Essence Duncan

Student Selected as NAACP Law Fellow

May 17, 2021

University of Colorado Law School student Essence Duncan (’23) has been selected by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) as a 2021 Law Fellow.

GWC webinar

Haaland, Neguse Headline May 13 Webinar Hosted by Getches-Wilkinson Center

May 13, 2021

On Thursday, May 13, United States Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland––the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary––joined Colorado Law Dean S. James Anaya and Colorado Congressman Joe Neguse ('09) for a discussion titled Land, Water, & People: The Natural Resource Priorities of the Biden Administration.

Sarah Krakoff

Professor Sarah Krakoff Named to Interior Department Leadership Team

May 12, 2021

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has named University of Colorado Law School Professor Sarah Krakoff deputy solicitor for parks and wildlife, a key role on the U.S. Department of the Interior leadership team.

Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams Shares Lessons in Life, Law With Colorado Law Class of 2021

May 11, 2021

After navigating their final year of law school amid a pandemic and a social justice movement, University of Colorado Law School graduates celebrated their landmark accomplishments in a virtual ceremony on May 8. Keynote speaker Stacey Abrams charged the graduates with three calls to action: have ambition, embrace fear, and prepare for failure as they prepare for life after graduation.

Lolita Buckner Inniss

Lolita Buckner Inniss to Become Dean of Colorado Law

April 23, 2021

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell Moore today named Lolita Buckner Inniss dean of the University of Colorado Law School, effective July 1, 2021. Inniss will become Colorado Law’s first African American dean and second female to lead the school.

Black Lives Matter

Anti-Racism and Intersectionality Caucus Presents Findings in First Newsletter

April 21, 2021

As part of its work to address the need for anti-racism and intersectionality within the law school and the legal profession, the University of Colorado Law School’s Anti-Racism and Intersectionality Caucus has released its first newsletter to the law school community.

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."

Rothgerber Conference

29th Annual Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Conference Explores 'Pursuing Citizenship'

April 16, 2021

Scholars and legal practitioners from across the country gathered virtually on April 9, 2021, for the University of Colorado Law School’s 29th annual Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Conference. This year’s conference built on the themes of Colorado Law Professor Ming Hsu Chen 's new book, Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement...

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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.

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