Read statements from Dean Anaya, CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano, and the Colorado Law chapter of the Black Law Students Association in response to the death of George Floyd and the protests that followed across the country.
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.
After nearly 22 years of practice as a securities lawyer and almost 13 years at Denver’s Holland & Hart LLP, Lucy Schlauch Stark ('98) was promoted to managing partner of the firm on Jan. 1, 2020. Today, Stark is navigating her new position amidst a global pandemic, having recently implemented a rapid, effective transition to a large-scale remote operation.
The University of Colorado Law School is proud to partner with the Native American Rights Fund on a new website serving indigenous peoples. The site provides education and training that address challenges presented by COVID-19 and offers opportunities to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
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.
University of Colorado Law School Professor and DeMuth Chair Peter Huang has received a CU Boulder Interdisciplinary Leadership Research seed grant for his research on lessening anxiety, panic, and complacency in pandemics.
Second-year University of Colorado Law School student Johnnie Nguyen ('21) has been elected to serve as the Law Student At-Large on the American Bar Association's (ABA) Board of Governors. He will be the only law student on the 44-member board.
With a total of 10,667 hours recorded, the University of Colorado Law School’s Class of 2020 volunteered more unpaid, law-related work during their time in law school than any other graduating class in recent history.