RECENT PRESENTATIONS BY STURM COLLEGE OF LAW FACULTY

Spring 2014:

  • David Akerson, Panelist, “The Legal Implication of Drones,” at the meeting of the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, Colorado Springs, Colo. (April 28, 2014).
  • Ved Nanda, Tribute at the Installation of President Tom Wolfe, Iliff School of Theology, Denver (April 10, 2014).
  • David Akerson, Chair, “A New Model for Victims in Mass Atrocity Prosecutions,” Rwanda 20 Years Ago Today Series, University of Denver, Denver (April 4, 2014).
  • Ved Nanda, “International Human Rights and Freedom of Religion,” The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio (April 2, 2014).
  • Bernard Chao, “A Case Study in Patent Litigation Transparency,” at the Patent Trolls and Patent Reform conference (academic day), Stanford Law School, Stanford, Calif. (March 22, 2014).
  • Bernard Chao, Panelist, “Reforms Targeting End User Suits,” at the Patent Trolls and Patent Reform conference, Stanford Law School, Stanford, Calif. (March 21, 2014).
  • Alexi Freeman, “Homeland, The Wire, Friday Night Lights and Helping Externship Students Understand Privilege and Navigate Difference,” at the Externships 7: Field Placements and the Reform of Legal Education, Denver (March 2, 2014).
  • Kevin Lynch, “Emerging Trends in Cost Awards Against Environmental Plaintiffs” (with Debbie Sivas, Alli Melton and Marianne Dugan), at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, Eugene, Ore. (March 1, 2014).
  • Kevin Lynch, Panelist, “Hydraulic Fracturing: An Overview of Policies and Regulations Developing to Address Fracking” (with Alli Melton, Kyle Tisdel and Matt Sura), at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, Eugene, Ore. (March 1, 2014).
  • Bernard, Chao, “Alice v. CLS Bank, the Supreme Court and Software Patents,” at the Utah IP Summit, Salt Lake City (February 28, 2014).
  • K.K. DuVivier, Panelist, “The Battle of 2014: Net Metering Challenges” (with Rick Gilliam, Vote Solar Initiative; Frank Prager, Xcel Energy; Chris Neil, Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel; and John Stanton, SolarCity), at COSEIA 2014 Solar Power Colorado, Broomfield, Colo. (February 26, 2014).
  • K.K. DuVIvier, Chair, “Solar for All: Community Solar and Shared Rooftops” (with Kelly Crandall, Chris Jedd, Shirley Moore, JW Postal and Tim Rehder), at the 2014 Solar Power Colorado: Solar is the Solution conference, Broomfield, Colo. (February 24, 2014).
  • Debra Austin, “Neural Self-Hacking and the Neuroscience of Cognitive Wellness,” at Psychology and Lawyering: Coalescing the Field, UNLV Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas (February 22, 2014).
  • Gregory Shill, “Boilerplate Shock,” at KCON9: The Ninth International Conference on Contracts, Miami (February 21, 2014).
  • Martin Katz, Chair, “The Changing Face of Legal Education: New Programs and New Delivery” (with Blake Morant, Trevor Morrison and Kellye Testy), American Bar Association Deans’ Workshop, Atlanta (February 21, 2014).
  • K.K. DuVivier, Panelist, “Rural Wind Windfalls,” at the Kansas Journal of Law & Policy Symposium, Lawrence, Kan. (February 21, 2014).
  • K.K. DuVIvier, “Issues Rural Communities Face When Attempting to Maximize Land Usage” (with David Pierce, Washburn University School of Law, and Wes Jackson, The Land Institute), at Preventing the Ghost Town meeting, Lawrence, Kan. (February 21, 2014).
  • Kevin Lynch, “WTF (What the Frack)” (with David Neslin), at The Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of Court, Denver (February 19, 2014).
  • David Akerson, “Living with the Memory: The Legacy of the Rwandan Genocide 20 Years On,” Rwanda 20 Years Ago Today Series, University of Denver Anthropology Department, Denver (February 17, 2014).
