Narrated by Doug Good Feather, this video provides a glimpse into the tenth anniversary celebration of the adoption of the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, held at Colorado Law in September 2017.
The fall 2017 edition of Amicus, Colorado Law’s semi-annual alumni magazine, is out now! Read it here.
Pictured: Clinical Professors Ann England and Colene Robinson’s Criminal and Juvenile Law class at the Sidi Moumen Cultural Center in Casablanca, Morocco.
The Class of 2020 is Colorado Law’s most diverse incoming class ever at 29.4 percent racially or ethnically diverse, and they hail from 36 states (including D.C.). With a median LSAT score of 161 and a median cumulative GPA of 3.65, they come from various backgrounds rich with experiences that indicate strong potential for success.
Nic Cordova (’18) and Morgan Pullam (’19) earned the judges’ verdict in the final round of the Carrigan Cup Trial Competition on September 25. Volunteer judges were The Honorable Christine M. Arguello, Sheila P. Carrigan (’82), and Stanley L. Garnett (‘82).
The ability to communicate effectively in writing is critical to the success of every attorney. With seven full-time faculty dedicated to the field of legal writing, our goal is to equip students with strong essential legal communication skills and with the flexibility to adapt and improve these skills once they enter the profession.
An article written by Professor Richard Collins, “To Sue and Be Sued: Capacity and Immunity of American Indian Nations,” will appear in Creighton Law Review in 2018. With a focus on tribal immunity, the goal of the work is to provide tribes and their lawyers a full account of the law on tribal immunity and related issues.
Associate Clinical Professor Carla Fredericks and students in the American Indian Law Clinic represented the Standing Rock Sioux tribe in its fight against the Dakota Access pipeline. Pictured: Fredericks (far right) and students at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in North Dakota.