Published: April 15, 2010

Dean David Getches and Professor Melissa Hart will speak at the Colorado Access to Justice Conference, “Moving Forward to Equal Justice,” on April 23-24. The Colorado Access to Justice Conference brings together lawyers, professors, and students from around the state who recognize the need to provide greater access to those who face barriers to the legal system. Dean Getches will open the conference alongside Colorado Access to Justice Commission Chair Frederick J. Baumann and Denver University Sturm School of Law Dean Marty Katz.Professor Hart, who helped launch Colorado Law’s Public Service Pledge Program, will participate in a panel discussion of “Law School as a Point of Access.”“It is important that law school culture and curriculum change to provide students with a greater sense of purpose, commitment and responsibility and allow students to participate in collaborative efforts to improve the accessibility and quality of legal services,” said Professor Hart.