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 .

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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.

New report summarizes climate considerations on Navajo Nation lands

April 9, 2014

A new report led by the University of Colorado Boulder, “Considerations for Climate Change and Variability Adaptation on the Navajo Nation,” synthesizes state-of-the-science information on the region’s climate, water cycle and ecology. And it goes much further, discussing social, legal, economic, infrastructural and other factors that affect people’s vulnerabilities to climate impacts as well as their adaptive capacity, and outlining one approach for how the region’s residents might plan for ongoing environmental change.

CU-Boulder students qualify for international venture capital competition April 10-12

April 7, 2014

A team of University of Colorado Boulder graduate students has qualified for the final round of an international venture capital competition April 10-12 thanks in part to what it dubs its secret sauce: the local startup community.

FCC and FTC chairs to speak at CU-Boulder conference on digital broadband Feb. 9-10

Feb. 6, 2014

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler and Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will speak at a University of Colorado Boulder conference dealing with Internet governance issues Feb. 9-10. The conference, “Digital Broadband Migration: After the Internet Protocol Revolution,” will be hosted by the University of Colorado Law School’s Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship .

Banks named Executive Director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center

Jan. 22, 2014

The University of Colorado Law School announced that Britt Banks has been appointed as Executive Director of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment. For over 20 years, Banks has been a leader in the international natural resources sector, as a senior corporate executive, attorney, consultant, researcher and teacher, having most recently taught at Tokyo’s Waseda University. He has previously taught at Colorado Law, where he graduated in 1988, and currently serves on the Center’s Advisory Council.

New online database charts water quality regulations related to oil and gas development

Dec. 10, 2013

A searchable, comparative law database outlining water quality regulations for Colorado and other states experiencing shale oil and gas development is now available on LawAtlas.org. The Oil & Gas - Water Quality database project is led by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Intermountain Oil and Gas Best Management Practices (BMP) Project in partnership with Temple University’s Public Health Law Research program and its LawAtlas.org website.

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