  • Bernard Chao, “The Infringement Continuum,” at the Hastings Law School Junior Faculty Colloquium, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco (February 11, 2014).
  • Bernard Chao, “The Potential and Pitfalls of Calculating Patent Damages Using Conjoint Analysis,” at the Works in Progress Intellectual Property Conference, Santa Clara University Law School, Santa Clara, Calif. (February 8, 2014).
  • David Akerson, “International Tribunals and the Revolution in Accountability,” United Nations Association, Denver Branch (February 6, 2014).
  • Ved Nanda, “The Ukraine and the United States,” Rotary Club, Denver (March 11, 2014). Also, three presentations to area Rotary Clubs (January–February 2014).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, Investor Advisory Committee staff briefing, U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, Washington, D.C. (January 30, 2014).
  • Ved Nanda, “Freedom Movements and International Law,” Indian Law Institute (January 25, 2014).
  • Ved Nanda, “Development Agenda and Human Rights,” Ninth KC Basu Endowment Lecture, WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India (January 24, 2014).
  • David Akerson, “Rwanda 20 Years Ago Today Series: Prevention, Intervention and Genocide,” Korbel School of International Studies, Denver (January 23, 2014).
  • Alexi Freeman, Keynote/plenary address, “The School-to-Prison Pipeline,” at the Learning Cohort to End the School to Prison Pipeline, The Denver Foundation, Denver (January 21, 2014).
  • Gregory Shill, “Boilerplate Shock,” Barcelona Workshop on Global Governance, ESADE Business School and the Institut Barcelona dEstudis Internacionals, Barcelona, Spain (January 9, 2014).
  • David Thomson, Chair, “Erasing Boundaries: Inter-School Collaboration and Its Pedagogical Opportunities” (with Ian Gallacher, Amy Stein and Robin Boyle Laisure), at the Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research Section session of the American Association of Law Schools 2014 Conference, New York (January 5, 2014).
  • Margaret Kwoka, “Unconstrained Deference, Chenery and FOIA,” at the Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, New York (January 3, 2014).

Fall 2013:

  • Eli Wald, “Legal Ethics in Context: What Rules Apply to Family Law Attorneys?,” at the El Paso County Bar Association Family Law Conference, Colorado Springs, Colo. (December 13, 2013).
  • David Akerson, “International Tribunals at the 20-Year Mark,” Colorado Supreme and Appellate Court (in-house CLE series), Denver (December 11, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, “Challenges Facing Lawyers in the Emerging Marijuana Industry,” at the 18th Annual Ethics Conference, Colorado Law Institute, CLE International, Denver (December 9, 2013).
  • Bernard Chao, “Protecting Software,” at the Boulder Patent Symposium, Boulder, Colo., hosted by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Foundry Group (December 6, 2013).
  • Margaret Kwoka, Panelist, “Opening Doors to Academia: A Workshop for Practicing Lawyers Interested in Law Teaching in the U.S.” (with Catherine Smith and Aníbal Rosario Lebrón), at the Northeast People of Color Legal Scholarship Conference, The University of Puerto Rico School of Law (December 5, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Panelist, “Ethical Dilemmas Associated with In-House Counsel as Whistle-blowers” (with Earl (Chip) M. Jones III and Chrissy Eisenhard), at the 7th Annual Ethics Day for In-House Counsel, Association of Corporate Counsel, Colorado Chapter, Denver (December 4, 2013).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, “Demutualization of Stock Exchanges,” at the Third Annual Roundtable, Task Force of Middle East and North African Stock Exchanges, OECD, Muscat, Oman (December 2, 2013).
  • Christopher Lasch, Panelist, “Constitutional Issues: Useful Information for Practitioners” (with Hans Meyer), at The Many Sides of Immigration Law: Know How It Crosscuts Practice Areas, Denver (November 21, 2013).
