Professor Harry Surden

Professor Harry Surden Delivers 2022 Austin W. Scott Jr. Lecture

Nov. 17, 2022

Harry Surden, Professor of Law and director of the Silicon Flatirons Center Artificial Intelligence Initiative, delivered the 47th annual Austin W. Scott, Jr. Lecture at the University of Colorado Law School on November 10. The lecture was titled “Artificial Intelligence and Law”.

Professor Jim Anaya

President Biden Appoints Professor S. James Anaya to National Board of Education Sciences

Nov. 11, 2022

On October 27, the White House announced President Biden had appointed Colorado Law School Professor and former Dean S. James Anaya to serve on the National Board of Education Sciences.

Margaret Farrell stands holding her award

Margaret Farrell '16 Named Attorney of the Year

Nov. 10, 2022

Earlier this fall, Margaret Farrell ‘16 was named “Attorney of the Year” by the Denver Trial Office—the largest office in the state.

Letter from Dean Inniss to the Colorado Law Community

Letter from Dean Inniss to the Colorado Law Community

Nov. 4, 2022

To our Colorado Law Community, As many of you are aware, recently an ofrenda displayed in our building in honor of Día de los Muertos was dismantled by law school employees and members of the school leadership team. The dismantling caused substantial hurt and harm. I want to start by...

Professor Kristen Carpenter, Director of the American Indian Law Program, and student leaders from NALSA present Chief Justice Riley and Professor Malveaux with gift blankets.

11th Annual John Paul Stevens Lecture hosted Chief Justice Angela Riley who discussed Tribal Courts and Justice in Indian Country

Nov. 3, 2022

Written by: Tatiana Nelson, Class of 2024 The 11 th annual John Paul Stevens Lecture took place on October 18 th at the University of Colorado Law School, hosting the first ever Tribal Court Justice to speak at the Stevens Lecture. Over 200 attendees packed the Wittemyer Courtroom in addition...

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Revitalizing Indigenous Peoples’ Languages: A Matter of Human Rights

Oct. 19, 2022

The 54th Algonquian Conference: Launching the International Decade of Indigenous Languages, hosted by the Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies (CNAIS) and the University of Colorado Law School with support from an Innovative Seed Grant from the Research and Innovation Office (RIO) and the Department of Linguistics, will be held Thursday, October 20 through Sunday, October 23 at the law school. Speakers from the United Nations, U.S., and Canada will address both the causes of language loss and opportunities for revitalization.

Korey Wise speaks to classroom full of students

Korey Wise Visits Colorado Law

Oct. 4, 2022

Korey Wise, a member of the Exonerated Five, spoke at Colorado Law on September 23, 2022, his first visit to Colorado Law in six years. At the event sponsored by the Korey Wise Innocence Project (KWIP), the classroom was packed with students, KWIP staff, and members of the community who all came to hear Mr. Wise tell his story and answer questions.

Professor Robinson accepting the OCR award

Professor Colene Robinson and Josi McCauley ‘06 Honored at the Colorado Office of the Child’s Representative Annual Conference

Oct. 4, 2022

Professor Colene Robinson, co-director of Colorado Law’s Clinical Program, and Josi McCauley ’06 each received awards at the 2022 Colorado Office of the Child’s Representative (OCR) Annual Conference, held on September 12 and 13.

Student volunteers at Constitution Day

Constitution Day 2022

Oct. 3, 2022

The Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law celebrated its eleventh annual Constitution Day Project this September. Each year, volunteers teach challenging constitutional questions in Colorado high schools to commemorate the 1787 signing of the U.S. Constitution.

Justice Angela R. Riley

Justice Angela R. Riley, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma, to deliver Stevens Lecture on October 18

Sept. 28, 2022

Justice Angela R. Riley, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma and internationally esteemed scholar, will join the Colorado Law community on October 18, 2022 to deliver the 11th annual John Paul Stevens Lecture.