Inside Legal Education with Law School Deans

Colorado Law Partners With Five Law Schools on Digital Discussion Series to Engage Prospective Students

Aug. 17, 2020

The deans at six law schools across the nation have forged a unique partnership to launch an innovative digital discussion series to engage prospective students and encourage a robust conversation about legal education.

Professor Ming Hsu Chen

In New Book, Professor Ming Hsu Chen Examines Citizenship in the Enforcement Era

Aug. 13, 2020

In Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era, University of Colorado Law School Associate Professor Ming Hsu Chen shares the everyday perspectives of immigrants on what it is like to try to integrate into American society during a time when immigration policy is focused on enforcement and exclusion.

Dean S. James Anaya

Dean S. James Anaya to Continue as Member of the Faculty in 2021-22

Aug. 11, 2020

Provost Russell L. Moore announced today that S. James Anaya will not seek a second term as dean of the University of Colorado Law School and will continue as a member of the faculty when his five-year term ends on June 30, 2021. A search process for a new dean will be announced during the fall semester with the goal of having a new dean identified by May 2021.

Jonathan Skinner-Thompson

Environmental Lawyer Jonathan Skinner-Thompson Joins Clinical Faculty

Aug. 1, 2020

Environmental attorney Jonathan Skinner-Thompson, who previously worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, has joined the University of Colorado Law School faculty as an associate clinical professor and director of the Getches-Green Natural Resources and Environmental Law Clinic.

Sonny Flowers

In Memoriam: Sonny Flowers ('71), Prominent Boulder Attorney and Champion for Diversity

July 30, 2020

The University of Colorado Law School community mourns the loss of W. Harold "Sonny" Flowers Jr. ('71), a prominent Boulder attorney known for his perseverance and efforts to make CU Boulder and Colorado Law more inclusive.

Dean S. James Anaya

From Dean Anaya: My Commitment to Confront Racism and Advance Representation in the Legal Profession

July 21, 2020

A comprehensive new initiative launched by Dean Anaya will confront racism and its persistent effects around us and advance the representation and genuine welcoming of Black people and other marginalized groups within the University of Colorado Law School community and the legal profession.

Carla Fredericks

How Colorado Law Professor Carla Fredericks Helped Change Washington's Football Mascot

July 14, 2020

Carla Fredericks, associate professor of law and director of the American Indian Law Clinic, helped organize a campaign to change the name of Washington, D.C.’s NFL team, which announced July 13 it will change its name and logo.

Mini Law School

Upcoming Season of Mini Law School to Cover Impacts of the 2020 Election

July 13, 2020

The University of Colorado Law School's popular Mini Law School returns for its ninth season this fall with a brand-new curriculum that examines voting rights, election law, and the impacts of the 2020 election.

Silicon Flatirons, Startup Colorado to Launch Policy Academy for Rural Entrepreneurs

Silicon Flatirons, Startup Colorado to Launch Policy Academy for Rural Entrepreneurs

July 9, 2020

A collaborative group comprising the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado Law School, Startup Colorado, and the Telluride Foundation recently received an $85,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to enable the development and execution of a three-day entrepreneurial policy academy.

Dean S. James Anaya

Meaningful Change Requires Recognizing Racism's Pervasiveness, Dean S. James Anaya Writes in Denver Post

June 29, 2020

In a guest commentary published in the Denver Post, Dean Anaya writes that the moment we are living calls our leaders, and all of us, to a heightened awareness of racism’s pervasiveness, and to a renewed commitment to the country’s founding promise of justice and equality for all.

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