  • Tom Romero, Panelist, “The Shadows of Law’s Selective Racial Memory: Reclaiming History for a Multiracial Metropolitan America,” at the American Education Research Association Conference: A Condition or a Process? Researching Race in Education, Champaign-Urbana, Ill. (November 21, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Panelist, “Legal Ethics of Marijuana” (with the Hon. John R. Webb and Alexander R. Rothrock), at the Colorado Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society, Denver (November 21, 2013).
  • KK DuVivier, “Sins of the Father” (with Steven DeWolf, Dennis Donley, Rederick Wetsel and Stephen Alton), Texas A&M Journal of Real Property Law symposium on Wind Farming: Obstacles to Planning and Development, Fort Worth, Texas (November 15, 2013).
  • John Capowski, “An Unexpected Harmony: Common Law Principles and China’s Judicial Reform Effort,” at the Jackson/Ho Forum, Center for China-United States Cooperation, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (November 13, 2013).
  • Tom Romero, “The Colorado River Compact: Effective or Obsolete?” (with Jim Lochhead, CEO and manager, Denver Water Board), Third Annual Carver Colloquium, Sturm College of Law, Denver (November 12, 2013).
  • KK DuVIvier, “Renewable Solar as an Opportunity for Rural Electrification and a Threat to Traditional Utilities,” at the 46th Annual Leonard B. Sutton Colloquium: International Legal Perspectives on the Future of Development, Denver (November 9, 2013).
  • Debra Austin, “The Impact of Military Stress on the Learning Environment,” U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. (November 8, 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, “Dissenters as Entrepreneurs,” at the Symposium on Intragroup Dissent, Kent School of Law, Chicago (November 8, 2013).
  • KK DuVIvier, “Converting Natural Resources into Electricity” (with Bob Noun), at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on Renewable Electric Energy Development, Las Vegas (November 7, 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, “Improving Rights,” at the UCLA School of Law Faculty Colloquium, Los Angeles (November 1, 2013).
  • John Capowski, “Mathews v. Eldridge: Reflecting and Foreshadowing,” at the Poverty Law Conference, Washington College of Law, American University (October 25, 2013).
  • César García Hernández, Panelist, “CrImmigration Law Update” (with Carlos Moctezuma García and Jacqueline Watson), University of Texas School of Law 2013 Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, Austin, Texas (October 25, 2013).
  • César García Hernández, Panelist, “Incentivizing Immigration Imprisonment” (with Elizabeth Keyes, Mariela Olivares and Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia), at the Tenth Annual Wiley A. Branton/Howard Law Journal Symposium, Howard University School of Law, Washington, D.C. (October 24, 2013).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, “How to Successfully Manage an SEC Examination,” at the Rocky Mountain Hedge Fund Summit, Denver (October 24, 2013).
  • David Thomson, “The Experiential Advantage Curriculum at Denver Law,” at the DU Adjunct Appreciation CLE and Dinner, Denver (October 24, 2013).
  • David Akerson, Panelist, “International Business, National and International Responses,” ABILA International Law Weekend (October 25, 2013).
  • Debra Austin, “Stress and Lawyering: Use Neural Self-Hacking to Develop a Plan for Cognitive Wellness,” at the Rhone Brackett American Inn of Court, Denver (October 23, 2013).
  • Jan Laitos, “The Problem with Fracking,” Meeting of the Colorado Bar Association Section on Mineral and Environmental Law, Denver (October 2013).
  • Eli Wald, “Professionalism 101,” a lecture to the incoming class of the Sturm College of Law, Denver (October 21, 2013).
  • KK DuVivier, Chair, “Renewable Portfolio Standards: Mixing It Up on the Energy Front” (with John Eick, Todd Foley and Cathy Proctor), at the Renewable Energy Law and Policy Summit, Denver (October 18, 2013).
  • Justin Pidot, Panelist, “Natural Disasters and Energy Development,” at the University of Richmond Law Review Symposium—The Energy Water Nexus, Richmond, Va. (October 18, 2013).
  • Christopher Lasch, Panelist, “Crimmigration and the Right to Counsel at the Border between Civil and Criminal Proceedings,” at Fifty Years of Gideon: The Past, Present and Future of the Right to Counsel, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa (October 18, 2013).
