On Friday, May 11, 2018, the University of Colorado Law School celebrated the commencement of the Class of 2018. Watch a recording of the commencement ceremony and read Dean S. James Anaya's remarks. Congratulations to all our graduates!

Associate Professor Scott Skinner-Thompson traveled to Taipei, Taiwan to present his scholarship surrounding LGBTQ rights and privacy law. He met with a mix of students; academics; NGO advocates; legislators, including Mei-Nu Yu, who has supported legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan; and several justices of the Constitutional Court, including the Honorable Chief Justice and President of Judicial Yuan Tzong-Li Hsu, and Justices Jau-Yuan Hwang, Sheng-Lin Jan, and Beyue Su Chen.

Carla Fredericks, director of the American Indian Law Program at Colorado Law, presented at the 17th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York on the First Peoples Investment Engagement Program, a first-of-its-kind partnership aimed at building consensus and mutual understanding between businesses and indigenous peoples.

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 graduationthe highest percentage of any class over the last decade.