Lady Justice

Colorado Law Launches Civil Rights and Racial Justice Certificate

July 14, 2021

As part of the University of Colorado Law School’s Anti-Racism and Representation Initiative, the law school recently announced the launch of a certificate program focused on civil rights and racial justice. Associate Professor Scott Skinner-Thompson will serve as the program's initial faculty advisor.

Kristen Carpenter

'Self-Determination and Resilience': Insights on Human Rights in Practice

June 28, 2021

University of Colorado Law School Professor Kristen A. Carpenter reflects on her two terms as the North American member of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Chase Velasquez

Tribal Attorney Chase Velasquez Joins Clinical Faculty as Visiting Professor, Interim Director of American Indian Law Clinic

June 23, 2021

Chase Velasquez, a tribal attorney with experience at the Navajo Nation Department of Justice and the San Carlos Apache Tribe’s Department of Justice, has joined the University of Colorado Law School as a visiting clinical professor and interim director of the American Indian Law Clinic.

Suzette Malveaux

Survivors of the Tulsa Massacre Deserve a Day in Court, Not Just Symbolic Justice, Argues Professor Suzette Malveaux

June 4, 2021

"Justice is timeless — or at least it should be when government commits the most egregious atrocities against its own citizens," wrote Professor Suzette Malveaux, who represented survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, in an opinion piece in the Washington Post.

Suzette Malveaux

Professor Suzette Malveaux, Who Represented 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Survivors, Gives Keynote About Work at Event Commemorating Massacre’s 100th Anniversary

May 25, 2021

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, University of Colorado Law School Provost Professor of Civil Rights Law Suzette Malveaux spoke about her pro bono work representing the survivors of what is widely known as one of the worst race massacres in U.S. history.

Essence Duncan

Student Selected as NAACP Law Fellow

May 17, 2021

University of Colorado Law School student Essence Duncan (’23) has been selected by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as a 2021 Law Fellow.

GWC webinar

Haaland, Neguse Headline May 13 Webinar Hosted by Getches-Wilkinson Center

May 13, 2021

On Thursday, May 13, United States Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland––the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary––joined Colorado Law Dean S. James Anaya and Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse ('09) for a discussion titled Land, Water, & People: The Natural Resource Priorities of the Biden Administration.

Sarah Krakoff

Professor Sarah Krakoff Named to Interior Department Leadership Team

May 12, 2021

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has named University of Colorado Law School Professor Sarah Krakoff deputy solicitor for parks and wildlife, a key role on the U.S. Department of the Interior leadership team.

Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams Shares Lessons in Life, Law With Colorado Law Class of 2021

May 11, 2021

After navigating their final year of law school amid a pandemic and a social justice movement, University of Colorado Law School graduates celebrated their landmark accomplishments in a virtual ceremony on May 8. Keynote speaker Stacey Abrams charged the graduates with three calls to action: have ambition, embrace fear, and prepare for failure as they prepare for life after graduation.

Lolita Buckner Inniss

Lolita Buckner Inniss to Become Dean of Colorado Law

April 23, 2021

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today named Lolita Buckner Inniss dean of the University of Colorado Law School, effective July 1, 2021. Inniss will become Colorado Law’s first African American dean and second female to lead the school.