3L Opp Wins Writing Award in National Competition

Feb. 27, 2005

Third-year student Kevin Opp was recently award second place in the Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni, Inc.'s (ASECA) annual writing competition. ASECA is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1990 by U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") alumni. ASECA's stated mission is to provide the opportunity for education and growth... Read more »

Juvenile and Family Law Program Hosts Talk By Staci Haines

Feb. 27, 2005

On February 24th, the Juvenile and Family Law Program and the Women's Law Caucus hosted a talk by Staci Haines, a nationally recognized expert on child sexual abuse. Ms. Haines is the founder and executive director of Generation Five, a San Francisco based organization committed to ending child sexual abuse... Read more »

Constance Talmage Visits Professor Hart's Legal Ethics Class

Feb. 27, 2005

Constance Talmage, Executive Director of the Colorado Lawyers Committee, visit Professor Melissa Hart'sclass in Legal Ethics and Professionalism on February 17, 2005. She discussed the work of the Colorado Lawyers Committee -- a nonprofit, nonpartisan consortium of 41 Denver area law firms that provides pro bono representation seeking systemic reform... Read more »

Federalist Society Welcomes Dean James Huffman to Discuss "Free Market Environmentalism"

Feb. 15, 2005

On February 10th, the Federalist Society welcomed Professor James Huffman to the chapter to discuss 'Free Market Environmentalism.' James Huffman is the current Dean of Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Dean Huffman, also a professor at Lewis and Clark since 1973, has taught a myriad of subjects... Read more »

Silicon Flatirons Hosts Pathbreaking Two-Day Conference on Rewriting the Telecom Act

Feb. 15, 2005

The Silicon Flatirons Telecommunications Program hosted a two-day conference on February 13th-14th, 2005, titled The Digital Broadband Migration: Rewriting the Telecom Act. The program included such notable speakers as:Professor Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law SchoolVint Cerf, Chairman of ICANN and SVP, Technology Strategy, MCIRichard Notebaert, CEO, Qwest Communications Inc.LeRoy Williams, Colorado... Read more »

Professor Guruswamy Delivers 30th Annual Scott Lecture on "Sustainable Energy"

Feb. 10, 2005

On Thursday February 17 Professor Lakshman Guruswamy delivered a groundbreaking lecture, "Sustainable Energy: A New Framework," making the case for a new international framework for addressing issues of sustainable energy. Dr. Guruswamy's lecture culminated in an ambitious proposal that would establish Colorado as a global leader of the new legal,... Read more »

Scholars Debate Religious Freedom at 12th Rothgerber Conference

Feb. 1, 2005

Conscience and the Free Exercise of Religion was the banner for scholars gathered at Colorado Law for the 12th Rothgerber Conference, named in honor of Law School benefactor Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr., '35. Prominent law and religion scholars Kent Greenawalt of Columbia and Steven Smith of San Diego were featured... Read more »

Silicon Flatirons Presents First Annual CIO Forum

Jan. 25, 2005

On Monday, January 24, 2005, the Silicon Flatirons Telecommunications Program (SFTP) presented its first annual CIO Forum. The conference, which drew over one hundred attendees, provided a thought-provoking forum for examining developments in information technology, along with the business opportunities and legal issues associated with them. The event brought together... Read more »

Colorado Law Expert: Historical Courts Offer Hope For Past Injustices

Jan. 24, 2005

When Professor Charles Wilkinson was asked to testify on behalf of an American Indian accused of murder, he jumped at the opportunity. But this was not your ordinary murder case. It happened over 146 years ago. Originally tried in the Oregon Territory in what is now the state of Washington,... Read more »

Professor Peppet Receives National Award for Best Article in 2004 on Dispute Resolution

Jan. 19, 2005

Professor Scott Peppet received an award from the CPR Institute in New York on Thursday, January 20, 2005 for writing the "Best Professional Article" on dispute resolution in 2004. The article -- titled Contract Formation in Imperfect Markets: Should We Use Mediators in Deals? (Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution,... Read more »