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.

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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.

Students and faculty laughing at the Orientation Kickoff

Colorado Law Welcomes the Class of 2025

Sept. 6, 2022

On Tuesday, August 16, Colorado Law’s newest students got together in person for the very first time. The Class of 2025, made up of 12 LLMs, 11 MSLs, and 165 JD students, had the opportunity to eat, drink, and be merry at the Rayback Collective in beautiful Boulder. The next day, Orientation 2022 began in earnest.

Startup Summer participants

Startup Summer 2022

Sept. 6, 2022

This summer, Silicon Flatirons brought together students from across the nation to participate in the 11th iteration of Startup Summer.

Community members celebrating purchase of the park.

Clinic Helps Protect Local Mobile Home Park as Permanently Affordable Housing

Sept. 6, 2022

Colorado Law's Sustainable Community Development Clinic (SCDC) has formed a new non-profit to support residents of a Ft. Collins mobile home park in preserving the affordability of their homes.

Headshot of Professor Jonathan Skinner-Thompson on graphic background

Getting to Know Prof. Jonathan Skinner-Thompson

Aug. 17, 2022

Jonathan Skinner-Thompson , who joined the Colorado Law clinical faculty in 2020, has transitioned from his role as associate clinical professor and director of the Getches-Green Natural Resources, Energy & Environmental Law Clinic to associate professor of law on the research faculty. He will continue to teach natural resources courses...