Elsa Martinez Tenreiro '89 Named Volunteer Lawyer of the Year

June 8, 2005

Elsa Martinez Tenreiro`89The Denver Bar Association announced on June 6 the recipients of its Lawyers of the Year Award. From maintaining an even keel during tumultuous impeachment attempts to starting a program for at-risk youth at Greenlee Elementary School, seven Denver Bar Association attorneys will be honored for outstanding commitment... Read more »

Professor Dieter Nominated Ambassador to Belize

June 1, 2005

Robert Dieter Nominated Ambassador to BelizeOn May 6 Law Professor Robert Dieter was nominated by President Bush to be America's ambassador to Belize, pending Senate approval. Dieter is director of clinical programs and teaches criminal law and procedure, trial advocacy and evidence. He practiced law both privately and as a... Read more »

3L Dena Ivey Receives CIBA Scholarship

May 26, 2005

CIBA SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENTThe Colorado Indian Bar Association (CIBA) is delighted to announce that Dena Ivey, a third year law student at Colorado Law, is one of the winners of this year’s CIBA Scholarship. Every year, CIBA awards scholarships to Native American law students at the two law schools in Colorado,... Read more »

The Colorado River is Focus of NRLC Summer Conference

May 26, 2005

FUTURE OF THE COLORADO RIVER IS FOCUS OF CU LAW SCHOOL SUMMER CONFERENCEExamining the effects that drought, population growth and management will have on the future of the Colorado River will be the focus of Colorado Law's Natural Resources Law Center's 26th Annual Summer Conference. Titled "Hard Times on the... Read more »

Commencement Celebration

May 13, 2005

Keynote Speaker Sen. Gary Hart Calls on Class of 2005 to Serve.On Friday May 6 the 172 members of the Class of 2005 processed from Fleming Law Building to Macky Auditorium to receive their diplomas as graduates of the University of Colorado School of Law. In addition to the J.D... Read more »

Text of Colorado Law 2005 Commencement Address

May 13, 2005

Restoration of the Republic: the Usefulness of CitizensGary HartUniversity of Colorado Law School CommencementMay 6, 2005For a dangerous mission behind British lines in 1775, General George Washington sought volunteers from a group of young officers. One stepped forward. His name was Nathan Hale. He said simply: “I wish to be... Read more »

Professor Norton Steuben Honored for "Career of Service"

May 12, 2005

Colorado Law presented the eighth annual Clifford Calhoun Public Service Award to Norton Steuben, the Nicholas Rosenbaum Professor of Law Emeritus. Dean David Getches said, "By volunteering to share his professional expertise locally and worldwide, Nort Steuben exemplifies the spirit of public service by a faculty member that the Law... Read more »

Colorado Law School Receives $334,000 Toward Building Campaign

May 9, 2005

Colorado Law has received $334,000 in gifts toward the new Wolf Law Building, including a $184,000 gift from the Denver law firm of Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP. The donation was joined by partnering gifts from FirstBank Holding Co. and an anonymous donor totaling an additional $150,000. The gifts are... Read more »

Denver Law Firm Presents Major Gift to Colorado Law Building Campaign

May 3, 2005

Colorado Law announced this week the receipt of a $150,000 gift from the Denver law firm of Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP toward the realization of the School’s new Wolf Law Building . The donation was joined by matching gifts from First Bank Holding Company and individual Rothgerber partners and... Read more »

Interview with Colorado Attorney General John Suthers '77

April 29, 2005

On Thursday, April 21, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers ’77 visited the Law School to talk with students about public service in the legal profession and his priorities in office. Before his talk, which was sponsored by the RLS and the Federalist Society, he met with Kirsten Dueck, Director of... Read more »