University of Colorado Boulder

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.

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.

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."

Conference on ‘First Principles for a 21st Century Innovation Policy’ at Colorado Law

Jan. 28, 2015

The Silicon Flatirons Center on Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship will celebrate its 15th anniversary as it holds its “Digital Broadband Migration Conference: First Principles for a 21st Century Innovation Policy” on Feb. 8-9 at the Wolf Law Building on the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

CU Law School to host discussions on privacy, the Second Amendment, gay marriage

Sept. 26, 2014

The University of Colorado Law School will host two conferences, beginning with the Gathering of the Bench and Bar at the Wolf Law Building and the St. Julien Hotel in Boulder. The Bench and Bar Conference Oct. 1-3 will bring lawyers and jurists from across the nation to discuss some of the most important issues facing the legal profession today including the future of privacy law in the era of big data. On Oct. 2, the Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law will host the 22nd Annual Ira C. Rothgerber Jr. Conference at CU-Boulder’s Wolf Law Building.

CU Law School students to visit state high schools to discuss First Amendment, online bullying

Sept. 12, 2014

In recognition of national Constitution Day, nearly 100 students, faculty and alumni of the University of Colorado Boulder Law School will teach a lesson on the First Amendment and online bullying in high school classrooms throughout Colorado Sept. 15-26.

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia to speak at CU-Boulder on Oct. 1

Sept. 3, 2014

U.S. Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonin Scalia will deliver the fourth annual John Paul Stevens Lecture hosted by the Byron R. White Center and the University of Colorado Law School on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The event will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Macky Auditorium on the CU-Boulder campus. A limited number of seats are available to the lecture for the general public at no cost. To register for tickets visit the center’s website at byronwhitecenter.org .

Steve Hillard

CU law alumnus pledges $1.5 million to support distinctive faculty position

July 28, 2014

Steve Hillard ('76) knew he wasn't done giving back to the University of Colorado Law School. He had donated generously to the capital campaign for the Wolf Law Building, but he had bigger plans. "I had a still-unfulfilled obligation to Colorado Law," said Hillard. "I am humbled by the fact that I have had some success in my career, and I definitely believe in giving back."

Priority registration for Mini Law School available to CU faculty, staff

June 17, 2014

Interested in exploring the basic concepts of our legal system? Have you always wondered what it would be like to go to law school? University of Colorado faculty, staff and friends are invited to enjoy priority registration for Mini Law School 2014. Registration opens to the public on June 30 and the class is expected to fill up quickly. Learn more >>

Record $10 million Colorado Law commitment will establish two faculty chairs

April 16, 2014

Byron Chrisman (’66), perhaps one of the University of Colorado Boulder Law School’s most unlikely success stories, attributes his success as a tax attorney and real estate developer to his experience at Colorado Law. Now he and his wife, Carlene, have committed a $10 million bequest to endow the Byron and Carlene Chrisman Chairs in Free Enterprise at Colorado Law. When realized upon their passing, this estate gift will be the largest cash gift in the history of Colorado Law.

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