (‘82).
Associate Clinical Professor Carla Fredericks and students in the American Indian Law Clinic represented the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in its fight against the Dakota Access pipeline. Pictured: Fredericks (far right) and students at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in North Dakota.