Colorado Law

Statement From Dean Anaya on the Death of George Floyd and Protests Nationwide

June 3, 2020

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.

Craig Konnoth

Professor Craig Konnoth, Scholars, Students File Amicus Brief in Colorado Antidiscrimination Case

May 28, 2020

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.

Lucy Stark

Alumni Spotlight: Lucy Schlauch Stark ('98) on Managing a Law Firm Under COVID-19

May 27, 2020

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.

Korey Wise

When They See Him

May 26, 2020

Korey Wise changed the trajectory of the Colorado Innocence Project (renamed the Korey Wise Innocence Project). Now, thanks in part to a popular docuseries, the project has hit its stride.

NARF and Colorado Law staff

Advocating for Human Rights During a Time of COVID-19

May 22, 2020

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.

Aya Gruber

Feminism Has a Criminal Law Problem, Professor Aya Gruber Argues in New Book

May 11, 2020

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.

Alex Hamilton

Alex Hamilton ('21) Named 2020 Wyss Scholar

May 4, 2020

Alex Hamilton, a dual JD/Master of Science in Environmental Studies candidate, is Colorado Law's third Wyss Scholar. He plans to pursue a career in federal land-use planning.

Peter Huang

Professor Peter Huang Earns Grant for Research on Pandemic Emotions

May 1, 2020

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.

Johnnie Nguyen

Johnnie Nguyen ('21) Elected to American Bar Association's Board of Governors

April 24, 2020

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.

Class of 2020

Class of 2020 Logs 10,000+ Hours of Public Service Work

April 22, 2020

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.