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LAW BUFF SPOTLIGHT: Alyssa Ortiz '23

Jan. 21, 2022

Congratulations are in order for Colorado Law 2L Alyssa Ortiz! We are thrilled to share that she has been elected to serve as Editor-in-Chief of Volume 94 of the University of Colorado Law Review. Meet Alyssa Ortiz!

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Suzette Malveaux Awarded Moses Lasky Professorship

Jan. 19, 2022

Colorado Law Professor Suzette Malveaux has been named Moses Lasky Professor of Law, one of the school’s highest faculty distinctions.


Colorado Law, Colorado Bureau of Investigation Partner to Review Criminal Cases for Potential Wrongful Convictions

Nov. 19, 2021

On Nov. 18, the Korey Wise Innocence Project (KWIP) at the University of Colorado Law School announced a partnership with the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to review criminal cases that occurred in Colorado between 1976 and 1995 where hair microscopy analysis was used as evidence.

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Stevens Lecture Showcases Sixth Circuit Judge Bernice Donald

Oct. 29, 2021

Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the 2021 John Paul Stevens Lecture took place on October 19 virtually and in-person at the University of Colorado Law School. The Honorable Bernice B. Donald of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit spoke on defining the “Rule of Law.”

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Honorees Announced for 41st Annual Colorado Law Alumni Awards Banquet

Oct. 5, 2021

The University of Colorado Law School will celebrate six distinguished alumni and friends at its 41st annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Thursday, March 10, 2022, in Denver.

Ann England

Colorado Criminal Defense Bar Honors Ann England

Oct. 1, 2021

Ann England, clinical professor at the University of Colorado Law School, is the 2020 recipient of the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar’s “Advancing Justice” Award. The award recognizes England’s years of teaching aspiring lawyers in Colorado Law’s Criminal Defense Clinic and serving as a role model and mentor for those new to criminal law.

Suzette Malveaux

Suzette Malveaux Honored with LGBTQ Advocacy Award

Sept. 28, 2021

On Sept. 18, University of Colorado Law School Professor Suzette Malveaux and her partner, Catherine Smith, accepted the Gerald A. Gerash Advocacy Award presented by The Center on Colfax at the center’s 45th anniversary gala. The award honors those who demonstrate a history of advocacy for the LGBTQ community.

Violeta Chapin

Violeta Chapin Wins Polly Baca Raíces Fuertes Community Leader Award

Sept. 20, 2021

Congressman Joe Neguse ('09) announced Clinical Professor Violeta Chapin as the winner of the 2021 Polly Baca Raíces Fuertes Community Leader Award in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Colorado Law Welcomes Class of 2024

Aug. 26, 2021

The University of Colorado Law School welcomed its newest class of 172 JD, 16 Master of Laws (LLM), and 7 new Master of Studies in Law (MSL) students as classes began on Aug. 23.

Doug Spencer

Doug Spencer, Election Law Scholar, to Join Faculty

Aug. 2, 2021

Doug Spencer, an election law scholar whose research addresses the role of prejudice and racial attitudes in Voting Rights Act litigation, will join the University of Colorado Law School faculty as an associate professor this fall.