Akhil Reed Amar

Yale Law School's Akhil Reed Amar to Deliver Coen Lecture on April 22

April 19, 2021

Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, will deliver the University of Colorado Law School’s 63rd annual John R. Coen Lecture on April 22, 2021. The title of the lecture, which will be held virtually, is "America's First Peaceful (Just Barely!) Transfer of Power."

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New Toolkit Helps Indigenous Peoples Realize Their Rights at Home

March 31, 2021

An educational toolkit drafted by students and attorneys at the University of Colorado Law School, Native American Rights Fund (NARF), and UCLA Law School seeks to help American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians use the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in their own laws and programs.

Privacy at the Margins

Conference Explores 'Privacy at the Margins'

March 10, 2021

The Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Law School hosted an online conference on March 12 exploring how surveillance regimes have engendered disproportionate harm to underrepresented groups based on racial, sexual, immigration, religious, and gender biases. The conference highlighted themes from Associate Professor Scott Skinner-Thompson's recent book by the same name.

Law Alumni Awards Banquet

New Awards to Recognize Alumni for Mentorship, Diversity and Inclusion

Feb. 24, 2021

Two new Dean’s Choice Awards established by the University of Colorado Law School’s Law Alumni Board—the Brooke Wunnicke Outstanding Mentor Award and the Sonny Flowers Award—will recognize alumni for their mentorship of other attorneys and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

2021 Alumni Award recipients

Honorees Announced for 40th Annual Colorado Law Alumni Awards Celebration

Feb. 17, 2021

The University of Colorado Law School will celebrate eight alumni and friends at its 40th annual awards celebration on Thursday, June 17, 2021. The ceremony will be held virtually.

Dean Finalists

Community Invited to Meet Law Dean Finalists; Open Forums to Begin Feb. 3

Jan. 28, 2021

The campus and broader community are invited to participate in four open forums with the finalists for the dean of Colorado Law position on Feb. 3, Feb. 9, Feb. 11, and Feb. 16. The four finalists will also each meet in sessions with Colorado Law students; faculty; staff; advancement personnel; student leaders; assistant and associate deans; the provost; the dean; and the search committee.

Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams to Speak at University of Colorado Law School Commencement Recognition Ceremony

Jan. 27, 2021

The University of Colorado Law School is pleased to announce that voting rights activist and bestselling author Stacey Abrams will be the speaker for the Colorado Law Class of 2021 commencement recognition ceremony, which will be held virtually.

Dean Finalists

Provost Announces 4 Finalists for Colorado Law Dean Position

Jan. 21, 2021

Finalist interviews will take place virtually in February, including a public session with each candidate.

Kathleen Lord

Korey Wise Innocence Project Adds Veteran Litigator to Staff

Jan. 20, 2021

Kathleen Lord, a veteran litigator whose decades of experience include positions with the Colorado State Public Defender and Federal Public Defender’s Office, has joined the University of Colorado Law School’s Korey Wise Innocence Project as a legal fellow.

Kristen Carpenter

Kristen Carpenter Named to Shawnee Tribe’s Inaugural Supreme Court

Jan. 15, 2021

University of Colorado Law School Professor Kristen Carpenter, an American Indian law scholar with expertise in property, cultural property, human rights, and Indigenous peoples, has been appointed as a justice of the inaugural Supreme Court of the Shawnee Tribe.