Published: Feb. 20, 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 from the last two weeks, provided by the extraordinary Wise Law Library.

Faculty Publications:

Kristen CarpenterA Human Rights Approach to Cultural Property: Repatriating the Yaqui Maaso Kova,, Feb. 13, 2023 (forthcoming Cardozo Arts & Ent. L. J.) 

Markus Funk [Colorado Law adjunct], Busting the Durable Myth That U.S. Self-Defense Law is Uniquely ‘Harsh’,, Feb. 14, 2023. 

Pierre Schlag, Twilight of the American State (U. Mich. 2023).

Blake E. ReidUncommon Carriage, 76 Stan. L. Rev. ____ (forthcoming 2024).

Jill Sturgeon, Book Review: The Chevron Doctrine: Its Rise and Fall, and the Future of the Administrative State by Thomas W. Merrill, 114 Law Library Journal 505 (2023).

Notable Mentions:

Colorado Law students Shayan Abtahi, Sarah Sorenson, Mariah Bowman, Sean Harms, Britt Wirth, Xelef Botan, & Kailey Lauter2023 Interdisciplinary Ethics Competition, Colorado Law, Feb. 15, 2023.

Violeta ChapinChancellor’s Annual Summit Featured Speaker (upcoming, Mar. 14, 2023).

Peter Chen, Colorado Law alum, Cozen O’Connor to Open in Boulder with Lathrop GPM Hires, Law360, Feb. 16, 2023 (Lexis login required).

Markus FunkFunk on U.S. Self-Defense Law, CrimProf Blog, Feb. 17, 2023.

Deep Gulasekaram [Colorado Law faculty beginning Aug. 2023], Equality- The Second Amendment’s “People” Problem(upcoming 2023 National Conference on Constitutional Law Scholars panelist, March 25, 2023).

Helen Norton, Executive Power and the Administrative State- Securities Regulation and 21st Century Free Speech Law(upcoming 2023 National Conference on Constitutional Law Scholars presenter, March 24, 2023).

Scott Skinner-Thompson, Lawrence Solum, Skinner-Thompson on Gender Identity Determinations in Schools and Gender ExpressionLegal Theory Blog, Feb. 16, 2023 (“highly recommended” by Solum).

Jen Sullivan, Mediation (Or, How to Talk to People) (Colorado Law Mini Law School, Feb. 15, 2023).

Kyle Velte [Colorado Law faculty beginning summer 2023], The Ezekiel Webber Prize for Recovering the Race Analogy in LGBTQ Religious Exemption Cases, 21 Dukeminier Awards Journal (2022).

[Brad Bernthal, Kristelia Garcia, Blake Reid, SFC Conference], Silicon Flatirons Conference Explores the Internet’s Midlife Crisis, Colorado Law, Feb. 21, 2023.

Violeta ChapinCU Law Prof Violeta Chapin on Biden administration moves to limit asylum (KOA Radio, Feb. 23, 2023).

[Casey Fiesler, SFC affiliate], Daniel Strain, 5 burning questions about ChatGPT, answered by humans, CU Boulder Today, Feb. 20, 2023.

[Aya Gruber], Zolton Lucas, Why Do We Treat Sex Crimes Differently Than Other Violent Crimes?, The Crime Report, Feb. 21, 2023.

Aya Gruber, The Criminal Legal System and Justice: For Survivors of Violence and Survivors of a Violent Prison System (Innocent Behind Bars: Symposium on Overcriminalization, ASU Law, Feb. 24, 2023).

[Douglas Kenney, GWC], Robyn White, Colorado River Drainage Basin Explained, Newsweek, Feb. 23, 2023.

[Ben Levin], Professor Benjamin Levin Joins WashULaw Faculty, WashU Law, Feb. 21, 2023.

David Marlett [Colorado Law adjunct], The Power of Story in Law, Mini Law School: Colorado Law, Feb. 22, 2023.

[Judge Kristy Martinez, Korey Wise Innocence Project], In Memoriam: Judge Kristy Martinez, Colorado Law, Feb. 22, 2023.

[Judge Kristy Martinez], Jaleesa Irizarry, Boulder County Judge Kristy Martinez Dies, 9 News, Feb. 22, 2023.

Nadav Orian PeerMaking Our Voices Heard in CU’s New Climate Action Plan (Colorado Law, Feb. 21, 2023) 

[Amanda Parsons], Paul Caron, Stetson Hosts 2nd Annual Tax Law Symposium Today, TaxProf Blog, Feb. 24, 2023.

[Pierre Schlag], Dan Ernst, Schlag’s “Twilight of the American State”, Legal History Blog, Feb. 24, 2022.

[Colorado Law], Paul Caron, Law School Rankings by Fall 2022 Acceptance RateTaxProf Blog, Feb. 22, 2023.

[Colorado Law], Paul Caron, Law School Rankings by Fall 2022 Median UGPAsTaxProf Blog, Feb. 21, 2023.

[Colorado Law], Paul Caron, Law School Rankings by Fall 2022 Median LSAT ScoresTaxProf Blog, Feb. 20, 2023.

[Colorado Law], Paul Caron, Preview of the 2024 US News Law School Rankings AdmissionsTaxProf Blog, Feb. 23, 2023.

[Silicon Flatirons Center], AI Ethics Series: Building AI Responsibly with Rumman Chowdhury (upcoming, Feb. 27, 2023).

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