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.


Registration Open for Homecoming & Reunion Weekend Events Nov. 8-9

Oct. 8, 2019

This year's Homecoming & Reunion Weekend events include CLEs on U.S. technologies for domestic surveillance and the future of regulating the practice of law in Colorado, the Law Buffs BBQ, and more.

U.S. Supreme Court

Faculty Available for Comment on 2019 Supreme Court Cases

Oct. 7, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court begins hearing oral arguments for the fall term on Monday, Oct. 7. Colorado Law faculty are available for media interviews on upcoming cases in front of the Court.

Anna Spain Bradley

Race in America: Professor Spain Bradley Discusses the Definition of Racism on CU's Brainwaves Podcast

Sept. 25, 2019

How do you define racism? What impact does that have on the law? Professor Anna Spain Bradley was a guest on the University of Colorado Boulder's Brainwaves podcast.

Justice Elena Kagan

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan to Deliver Eighth Annual Stevens Lecture Oct. 22

Sept. 17, 2019

Associate Justice Elena Kagan of the Supreme Court of the U.S. will visit the University of Colorado Boulder campus Oct. 22-23, 2019, giving the University of Colorado Law School’s John Paul Stevens Lecture at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Macky Auditorium and meeting with students during select events.

Custer Died For Your Sins

A Commemoration Honoring the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Publication of Vine Deloria Jr.’s Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto

Colorado Law celebrated Vine Deloria Jr.’s ('70) influential book, Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, and recognized the proud heritage of Deloria's long association with the University of Colorado.