Public service at Colorado Law

Called to Service

June 25, 2020

University of Colorado Law School students reflect on their experiences engaging in public service work during law school.

Suzette Malveaux

State Laws Needed to Overcome 'Blue Wall of Silence' Among Police Officers, Suzette Malveaux Argues in Washington Post

June 24, 2020

Professor Suzette Malveaux

Professor Suzette Malveaux Testifies in Support of Colorado Police Accountability Bill

June 12, 2020

On June 10, University of Colorado Law School Provost Professor of Civil Rights Law Suzette Malveaux testified before the Colorado House Finance Committee in support of a bill promoting measures to enhance police accountability and integrity.

Colorado Law

Statement From Dean Anaya on the Death of George Floyd and Protests Nationwide

June 3, 2020

Read statements from Dean Anaya, CU Boulder Chancellor Phil DiStefano, and the Colorado Law chapter of the Black Law Students Association in response to the death of George Floyd and the protests that followed across the country.

Craig Konnoth

Professor Craig Konnoth, Scholars, Students File Amicus Brief in Colorado Antidiscrimination Case

May 28, 2020

Fifty law professors gathered by University of Colorado Law School Professor and lead author Craig Konnoth signed an amicus brief that was submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in a Colorado antidiscrimination case. The professors were drawn from every state in the Tenth Circuit.

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.