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Martin Katz To Leave Position As DU Law Dean

LAW WEEK COLORADO Martin Katz, dean of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, announced today that he will step down from the position after the 2015-2016 academic year. Katz will leave the position on July 1, 2016, after seven years in the position. Prior to his position as dean, Katz has been a professor at […]

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Vicente Sederberg Creates Marijuana Law Professorship

LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Denver Sturm College of Law will continue leading legal marijuana education with an investment from Denver-based law firm Vicent Sederberg. The law school announced today that Vicent Sederberg made a $45,000 commitment to enable one faculty member to serve as the Vicente Sederberg Professor of Marijuana Law and Policy. “As […]

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Brownstein Creates Endowed Fellowship For Law Schools

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado’s two law schools will continue their focus on experiential learning with the help of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. On May 1, Brownstein announced that it was giving a gift of $500,000 to be split evenly between the University of Colorado Law School and the University of Denver Sturm College […]

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Burg Simpson Awards 10 College Scholarships

Burg Simpsonannounced today that the firm has selected 10 Colorado high school seniors as scholarship recipients in their 3rd Annual Scholarship Contest. Burg Simpson awarded nine $1,000 scholarships and one grand prize of $2,500 at a special reception held on April 30. The scholarship recipients were also recognized on center court during half time of the Colorado State […]

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CO Law Schools Ascend National Rankings

US News & World Report announced its 2016 Best Law Schools yesterday, and both the University of Colorado Law School and the University of Denver Sturm College of Law made gains in the national rankings. This year’s survey placed DU law school at 67th in the country, up one spot from last year, and CU’s […]

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CU Law Offers Patent-Focused Master’s

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO The University of Colorado Law School continues to be a destination for technology-minded law students with the addition of a master’s of studies in law degree focused on patents. The one-year, 28-credit program will offer an alternative route into patent law for students who already have a background in a […]

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DGS Lands Aviation Deal

By Hannah Garcia, LAW WEEK COLORADO The phrase “I’m so happy, I could fly” may be a cliché, but it might also be a good way to describe how attorneys at Davis Graham & Stubbs felt after closing a major airline deal last year. A group of the firm’s lawyers worked as lead counsel on a […]

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IAALS Calls For Experiential Learning For Law School Success

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO According to the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, the future of law school is in experiential education. In the organization’s newest report, “Ahead of the Curve: Turning Law Students Into Lawyers,” released Thursday, IAALS examines the Daniel Webster Scholars Honors Program at the University of New […]

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