David H. Getches led a luminous life of public service as Founding Director of the Native American Rights Fund, historic litigator for Indian tribes, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources, valued board member and chair of leading non-profit organizations, revered teacher, and Dean of the University of Colorado Law School for eight years. At the heart of his contributions lies a prodigious body of widely respected scholarship extending from the 1970s through a posthumously-published book chapter to be released this year.
The symposium, organized by Professor Sarah Krakoff, will celebrate David’s life, especially his trailblazing scholarship. The keynote address will be delivered by David's close friend and constant collaborator, Professor Charles Wilkinson, on Thursday evening, April 26, 2012 at 5:45 p.m. Friday, April 27, 2012 will feature a full day of presentations by leaders in the fields of American Indian law, natural resources, and water law.
The public is welcome to register at the door.
Thursday, April 26 | 5:30 - 6:45 p.m.
Friday, April 27 | 5:30 - 6:45 p.m.
Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom