Lucy Stark

Alumni Spotlight: Lucy Schlauch Stark ('98) on Managing a Law Firm Under COVID-19

May 27, 2020

After nearly 22 years of practice as a securities lawyer and almost 13 years at Denver’s Holland & Hart LLP, Lucy Schlauch Stark ('98) was promoted to managing partner of the firm on Jan. 1, 2020. Today, Stark is navigating her new position amidst a global pandemic, having recently implemented a rapid, effective transition to a large-scale remote operation.

Korey Wise

When They See Him

May 26, 2020

Korey Wise changed the trajectory of the Colorado Innocence Project (renamed the Korey Wise Innocence Project). Now, thanks in part to a popular docuseries, the project has hit its stride.

Hon. Nikea Bland

Alumni Spotlight: Hon. Nikea Bland ('05) on Her Path to the Bench

May 26, 2020

The Hon. Nikea Bland ('05) discusses her path to the bench of Colorado's 2nd Judicial District. Prior to her appointment by Gov. Polis in January 2020, Bland was a senior associate at O'Malley and Sawyer, LLC, where her practice consisted of criminal defense and dependency and neglect matters.

NARF and Colorado Law staff

Advocating for Human Rights During a Time of COVID-19

May 22, 2020

The University of Colorado Law School is proud to partner with the Native American Rights Fund on a new website serving indigenous peoples. The site provides education and training that address challenges presented by COVID-19 and offers opportunities to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Aya Gruber

Feminism Has a Criminal Law Problem, Professor Aya Gruber Argues in New Book

May 11, 2020

In a new book, Colorado Law Professor Aya Gruber, a prominent scholar of criminal law, criminal procedure, critical theory, and feminism, argues that zero-tolerance anti-violence law and policy have exacerbated the American carceral state.

Alex Hamilton

Alex Hamilton ('21) Named 2020 Wyss Scholar

May 4, 2020

Alex Hamilton, a dual JD/Master of Science in Environmental Studies candidate, is Colorado Law's third Wyss Scholar. He plans to pursue a career in federal land-use planning.

Peter Huang

Professor Peter Huang Earns Grant for Research on Pandemic Emotions

May 1, 2020

University of Colorado Law School Professor and DeMuth Chair Peter Huang has received a CU Boulder Interdisciplinary Leadership Research seed grant for his research on lessening anxiety, panic, and complacency in pandemics.

Johnnie Nguyen

Johnnie Nguyen ('21) Elected to American Bar Association's Board of Governors

April 24, 2020

Second-year University of Colorado Law School student Johnnie Nguyen ('21) has been elected to serve as the Law Student At-Large on the American Bar Association's (ABA) Board of Governors. He will be the only law student on the 44-member board.

Class of 2020

Class of 2020 Logs 10,000+ Hours of Public Service Work

April 22, 2020

With a total of 10,667 hours recorded, the University of Colorado Law School’s Class of 2020 volunteered more unpaid, law-related work during their time in law school than any other graduating class in recent history.

Rothgerber Conference

Annual Rothgerber Conference Marks the 100-Year Anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment

April 17, 2020

Scholars and legal practitioners from across the country gathered virtually on April 3, 2020, for the University of Colorado Law School’s 28th annual Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Conference. This year’s conference marked the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment and considered the continuing fight to secure voting rights, political representation for all, and women’s empowerment. Pictured L-R: Suzette Malveaux, Colorado Law; Reva Siegel, Yale Law; Carolyn Ramsey, Colorado Law; Julie Suk, CUNY Graduate Center.