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Religion and politics led to social tension and conflict 2,000 years ago

Dec. 21, 2015

Humans haven’t learned much in 2,000 years when it comes to religion and politics. Religion has led to social tension and conflict, not just in today’s society, but dating back to 700 B.C., according to a new study published today in Current Anthropology .

Wrongly convicted ‘Central Park Five’ defendant makes gift renaming CU-Boulder’s Innocence Project

Dec. 9, 2015

A man exonerated in a high-profile case in which five New York City teenagers were wrongly convicted has pledged $190,000 to support the Innocence Project at the University of Colorado Law School. The Korey Wise Innocence Project at Colorado Law, now named for the donor, is a student-led volunteer program that investigates claims of wrongful convictions after traditional methods of appealing a conviction have failed.

Gov. Hickenlooper to speak on energy at CU-Boulder Nov. 12

Nov. 10, 2015

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will outline his vision for Colorado’s energy future at this year’s Schultz Lecture Thursday at the University of Colorado Law School.

Volunteers a ‘secret sauce’ of business innovation, says CU-Boulder study

Nov. 4, 2015

Business accelerators -- entities that give money, guidance and space for a set amount of time to startups -- heavily rely on volunteer mentors to promote innovation, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study.

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.

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.

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 .

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.

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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.

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.

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