Ming H. Chen

Ming Hsu Chen Selected for Campuswide Faculty Fellows Cohort

Nov. 25, 2019

University of Colorado Law School Associate Professor Ming Hsu Chen was one of 13 faculty members across the CU Boulder campus selected to participate in the Research & Innovation Office's (RIO) 2020 Faculty Fellows cohort. The Faculty Fellows program supports CU Boulder’s most promising faculty in achieving their research goals and promotes collaboration by "shrinking the campus."

Small satellite

Clinic-Led Interdisciplinary Team Helps Guide New FCC Satellite Regulations

Nov. 19, 2019

An interdisciplinary team led by the Samuelson-Glushko Technology Law and Policy Clinic at the University of Colorado Law School, in partnership with Dr. Scott E. Palo and CU Boulder’s College of Engineering and Applied Science, had a role in influencing groundbreaking national policy for small satellites at the Federal Communications Commission.

Vanessa Cortez

Vanessa Cortez ('20) Uses Legal Education to Give Back to Colorado Communities

Nov. 15, 2019

As an incoming law student, Vanessa Cortez ('20) didn’t have many connections to the legal profession. Relationships built at Colorado Law and beyond helped Cortez grow her support network and advance toward her goal of helping Coloradans in need.

New Getches-Wilkinson Center Report Assesses Risks of Colorado River Cutbacks

Nov. 11, 2019

As declines in the Colorado River's flow pose a risk of forced water curtailments in the coming decades in Colorado and the rest of the Upper Colorado River Basin, communities should consider what kind of insurance is needed, argues a new report coauthored by Anne Castle ('81), senior fellow at the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment at the University of Colorado Law School.

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan delivers the 2019 John Paul Stevens Lecture

Justice Elena Kagan Delivers Humor, Wisdom, and Inspiration at Eighth Annual John Paul Stevens Lecture

Nov. 4, 2019

On Oct. 22, 2019, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Elena Kagan spoke to a sold-out crowd of over 2,000 people at CU Boulder’s Macky Auditorium—with hundreds more watching via livestream nationwide and internationally. The fireside-chat style event was moderated by Provost Professor of Civil Rights Law and Director of the White Center Suzette Malveaux.

Helen Norton

Professor Helen Norton to Deliver 2019 Austin W. Scott Jr. Lecture

Nov. 3, 2019

Professor Helen Norton, who holds the Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Chair in Constitutional Law, will deliver the 45th annual Austin W. Scott Jr. Lecture on Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Wittemyer Courtroom. The lecture is presented annually by a member of the faculty engaged in a significant scholarly project selected by the dean.

2020 Alumni Award honorees

University of Colorado Law School Announces 2020 Alumni Award Recipients

Oct. 25, 2019

The University of Colorado Law School will celebrate six alumni and friends of the law school at its 39th annual awards banquet on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver.

Helen Norton

Holding Government Speech Accountable: Professor Norton Publishes Book on Government Speech and the Constitution

Oct. 24, 2019

Constitutional law tends to focus on the rules that apply to what the government does—like the rules that apply to the laws that the government enacts to the government’s taxes and the government’s decisions to arrest and imprison. What’s less clear are the constitutional rules that apply to what the government says. In her new book, The Government’s Speech and the Constitution, constitutional law scholar and Professor Helen Norton investigates the variety and abundance of government speech.

Entrepreneurial and Business Law

Alumni in Focus: Entrepreneurial and Business Law Success Stories

Oct. 16, 2019

We spoke to four alumni making their mark in entrepreneurial and business law.


Zachary New ('19) Wins Yale Law Journal’s Immigration-Focused Student Essay Competition

Oct. 16, 2019

Recent Colorado Law graduate Zachary New ('19) is one of two winners of the Yale Law Journal's annual student essay competition, focused this year on emerging issues in immigration law.