Professor Andrew Schwartz

Faculty Scholarship Highlights

Feb. 1, 2023

Ranked 33rd for scholarly impact, Colorado Law faculty are on the cutting edge in areas such as artificial intelligence and technology, environmental law, American Indian law, and criminal law. Read about some of their boundary-breaking research.

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Two New Faculty to Join Colorado Law

Faculty whose expertise includes constitutional and immigration law and technology law and policy will join the University of Colorado Law School this August.

Pictured: Director Gregor MacGregor with Student Deputy Directors Ellen Beckert, Cameron Abatti, Mary Slosson, Jackson Dunivan, and Oliver Skelly. Not Pictured: Student Deputy Director Grace Jimenez.

Acequia Assistance Project Awarded 2022 ABA Distinguished Achievement in Environmental Law and Policy Award

Dec. 26, 2022

Earlier this month, the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources recognized the Acequia Assistance Project with the 2022 Distinguished Achievement Award in Environmental Law and Policy during an online awards presentation.

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Under the Iron Heel: The Wobblies and the Capitalist War on Radical Workers

Dec. 19, 2022

Q&A with Professor Ahmed White, whose new book gives a dramatic, deeply researched account of how legal repression and vigilantism brought down the Wobblies—and how the destruction of their union haunts us to this day.

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Honorees Announced for 42nd Annual Colorado Law Alumni Awards Banquet

Dec. 12, 2022

This year, the Law Alumni Board and Dean Inniss are thrilled to celebrate six distinguished graduates at its 42nd annual Alumni Awards Banquet. The honorees for the 2023 Alumni Awards are: Beth Crane ’79, Jennifer Evans ’98, Congressman Joseph Neguse ’09, Betty Nordwind ’71, the Honorable Judge Donald Quick ’86, and Bill Callison ’82.

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A Banner Semester for the American Indian Law Clinic

Nov. 30, 2022

The 2022-2023 American Indian Law Clinic (the Clinic) students have already been hard at work; parsing national election laws; digging through historical treaties and local laws; and supporting international clients to elevate Indigenous human rights concerns before the United Nations.

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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”.

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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.

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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...