GWC Fellows

Investing in Our Future: Announcing the Getches-Wilkinson Center Fellows Program

May 10, 2019

Residents of the West, the nation, and the world live in challenging times in terms of protecting our natural resources. Rivers, airsheds, old-growth forests, red-rock landscapes, and wild lands face new and daunting risks. Fires, glacier loss, drought, and violent storms serve as calls to action to ensure a sustainable, just, and equitable future for all. In Colorado and beyond, there is a rising demand for thoughtful policy initiatives at all levels of government.

Ryan Haygood

On the Frontlines of Human Rights

May 3, 2019

Colorado Law alumni at the forefront of human rights work and advocacy reflect on their proudest professional moments.

Students with Maya clients

Guardians of the Land

May 3, 2019

Colorado Law’s Maya Land Rights and Development Project works with Belizean indigenous organizations to secure Maya customary land tenure and promote sustainable economic development opportunities for Maya communities.

Megan Ring

Six Questions for Megan Ring ('96)

May 3, 2019

After 22 years in the Boulder Public Defender's Office—including the last six as the head of the office—Megan Ring stepped into the role of Colorado state public defender on Aug. 1, 2018. She is the first woman to hold the position in Colorado.

Harry Surden

Artificial Intelligence and Law

May 3, 2019

From films to news headlines, artificial intelligence, or AI, is often portrayed as a threat to many modern professions. It's only logical, then, for lawyers to wonder: Should they be worried or enthusiastic? Will AI take over the legal profession as we know it—or will it bring more access to legal services and enable improved lawyering?