Public service at Colorado Law

Called to Service

June 25, 2020

University of Colorado Law School students reflect on their experiences engaging in public service work during law school.

Korey Wise

When They See Him

May 26, 2020

Korey Wise changed the trajectory of the Colorado Innocence Project (renamed the Korey Wise Innocence Project). Now, thanks in part to a popular docuseries, the project has hit its stride.

Nikea Bland

Last Word: Hon. Nikea Bland ('05)

April 21, 2020

The spring 2020 Amicus featured the Hon. Nikea Bland ('05), a district court judge in Colorado's 2nd Judicial District. Prior to her appointment to the bench by Gov. Polis in January 2020, Bland was a senior associate at O'Malley and Sawyer, LLC, where her practice consisted of criminal defense and dependency and neglect matters.

Richard Murray

Q&A: Law Alumni Board Chair Richard Murray ('07)

April 21, 2020

We sat down with Richard Murray ('07), shareholder at Polsinelli PC and chair of the Law Alumni Board.

John and Nancy Wittemyer

Rare Books Room Renamed for John ('65) and Nancy Wittemyer

April 20, 2020

In recognition of John ('65) and Nancy Wittemyer’s longtime philanthropic support, the Rare Books Room in the William A. Wise Law Library was renamed the Wittemyer Rare Books Room on Feb. 25.

Monfort ribbon cutting ceremony

Expanded Journals Suite Named in Honor of Esteemed Alumna

April 20, 2020

Myra Monfort ('75) and her family have spent decades giving back to Colorado Law and supporting Colorado communities through their philanthropy. Now, a brand-new space bearing Monfort’s name in the Wolf Law Building’s recently renovated garden level will stand as a physical testament to her generosity and deep commitment to the practice of law and legal education.

Ming Hsu Chen

Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era: An Inside Look at the Newest Americans

April 13, 2020

A new book by Associate Professor Ming Hsu Chen delves into the meaning of citizenship to immigrants around Colorado.

Sharon Jacobs

What Trade-offs?

April 13, 2020

A new website,, administered and overseen in part by Associate Professor Sharon Jacobs, aims to promote awareness and discussion of the energy transition and its associated trade-offs.

Artificial Intelligence and Justice

April 13, 2020

As the world grapples with how best to manage the growth of artificial intelligence, some of the University of Colorado Law School's leading scholars and students examined the legal issues it presents at a November conference cohosted by Colorado Law and the College of Law at the United Arab Emirates University.

TLPC student attorneys

Clinic Students Weigh In on Future of Automatic Speech Recognition Policies

April 13, 2020

Students in the Samuelson-Glushko Technology Law and Policy Clinic at Colorado Law are addressing concerns surrounding the oversight and implementation of automatic speech recognition, an artificial intelligence technology that detects speech and turns spoken words into text, and which is increasingly becoming the focus of debates in disability policy.