Rothgerber Conference

29th Annual Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Conference Explores 'Pursuing Citizenship'

April 16, 2021

Scholars and legal practitioners from across the country gathered virtually on April 9, 2021, for the University of Colorado Law School’s 29th annual Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Conference. This year’s conference built on the themes of Colorado Law Professor Ming Hsu Chen 's new book, Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement...

Suzette Malveaux: Meet Colorado’s Legal Power Couple On The Cutting Edge Of Civil Rights And Education | Colorado Public Radio

March 18, 2021

Panelists at event

White Center Hosts Webinar on the Legal Foundations of Impeachment

Feb. 25, 2021

On Wednesday, Feb. 3, University of Colorado Law School Professors Helen Norton and Fred Bloom sat down to discuss the U.S. Senate’s second impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump, held on February 9. The conversation was moderated by White Center Faculty Fellow Doug Spencer , with an introduction by White...

Suzette Malveaux: 'Too Often Overlooked': Black Women Are Nearly Absent From the Federal Bench—It's Time to Change That |

Dec. 9, 2020

Scott Lecture

Professor Suzette Malveaux Delivers 2020 Austin W. Scott Jr. Lecture

Dec. 3, 2020

In this lecture, titled "Is It Time for a New Civil Rights Act? Addressing Modern Obstructionist Procedure," Professor Suzette Malveaux explored how the U.S. Supreme Court’s civil procedure jurisprudence has undermined access to justice and civil rights enforcement, and why a new civil rights law is necessary during this critical and tumultuous time in our country. Watch a recording.

Suzette Malveaux: Stevens Lecture Takes a Global Perspective on the Law | Law Week Colorado

Oct. 26, 2020


Law Students Help Undergraduates Get out the Vote

Oct. 14, 2020

To encourage University of Colorado Boulder undergraduates to cast their ballots this November, a team of University of Colorado Law School students will visit hundreds of classes virtually to instruct students how to register to vote and cast a ballot in Colorado.

Zak Yacoob

Former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa Zak Yacoob Delivers 2020 John Paul Stevens Lecture

Sept. 30, 2020

Zak Yacoob, a former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and anti-apartheid activist, will deliver the ninth annual John Paul Stevens Lecture virtually at noon MT on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Justice Yacoob is the first international justice to present the Stevens Lecture, which is free and open to the public. Justice Yacoob will share his thoughts on the role of the courts, social justice, and racial equality.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

White Center Honors Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Constitution Day Event

Sept. 23, 2020

To commemorate the life and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18, 2020, the University of Colorado Law School’s Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law held a virtual discussion with Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and Colorado Supreme Court Justice Melissa Hart.

Doug Spencer

Election Law Scholar Joins White Center as Distinguished Faculty Fellow for 2020-21

Sept. 8, 2020

Douglas Spencer, an election law scholar whose research addresses the role of prejudice and racial attitudes in voting rights litigation, has joined the University of Colorado Law School’s Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law as a distinguished faculty fellow for the 2020-21 academic year.