  • Alan Chen, Panelist, “Preview of October 2013 U.S. Supreme Court Term” (with Sam Kamin, Melissa Hart and Helen Norton), DU Constitutional Rights & Remedies Program/University of Colorado Byron White Center, at the University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder (October 9, 2013).
  • Robert Anderson, “Editing Triage,” at the National Conference of State Legislatures, Colorado State Capitol, Denver (October 9, 2013).
  • Lucy Marsh, “The Complexities of Wills and Estate Planning for Tribal Members: A Summary of AIPRA,” at the meeting of the Trusts & Estates Section, El Paso County Bar Association, Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 9, 2013).
  • David Thomson, “Is There an App for That? iPads for Teaching and Research” (with Rafael Fajardo and Chris Brown), Office of Teaching and Learning, University of Denver, Denver (October 9, 2013).
  • Alan Chen, Panelist, “Preview of October 2013 U.S. Supreme Court Term” (with Sam Kamin, Melissa Hart and Helen Norton), DU Constitutional Rights & Remedies Program/University of Colorado Byron White Center, Denver (October 7, 2013).
  • David Akerson, “A Look Back at the Events Leading Up to the Genocide,” Rwanda 20 Years Ago Today Series, University of Denver, Denver (October 6, 2013).
  • Beto Juárez, “Catholicism and the Law of Slavery,” at the LatCrit 2013 Biennial Conference, Chicago (October 5, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Panelist, “How Can Law School Accreditation and Bar Admissions Standards Facilitate Innovation in Legal Education?,” at the 2nd Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference: Connecting the Academy & the Profession, Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, Denver (October 5, 2013).
  • David Thomson, Panelist, “What Structural and Curricular Changes are Necessary to Ensure Our Grads have the Right Competencies?” (with Sam Estreicher and John Garvey), at the 2nd Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference: Connecting the Academy & the Profession, Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System, Denver (October 4, 2013).
  • César García Hernández, Panelist, “Reconceptualizing Immigration Detention” (with Yolanda Vazquez, Mark Noferi and Robert Koulish), at the LatCrit 2013 Biennial Conference, Chicago (October 4, 2013).
  • Bernard Chao, Panelist, “Transparency in Patent Litigation,” at Resolving IP Disputes: Calling for an Alternative Paradigm, University of Missouri School of Law, Columbia, Mo. (October 4, 2013).
  • Margaret Kwoka, “Fixing FOIA Litigation: Why Chenery Should Apply,” at the LatCrit 2013 Biennial Conference, Chicago (October 4, 2013).
  • Margaret Kwoka, Panelist, “Preview of October 2013 U.S. Supreme Court Term” (with Barry Friedman and Alan Chen), at the American Constitution Society, Colorado Lawyers Chapter meeting, Denver (October 2, 2013).
  • Alan Chen, Panelist, “Preview of October 2013 U.S. Supreme Court Term” (with Barry Friedman and Margaret Kwoka), at the American Constitution Society, Colorado Lawyers Chapter meeting, Denver (October 2, 2013).
  • David Akerson, “Rwanda, Post-Conflict Justice and the Rwandan Renaissance,” University of Colorado Global Health Institute, Boulder, Colo. (September 11, 2013).
  • Robert Anderson, “How to Use a Flipped Classroom to Teach Legal Writing,” at the 8th Biennial Central States Regional Legal Writing Conference, University of Kansas Law School, Lawrence, Kan. (September 28, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Panelist, “Hayek on Law, Legislation and Liberty,” at The Federalist Society/Liberty Fund colloquium, Las Vegas (September 27-28, 2013).
  • Debra Austin,“Stress and Cognition: The Neuroscience of Stress, Memory and Learning,” at the Central States Legal Writing Conference, Lawrence, Kan. (September 27, 2013).
  • Debra Austin,“Self-Directed Neuroplasticity: The Neuroscience of Cognitive Wellness,” at the CLE Training Presentation for the Kansas Judicial Center, Topeka, Kan. (September 27, 2013).
