Published: Feb. 7, 2023

Widely recognized for its intellectual diversity and originality, the faculty at Colorado Law encompasses an array of prominent legal scholars who are widely cited, both in academia and throughout the national media landscape. We invite you to catch up on the latest faculty publications and media mentions with this weekly round up, provided by the extraordinary Wise Law Library.

Faculty Publications:

Rabea BenhalimOppression in American, Islamic, and Jewish Private Law, 94 U. COLO. L. REV. 149 (2023).

Markus Funk [Colorado Law adjunct], Rethinking Self-Defense (Hart/Bloomsbury, 2021).

Understanding the Role Values Play (and Should Play) in Self-Defense Law, 58 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 331 (2022).

Cracking Self-Defense's Intractable 'Difficult Cases,' 100 Neb. L. Rev. (2022).

What US Law Reformers Can Learn from Germany's Value-Explicit Approach to Self-Defense, 73 S. C. L. Rev. 195 (2022).

Scott Skinner-ThompsonIdentity by Committee, 57 HARV. C.R.-C.L. L. REV. 657 (2022). 

Notable Mentions:

[Samuelson-Glushko Technology Law and Policy Clinic student Xelef Botan], Colo. AG Office Fields Concerns on Draft Privacy Rules, Communications Daily, Feb. 2, 2023 (see highlighted text in attached PDF titled Communications Daily).

Violeta Chapin, Nicole C. Brambila, Immigrants’ rights advocates, experts discuss border crisis spilling into Denver, Denver Gazette, Jan. 31, 2023.

Markus Funk, The Houston Restaurant Self-Defense Shooting: Neutralizing a Threat v. Killing a Criminal, The Volokh Conspiracy, Jan. 11, 2023.

Markus Funk, China Data Privacy Laws, WeChat Muddy Cross-Border Inquiries, Bloomberg Law (October 27, 2022).

Markus Funk, US District Judge Virginia M. Kendall, & Andrew S. Boutros, Betraying the Bench: Could the SCOTUS Leaker Face Criminal Charges?,  Washington Post, Bloomberg Law & ABA Criminal Justice Newsletter (May 2022).

Dean Buckner InnissBCBA/CWBA Boulder Meet & Greet with Dean Lolita Buckner Inniss (Feb. 2, 2023).

Douglas Kenney, GWC, Robyn White, Could Drying Colorado River See Reservoirs Hit Dead Pool, Newsweek, Feb. 1, 2023.

Amanda ParsonsCryptocurrency and the Law, Mini-Law School (Feb. 1, 2023).

Blake Reid, Silicon Flatirons Center, Nicole Mueksch, 7 things to know about the internet’s midlife crisis, CU Boulder Today, Jan. 31, 2023 (SFC conference Feb. 5-6).

Scott Skinner-Thompson, Grace Mayer, A Standoff Over Transgender Rights: As conflict escalates between Biden and red-state conservatives, colleges and students are caught in the middle, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 31, 2023.

Mark Squillace“Let’s cut the crap”: Colorado River plan still isn’t enough, experts say, and California isn’t on board, Denver Post, Feb. 1, 2023.

Ahmed White’s Under the Iron Heel: The Wobblies and the Capitalist War on Radical Workers (University of California Press, 2022) announced co-winner of the International Labor History Association’s 2022 “Book of the Year Award,” Jan. 30, 2023 (see attached PDF titled ILHA Book Awards 2022).

Ahmed White & Tom Mackaman, Interview with author Ahmed White on the historical significance of the Industrial Workers of the World, World Socialist Web Site, Feb. 1, 2023.

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