A house in Houston shows visible damage after flooding.

Flooding assistance left Houston residents on uneven ground

March 3, 2020

Houston homeowners who were struggling financially before Hurricane Harvey were the most likely residents to end up in a worse financial position after the storm, a new study shows.

Panelists debate the future of technology at the Silicon Flatirons 2020 conference.

Tech leaders debate tomorrow’s solutions at Colorado Law conference

Feb. 10, 2020

Colorado Law's Silicon Flatirons Center recently hosted Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O’Rielly, Federal Trade Commissioner Rohit Chopra, Rep. Joe Neguse, CEO Anne Toth and Director of Global Public Policy Lisl Brunner, among others.

The House Subcommittee on Antitrust hears from company executives during a field hearing at CU Boulder.

Congress hears tech company complaints at Colorado Law

Jan. 17, 2020

Executives from four companies feeling hamstrung by big tech aired their grievances in front of members of Congress at CU Boulder.

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Attend a congressional hearing on competition in digital markets

Jan. 8, 2020

The University of Colorado Law School will host a field hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law on Friday, Jan. 17. The hearing will address online platforms and market power.

People protesting in Washington, D.C.

Editor’s choice podcast remix: Our best on politics, concussions and impeachment

Nov. 13, 2019

We’re going on a break. On this episode of the Brainwaves podcast, we take a look back at interviews we’ve done on politics, concussions and impeachment. We plan to be back early next year with fresh, big ideas!

Sens. Orrin Hatch, left, and Chuck Grassley, right, seen during a U.S. Senate hearing.

In congressional hearings, some are more equal than others

Nov. 12, 2019

An analysis by CU Boulder linguist Chase Raymond and others has found that U.S. Senate chairpersons can add bias to hearings through how much they speak during hearings.

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Shifting political sands: What we can learn from swing states, history and a diverse candidate field

Nov. 6, 2019

What do changing demographics look like for swing states in 2020? How about candidate demographics? We’ll take a look at that, and a look back at the history of impeachment, in this episode of the Brainwaves podcast.

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For better US foreign policy, report looks to Colorado’s middle class

Nov. 5, 2019

U.S. foreign policy professionals should pay more attention to income inequality and rising costs for housing and childcare in states like Colorado, according to a new Carnegie Endowment for International Peace report prepared in part by the Leeds School of Business.

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Colorado voters signal support for sports betting, impeachment, CU Boulder survey finds

Nov. 3, 2019

You can expect sports betting to become legal and taxable in Colorado, but the jury is still out on a push at the ballot box this week to overturn the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) Amendment, according to this year's Colorado Political Climate Survey.

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New book examines powers, limits of government speech

Oct. 29, 2019

Government speech—the term elicits concerns of the government regulating our expression, but what about the constitutional issues raised when the government itself is doing the talking?

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