AILC Students

A Banner Semester for the American Indian Law Clinic

Nov. 30, 2022

The 2022-2023 American Indian Law Clinic (the Clinic) students have already been hard at work; parsing national election laws; digging through historical treaties and local laws; and supporting international clients to elevate Indigenous human rights concerns before the United Nations.

Professor Kristen Carpenter, Director of the American Indian Law Program, and student leaders from NALSA present Chief Justice Riley and Professor Malveaux with gift blankets.

11th Annual John Paul Stevens Lecture hosted Chief Justice Angela Riley who discussed Tribal Courts and Justice in Indian Country

Nov. 3, 2022

Written by: Tatiana Nelson, Class of 2024 The 11 th annual John Paul Stevens Lecture took place on October 18 th at the University of Colorado Law School, hosting the first ever Tribal Court Justice to speak at the Stevens Lecture. Over 200 attendees packed the Wittemyer Courtroom in addition...

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Revitalizing Indigenous Peoples’ Languages: A Matter of Human Rights

Oct. 19, 2022

The 54th Algonquian Conference: Launching the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, hosted by the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) and the University of Colorado Law School with support from an Innovative Seed Grant from the Research and Innovation Office (RIO) and the Department of Linguistics, will be held Thursday, October 20 through Sunday, October 23 at the law school. Speakers from the United Nations, U.S., and Canada will address both the causes of language loss and opportunities for revitalization.

Justice Angela R. Riley

Justice Angela R. Riley, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma, to deliver Stevens Lecture on October 18

Sept. 28, 2022

Justice Angela R. Riley, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma and internationally esteemed scholar, will join the Colorado Law community on October 18, 2022 to deliver the 11th annual John Paul Stevens Lecture.