Alexia Brunet Marks

Food Law Workshop Highlights Colorado’s Innovations in the Field

May 23, 2017

The University of Colorado Law School's annual Boulder Summer Workshops series kicked off this week with the Colorado Food Law Faculty Workshop, where prominent scholars from across the nation had the opportunity to discuss current issues in food law and receive feedback on their research in the area.

Chen and Anaya

Professors Chapin and Chen Recognized With Calhoun Public Service Award

May 18, 2017

Associate Clinical Professor Violeta Chapin and Associate Professor Ming Chen received this year’s Clifford Calhoun Public Service Award, given annually to a faculty or staff member who contributes to the public service of the law school.

Kristen A. Carpenter

Professor Carpenter appointed to United Nations Position

March 24, 2017

On March 24, 2017, at the conclusion of its 34th Session in Geneva, the United Nations Human Rights Council appointed Kristen A. Carpenter as the North American member of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Carpenter serves as Council Tree Professor of Law and associate dean for...

2016 CU Law Faculty

American Indian Law Professors to Present at Indigenous Storytelling and Law Symposium

March 13, 2017

On March 17-18, Dean S. James Anaya and University of Colorado Law School professors will participate in an interdisciplinary symposium hosted by the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies exploring ways in which indigenous narratives are spoken, heard, and acted upon in legal settings.

Professor Charles Wilkinson

Professor Wilkinson Instrumental in President Obama’s Designation of Bears Ears National Monument

Dec. 30, 2016

On Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, President Barack Obama announced the designation of Bears Ears National Monument, a measure conceived in part by Professor Charles Wilkinson . The president’s designation will protect approximately 1.35 million acres of federal land surrounding the Bears Ears Buttes in southeastern Utah. Five tribes—the Hopi, Navajo,...

Dean Anaya in Bangkok

Dean Anaya Helps Advance UN Consultations at Bangkok Meeting

Dec. 1, 2016

On Nov. 11 and 12, 2016, Dean S. James Anaya discussed a new U.N. initiative with representatives of indigenous peoples from around the world at a meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.


Professor Moss Secures Injunction Against Ballot Selfie Ban

Nov. 21, 2016

On Nov. 4, 2016, U.S. District Court Judge Christine Arguello issued a preliminary injunction prohibiting the enforcement of Colorado’s “ballot selfie” ban, which makes it a crime for voters to show anyone their completed ballot, whether in person or online.


Professor Guruswamy to Deliver Keynote on Global Energy Justice

Oct. 25, 2016

Professor Guruswamy will deliver a keynote address entitled "Global Energy Justice: Poverty & Women" at the University of Iowa’s Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems Symposium.


Dean Anaya Meets with United Nations General Assembly President

Oct. 11, 2016

Anaya was tapped by the president of the U.N. General Assembly to advise on enhancing representation of indigenous peoples at the U.N.

American Absurd

Professor Schlag Publishes First Novel

Oct. 5, 2016

At first glance, readers might be quick to characterize Professor Pierre Schlag ’s most recent writings as exceedingly technical, and he would likely agree. Schlag points to his latest articles, “How to Do Things with Hohfeld” ( Law and Contemporary Problems , 2015) and “The Knowledge Bubble” (forthcoming 2016), as...