The Peggy Browning Fund has awarded 10-week summer fellowships to Rachel Calvert (’19) and Dominique DiNallo (’19) to pursue public interest labor law work. With more than 400 applicants and only around 80 fellowships awarded nationwide, the application process is highly competitive and speaks to the outstanding qualifications of both students.
Of all graduates of the Class of 2017, 85 percent secured full-time, long-term jobs for which bar passage was required or a JD degree was an advantage within 10 months of graduation—the highest percentage of any class over the last decade.
A University of Colorado Boulder delegation comprised of University of Colorado Law School Dean S. James Anaya, Colleen Scanlan Lyons of the Governors' Climate and Forests Task Force, and CU Boulder Professors Bernard Amadei and Pete Newton visited the indigenous Puyanawa people in Acre, Brazil last month. The trip was part of a collaboration between the University of Colorado Boulder, the government of the Brazilian state of Acre, and the Federal University of Acre.
Alex Kirven ('18) and Hannah Regan-Smith ('19) took first place in this year's Rothgerber Moot Court Competition, Colorado Law's premier internal appellate advocacy challenge. They argued on behalf of the petitioner in a fictional case concerning free speech under the First Amendment and due process under the 14th Amendment. Pictured: Regan-Smith, Kirven, and competitors Hanna Bustillo ('19) and Shane O'Connor ('19).