'Abortion is a right' sign at a rally in Pittsburgh

How the end of Roe v. Wade could shape women’s futures

May 5, 2022

In the wake of this week's leak about a private Supreme Court vote to strike down Roe v. Wade, CU Boulder sociologist Amanda Stevenson discusses how such a ruling could impact women's mortality and the way they live their lives.

Matt Burgess, Renae Marshall, and Joe Neguse

US Reps. Neguse and Curtis discuss bipartisan ways to address climate change

April 22, 2022

The two lawmakers discussed shared motivations, opportunities for consensus-building and how to reduce political polarization around climate change to an audience of more than 150 people.

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Injustice in juvenile courts: Investigative series wins Al Nakkula Award

March 21, 2022

An investigative reporting series into the juvenile justice system in Rutherford County, Tennessee, won the 2022 Al Nakkula Award for Police Reporting, co-sponsored by The Denver Press Club and CU Boulder College of Media, Communication and Information. The series revealed systemic injustice, sparked reform and demonstrated expert reporting on a secretive system.

Judge Katanji Brown Jackson

5 questions: Understanding the magnitude of Biden's pick—Ketanji Brown Jackson

Feb. 28, 2022

Professor Suzette Malveaux explains the historic nature of President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nomination, what Ketanji Brown Jackson would add to the Supreme Court and the challenges she may face in confirmation.

Spotify on a cell phone

Spotify, Joe Rogan and managing misinformation on streaming services

Feb. 7, 2022

Recent events have prompted a lively discussion about if and how content on streaming platforms should be moderated. CU Boulder Today spoke with an expert in Colorado Law about Spotify, Joe Rogan and this new frontier in content moderation.

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Colorado Law, Colorado Bureau of Investigation partner to review criminal cases for potential wrongful convictions

Nov. 18, 2021

The Korey Wise Innocence Project (KWIP) at Colorado Law will review 51 criminal cases where microscopic hair analysis was used as evidence. If it's determined the hair microscopy evidence played a central role in conviction, KWIP may take steps to challenge any potential wrongful convictions.

Members of the United States' 11th Congress are sworn in at the Capitol

Women politicians drive spending on education and health care—to a point

Oct. 26, 2021

As women gain more power in national legislatures around the world, they may drive major changes in how their countries spend money. But the relationship is complicated, researchers say.

Graphic that pinpoints the hundreds of voting districts in the state, then connects them with lines to form borders.

Can math make redistricting more fair?

Sept. 30, 2021

Politicians have long used the process of redistricting to cut their opponents out of power, or even disenfranchise nonwhite voters. Jeanne Clelland says math can help.

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.

A photo showing a "Welcome to Colorful Colorado" sign (Image by Kait Herzog, via Unsplash)

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.

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