Professor Ahmed White’s latest book, The Last Great Strike: Little Steel, the CIO, and the Struggle for Labor Rights in New Deal America, tells the story of one of the most important labor disputes in American history.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights concluded its 169th period of sessions at Colorado Law Oct. 5, which included a visit by the Puerto Rican governor and more than 35 hearings of alleged human rights violations across the Americas—the first time such hearings were held outside of Washington, D.C., and at a law school.
Dean S. James Anaya was one of seven newly distinguished professors approved by the Board of Regents Sept. 14. On Sep. 22, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada.
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).
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.