Dean Scott Adler testifying at Congressional hearing

Scott Adler testifies at Congressional hearing

July 26, 2021

Graduate School Dean Scott Adler, a political scientist and scholar on the structure and performance of Congress, testified on July 20 before the House Select Committee on the modernization of Congress.

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State political maps are being redrawn with help of expert alumna

July 26, 2021

JulieMarie Shepherd Macklin, who holds a PhD from and teaches at CU Boulder, is helping Colorado redraw its political boundaries in a more equitable and democratic fashion.

Rioters scale a wall at the Capitol on January 6, 2021. (Credit: CC image via Flickr)

Angry politicians make angry voters, new study finds

July 16, 2021

Political anger in the U.S. has reached a fever pitch in recent years. Now, new research shows that ordinary voters may begin to mirror the angry emotions of the politicians they read about in the news.

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What’s next for voting rights after Supreme Court ruling?

July 11, 2021

After the Supreme Court voted to uphold restrictive voter laws in Arizona, election law expert and Colorado Law Professor Doug Spencer explains what the decision means and how it impacts the future of voter laws in the United States.

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MLB All-Star Game to return to Denver for first time in 23 years

July 7, 2021

Tom Zeiler, a history professor who co-teaches a popular course called America Through Baseball, discusses the history of the All-Star Game, the role of politics in baseball and the significance of the game returning to Denver, which will happen July 13.

The Greenwood district of Tulsa in ruins after the Tulsa Race Massacre

100 years later: Colorado Law professor reflects on Tulsa Race Massacre

May 27, 2021

Professor Suzette Malveaux spoke with CU Boulder Today about her experience working with massacre survivors, why it took so long for them to seek justice and their continued fight.

Stacey Abrams giving a TED Talk in 2018

Stacey Abrams shares lessons in life, law with Colorado Law class of 2021

May 11, 2021

Stacey Abrams charged the graduates with three calls to action: have ambition, embrace fear and prepare for failure as they prepare for life after graduation.

Lolita Buckner Inniss

Lolita Buckner Inniss to become dean of Colorado Law

April 23, 2021

Provost Russell Moore named Lolita Buckner Inniss dean of the University of Colorado Law School. Buckner Inniss will become Colorado Law’s first African American dean and second female to lead the school.

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After Chauvin’s guilty verdict: What will change?

April 22, 2021

What made Tuesday’s verdict so unique, and will it lead to lasting change? In this Q&A, three CU Boulder experts in law; sociology, crime trends and policing; and Africana studies and criminology give their takes.

People scaling the outside walls of the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 protests and insurrection in Washington, D.C.

The insurrection will be tweeted

Jan. 20, 2021

Years ago, a CU Boulder professor warned of violence fueled by viral lies from former president Donald J. Trump.