Wolf Law Building

Provost Announces Search Committee for New Law Dean

Oct. 19, 2020

CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore has named the members of the committee to conduct a national search for a new dean for the University of Colorado Law School to succeed outgoing dean James Anaya. Moore has named Michele Moses, vice provost and associate vice chancellor for faculty affairs, to head the search committee.

Voting

Law Students Help Undergraduates Get out the Vote

Oct. 14, 2020

To encourage University of Colorado Boulder undergraduates to cast their ballots this November, a team of University of Colorado Law School students will visit hundreds of classes virtually to instruct students how to register to vote and cast a ballot in Colorado.

Bill Pizzi

Pizzi's New Book Highlights Supreme Court's Role in Mass Incarceration

Oct. 8, 2020

University of Colorado Law School Professor Emeritus Bill Pizzi has released a new book that illuminates the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the rise in U.S. incarceration rates.

Zak Yacoob

Former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa Zak Yacoob to Deliver 2020 John Paul Stevens Lecture

Sept. 30, 2020

Zak Yacoob, a former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and anti-apartheid activist, will deliver the ninth annual John Paul Stevens Lecture virtually at noon MT on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Justice Yacoob is the first international justice to present the Stevens Lecture, which is free and open to the public. Justice Yacoob will share his thoughts on the role of the courts, social justice, and racial equality.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

White Center Honors Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at Constitution Day Event

Sept. 23, 2020

To commemorate the life and legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18, 2020, the University of Colorado Law School’s Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law held a virtual discussion with Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and Colorado Supreme Court Justice Melissa Hart.

Hunter Knapp and Alexia Brunet Marks

Recent Graduate, Professors Examine Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Communities

Sept. 11, 2020

A new report coauthored by postdoctoral fellow and recent graduate Hunter Knapp ('20) and University of Colorado Law School Associate Professor Alexia Brunet Marks seeks to protect Colorado food workers in their workplaces as they contribute their essential labor throughout the state’s food system.

Doug Spencer

Election Law Scholar Joins White Center as Distinguished Faculty Fellow for 2020-21

Sept. 8, 2020

Douglas Spencer, an election law scholar whose research addresses the role of prejudice and racial attitudes in voting rights litigation, has joined the University of Colorado Law School’s Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law as a distinguished faculty fellow for the 2020-21 academic year.

LILAC Fellows

First-Year Students Named Leaders in Law and Community Fellows

Aug. 31, 2020

The University of Colorado Law School’s Class of 2023 includes six recipients of the prestigious Leaders in Law and Community Fellowship, which offers three years of tuition, mentoring, and leadership opportunities to a select group of incoming students. Meet five of this year's LILAC fellows.

Korey Wise Innocence Project

Korey Wise Innocence Project Receives $50,000 Grant

Aug. 31, 2020

The Korey Wise Innocence Project at the University of Colorado Law School has been awarded $50,000 from the Fred & Jean Allegretti Foundation to better serve the growing number of volunteer law students and community members who investigate cases of possible wrongful conviction in Colorado. The grant will finance a full renovation of the project's new office space on the law school's second floor.

Constitutional Law Speaker Series

White Center Hosts Virtual Constitutional Law Speaker Series

Aug. 26, 2020

The Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law at the University of Colorado Law School will host a virtual speaker series this fall exploring topics including police reform, citizenship, protest lawyering, voting rights, racial justice, and critical race theory.

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