Presidential interpretations of the Constitution the focus of CU-Boulder conference Oct. 15-16

Oct. 14, 2015

The 23rd annual Rothgerber Conference Oct. 15 and 16 will celebrate the career of Professor Hal Bruff, who served as Colorado Law’s dean from 1996 until 2003. Conversations will focus on the questions raised in Bruff’s most recent book, Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution , in which he explores how all 44 presidents have responded to pressing matters by setting new legal precedents, which often developed into standard practices.Read more »

Former Interior Department assistant secretary joins CU-Boulder’s Getches-Wilkinson Center

Oct. 2, 2015

Anne Castle, who served as assistant secretary for water and science in the U.S. Department of the Interior from 2009 to 2014, has joined the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment – part of the University of Colorado Boulder law school – as a senior fellow.Read more »

Offering entrepreneurship seed funding, CU-Boulder puts out call for faculty, staff

Sept. 29, 2015

Faculty and staff members at the University of Colorado Boulder seeking funding for projects involving entrepreneurship or a problem-solving mindset are invited to submit proposals for the new CU-Boulder Campus Entrepreneurship Seed Awards .Read more »

CU Law School celebrates Constitution Day with high school visits

Sept. 17, 2015

In recognition of national Constitution Day today, students and alumni of the University of Colorado Law School will teach constitutional lessons in high school classrooms across Colorado through Sept. 25.Read more »
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Philip Weiser to step down as dean of the University of Colorado Law School

Aug. 24, 2015

University of Colorado Boulder Provost Russell L. Moore today announced that Dean Philip J. Weiser will step down as dean and return to the faculty of the University of Colorado Law School on July 1, 2016.Read more »

CU-Boulder’s Mini Law School open for registration

Aug. 6, 2015

For the fourth year, the CU-Boulder's Mini Law School, which is open to the campus community and the public, will be offered from 6 to 7:30 p.m. over eight Tuesdays Sept. 8 to Nov. 3. Designed for non-lawyers wanting to grasp and navigate the basics of the legal system, the course will cover everything from constitutional law to intellectual property, environmental, estate planning, family, criminal and business law, as well as litigation.Read more »

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck commits $500,000 to be split between two Colorado law schools

May 1, 2015

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck announced a $500,000 gift to be divided between the University of Colorado Law School (CU) and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (DU). Each school will use its $250,000 gift to create an endowed fellowship program. This gift is the single largest gift from a law firm in the history of both universities.Read more »
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CU-Boulder program seeks to bring national and international entrepreneurs to campus

March 30, 2015

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship this fall will pilot a new Entrepreneurs In Residence (EIR) program to bring mentorship to students and allow entrepreneurs domestically and from around the world to be part of Colorado’s vibrant startup community.Read more »

CU Law School to host inaugural Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative at Colorado Law Lecture

Feb. 9, 2015

John A. Ikard, president and CEO of FirstBank Holding Company, will deliver a talk titled "Leading an Ethical Organization in a Sometimes Unethical World" on Thursday, Feb. 19, at 5:30 p.m. in the Wittemyer Courtroom at the Wolf Law Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.Read more »

Colorado Law announces Master of Studies in Law degree program

Jan. 29, 2015

The University of Colorado Law School is now accepting applications for the newly established, one-year, 28-credit Master of Studies in Law degree. This program will enable students who hold at least an undergraduate degree to obtain legal training short of a full Juris Doctor. "There are a range of opportunities for professionals interested in legal-related fields who are not practicing lawyers," said Dean Phil Weiser. "The MSL degree is a targeted program that will prepare students to obtain and excel in such positions."Read more »

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