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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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Panel Will Provide Positive Outlook For Profession

By Meg Satrom, Esq., Editor, LAW WEEK COLORADO If you were to glance at recent headlines in legal publications, ours included, you might think the profession is beyond repair, headed toward its own demise. From law schools failing to prepare practice-ready graduates to the all-consuming billable hour to the profession’s inability to retain top talent, […]

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In Trial: The Art Is In The Story

It was their hands that he couldn’t get over. They were rough and weather beaten, and they told John Mooy a story about Terry Nichols’ parents that he couldn’t forget.

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New Lawyers Take Oath Of Admission

On Tuesday, 275 new lawyers joined Colorado’s legal community. The Colorado Supreme Court held a special session at the Boettcher Concert Hall in Denver for a swearing-in ceremony of all who passed the February bar exam.

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Professor, Students Enter Fracking Fray

If you’re Mike Harris, it’s hard to hand over a case on one of the biggest environmental issues facing Colorado.

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