Scott Lecture

Professor Suzette Malveaux Delivers 2020 Austin W. Scott Jr. Lecture

Dec. 3, 2020

In this lecture, titled "Is It Time for a New Civil Rights Act? Addressing Modern Obstructionist Procedure," Professor Suzette Malveaux explored how the U.S. Supreme Court’s civil procedure jurisprudence has undermined access to justice and civil rights enforcement, and why a new civil rights law is necessary during this critical and tumultuous time in our country. Watch a recording.

Fawn Sharp, President, National Congress of American Indians

Joint Project of Colorado Law and Native American Rights Fund Earns Support of National Congress of American Indians to Help Promote Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Nov. 30, 2020

The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), the nation’s largest and oldest organization of American Indian and Alaska Native tribal governments, recently passed a resolution reaffirming the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and calling for measures to implement it. NCAI noted a joint project of the University of Colorado Law School and Native American Rights Fund that seeks to implement the Declaration in the United States.

Mini Law School Spring

Virtual Spring Mini Law School Starts Feb. 2

Nov. 19, 2020

Following record enrollment this fall, the University of Colorado Law School will offer a special spring session of Mini Law School that addresses various aspects of business law and its role in the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The seven-week virtual series taught by Colorado Law’s renowned business and entrepreneurial law faculty begins Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021.

Fall 2020 Amicus

Fall 2020 Amicus Now Available

Nov. 10, 2020

This special issue, which focuses on the Anti-Racism and Representation Initiative, features essays from alumni and leaders in Colorado's legal community on why representation matters in legal education and the profession.

Phil Weiser

Register for Nov. 12 Virtual Panel Discussion: Back to the Future: Lessons for Our Emerging Challenges From Science Fiction and History

Nov. 3, 2020

Register for the John ('74) and Katherine Rosenbloom Endowed Lectureship Series on Thursday, Nov. 12, 5:15-6:30 p.m. MDT. Moderated by Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser.

Scott Skinner-Thompson

Scott Skinner-Thompson Publishes Book: Privacy at the Margins

Oct. 26, 2020

In a new book, Associate Professor Scott Skinner-Thompson explores how limited legal protections for privacy lead directly to concrete, material harms for many marginalized communities, including discrimination, harassment, and violence.

Carla Fredericks

Clinical Professor Carla Fredericks Named Executive Director of Global Foundation

Oct. 20, 2020

University of Colorado Law School Clinical Professor Carla Fredericks has been named the next executive director of The Christensen Fund, a grantmaking foundation that supports Indigenous peoples and local communities in their efforts to advance biocultural diversity, effective January 1, 2021.

Wolf Law Building

Provost Announces Search Committee for New Law Dean

Oct. 19, 2020

CU Boulder Provost Russell Moore has named the members of the committee to conduct a national search for a new dean for the University of Colorado Law School to succeed outgoing dean James Anaya. Moore has named Michele Moses, vice provost and associate vice chancellor for faculty affairs, to head the search committee.


Law Students Help Undergraduates Get out the Vote

Oct. 14, 2020

To encourage University of Colorado Boulder undergraduates to cast their ballots this November, a team of University of Colorado Law School students will visit hundreds of classes virtually to instruct students how to register to vote and cast a ballot in Colorado.

Bill Pizzi

Pizzi's New Book Highlights Supreme Court's Role in Mass Incarceration

Oct. 8, 2020

University of Colorado Law School Professor Emeritus Bill Pizzi has released a new book that illuminates the role of the U.S. Supreme Court in the rise in U.S. incarceration rates.