University of Colorado Law School Professor Kristen Carpenter, an American Indian law scholar with expertise in property, cultural property, human rights, and Indigenous peoples, has been appointed as a justice of the inaugural Supreme Court of the Shawnee Tribe.
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.
Associate Professor Benjamin Levin discusses the relationship between the coronavirus pandemic and criminal justice reform, police unions and their role in policymaking, and mass incarceration in the United States.
University of Colorado Law School Professor and Director of Clinical Programs Deborah Cantrell is a recipient of Boulder County Public Health’s 2020 Healthy Community Award for her work supporting mobile homeowners in Colorado.
The Institute for Transnational Arbitration, a division of The Center for American and International Law, announced the appointment of University of Colorado Law School Professor Anna Spain Bradley to its prestigious Academic Council.
Carla Fredericks, associate professor of law and director of the American Indian Law Clinic, helped organize a campaign to change the name of Washington, D.C.’s NFL team, which announced July 13 it will change its name and logo.
On June 10, University of Colorado Law School Provost Professor of Civil Rights Law Suzette Malveaux testified before the Colorado House Finance Committee in support of a bill promoting measures to enhance police accountability and integrity.
Fifty law professors gathered by University of Colorado Law School Professor and lead author Craig Konnoth signed an amicus brief that was submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in a Colorado antidiscrimination case. The professors were drawn from every state in the Tenth Circuit.
In a new book, Colorado Law Professor Aya Gruber, a prominent scholar of criminal law, criminal procedure, critical theory, and feminism, argues that zero-tolerance anti-violence law and policy have exacerbated the American carceral state.