Class of 2024

Colorado Law Welcomes Class of 2024

Aug. 26, 2021

The University of Colorado Law School welcomed its newest class of 172 JD, 16 Master of Laws (LLM), and 7 new Master of Studies in Law (MSL) students as classes began on Aug. 23.

Doug Spencer

Doug Spencer, Election Law Scholar, to Join Faculty

Aug. 2, 2021

Doug Spencer, an election law scholar whose research addresses the role of prejudice and racial attitudes in Voting Rights Act litigation, will join the University of Colorado Law School faculty as an associate professor this fall.

Lady Justice

Colorado Law Launches Civil Rights and Racial Justice Certificate

July 14, 2021

As part of the University of Colorado Law School’s Anti-Racism and Representation Initiative, the law school recently announced the launch of a certificate program focused on civil rights and racial justice. Associate Professor Scott Skinner-Thompson will serve as the program's initial faculty advisor.

Kristen Carpenter

'Self-Determination and Resilience': Insights on Human Rights in Practice

June 28, 2021

University of Colorado Law School Professor Kristen A. Carpenter reflects on her two terms as the North American member of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Chase Velasquez

Tribal Attorney Chase Velasquez Joins Clinical Faculty as Visiting Professor, Interim Director of American Indian Law Clinic

June 23, 2021

Chase Velasquez, a tribal attorney with experience at the Navajo Nation Department of Justice and the San Carlos Apache Tribe’s Department of Justice, has joined the University of Colorado Law School as a visiting clinical professor and interim director of the American Indian Law Clinic.

Suzette Malveaux

Survivors of the Tulsa Massacre Deserve a Day in Court, Not Just Symbolic Justice, Argues Professor Suzette Malveaux

June 4, 2021

"Justice is timeless — or at least it should be when government commits the most egregious atrocities against its own citizens," wrote Professor Suzette Malveaux, who represented survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, in an opinion piece in the Washington Post.

Suzette Malveaux

Professor Suzette Malveaux, Who Represented 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Survivors, Gives Keynote About Work at Event Commemorating Massacre’s 100th Anniversary

May 25, 2021

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, University of Colorado Law School Provost Professor of Civil Rights Law Suzette Malveaux spoke about her pro bono work representing the survivors of what is widely known as one of the worst race massacres in U.S. history.

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.