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Colorado Law Tops Law School List

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado Law was recently named the top law school in the country, ahead of prestigious programs such as those at Harvard and Stanford. The law school was named No. 1 in the country by GraduatePrograms.com. The rankings were made according to a survey, which included more than 4,000 students from 150 law […]

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747 Pass July Bar Exam

LAW WEEK COLORADO The Colorado Supreme Court announced today the results of the July 2013 bar exam. Of the 1018 applicants, 747 passed the exam. The list of those who passed can be found here. Of those who took the exam, 80 percent passed. The University of Denver had an overall pass rate of 83 […]

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O’Connor Challenged System Throughout Career

LAW WEEK COLORADO Justice Sandra Day O’Connor visited CU on Constitution Day last Tuesday for the third annual John Paul Stevens Lecture at the Byron White Center. O’Connor was in town last week partly because of a meeting for the O’Connor Judicial Selection Project, which involves fellow Stevens speakers Ruth McGregor, former Arizona Supreme Court […]

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Law Schools Join To Launch New Program

LAW WEEK COLORADO Colorado law schools are taking a page from the medical playbook for a new legal residency program. The program, which is modeled loosely after medical residencies, is an unusual joint program between the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and the University of Colorado School of Law. The program is in […]

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Legal Education: The Unofficial Theme Of The ABA’s 2013 Annual Meeting

By Alli Gerkman, IAALS The American Bar Association’s 2013 Annual Meeting in San Francisco was a sprawling event with thousands of attendees spread out over 20 hotels and attending more than 200 continuing legal education programs and countless other meetings. Given all of this, it was interesting to watch as common themes began to emerge […]

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New Year Brings Changes At Law Schools

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO As the academic year starts, Colorado’s law schools will be starting up several new programs to add value to students and, hopefully, make their students more desirable for law firms. This fall, the CU College of Law is rolling out a new Thomson Visiting Professor Program. The expanded program will […]

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EPA Administrator To Speak At CU Law

Recently appointed U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall will discuss President Obama’s Climate Action Plan at the University of Colorado Law School on Wednesday.

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BA-To-JD Program Designed To Offer Low-Cost Law Degree

By Tony Flesor, LAW WEEK COLORADO DU’s Sturm College of Law is taking another step to address concerns about the traditional law school system with a six-year BA to JD program. The announcement came six weeks after another announcement that the law school will add experiential curriculum to the law program, DU’s attempt to put more […]

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