  • Annecoos Wiersema, “Public and Private Actors and Regional Cooperation in Wildlife and Tropical Forest Conservation,” at the ILW Midwest Conference for the American Branch of the International Law Association, St Louis, Mo. (September 20, 2013).
  • David Thomson, Panelist, “Collection, Review and Production: The Evolving Roles of People, Process and Technology” (with Maura Grossman, Sean Gallagher, Stanton Dodge, Patrick Oot), at the Summit for State Court Judges: Unlocking eDiscovery, Denver (September 19, 2013).
  • Marty Katz, Panelist, “Lunch with the Deans: Future of Legal Education” (with Rachel Moran, Phil Weiser, Jennifer Rosato, Tom Romero) at the Hispanic National Bar Association Annual Convention,
    Denver (September 7, 2013).
  • Tom Romero, Chair, “Lunch with the Deans: The Future of Legal Education” (with Rachel Moran, Phil Weiser, Jennifer Rosato, Martin Katz), at the Annual Convention of the Hispanic National Bar
    Association, Denver (September 7, 2013).
  • Tom Romero, Panelist, “Publish or Perish: Best Research and Writing Practices for an Academic Career in Law,” at the Annual Convention of the Hispanic National Bar Association, Denver (September 7,
    2013).
  • César García Hernández, Panelist, “Publish or Perish: Best Research and Writing Practices for an Academic Career in Law” (with Tom Romero, Melissa Hart)
  • Debra Austin,“Boost Your Brain Power: How to Enhance Your Cognitive Fitness,” Student Wellness Program, Sturm College of Law, Denver (September 5, 2013).

Summer 2013:

  • Alan Chen, Panelist, “Progressive Constitutional Interpretation” (with Mark Hughes), at the American Constitution Society, DU Student Chapter meeting, Sturm College of Law, Denver (August 28, 2013).
  • KK DuVivier, “Whither Energy,” at the Energy and Minerals Field Institute, Colorado School of Mines Office of Special Programs and Continuing Education, Steamboat Springs, Colo. (August 8, 2013).
  • David Thomson, Panelist, “Measuring Student Performance, Assessment Validity and Teaching Effectiveness” (with Joan Heminway, Michael Hunter Schwartz, Barb Glesner-Fines, Andi Curcio and Steven Friendland), at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, Palm Beach, Fla. (August 6, 2013).
  • Margaret Kwoka, Panelist, “Experiential Education: Imagining the Future and the Integrated Curriculum,” at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, Palm Beach, Fla. (August 5, 2013).
  • David Thomson, Panelist, “Using Simulation-Based Courses to Teach Law Students” (with Todd Peppers, Sue Payne, Elinor Lanier and Tamar Birkhead) at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, Palm Beach, Fla. (August 4, 2013).
  • Nantia Ruan, “Client Storytelling in Mediation,” at the Applied Legal Storytelling Conference, City University, London (July 24, 2013).
  • David Thomson, “At the Junction of Storytelling and Formation of Professional Identity” (with Cliff Zimmerman), at the 4th Applied Legal Storytelling Conference, London (July 23, 2013).
  • David Thomson, “Two Approaches to Teaching the Formation of Professional Identity to Contemporary Law Students” (with Ian Gallacher), at the Association of Legal Writing Directors 2013 Biennial Conference, Milwaukee (June 27, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, “Tiger Parenting, Capital and the American Dream,” at the Implications of Tiger Parenting for Legal Education, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, Colo. (June 27, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Panelist, “Capital, Equality and the American Dream: What the U.S. Supreme Court Should Learn from Stoner,” at the Legal Ethics Shmooze, Fordham Law School, New York City (June 19, 2013).
  • Kris, Miccio, Keynote, “Sexism, Scalia and the Supreme Court,” at the Queens College Symposium, Belfast, Northern Ireland (June 17, 2013).
  • Kris Miccio, “The Coloniser and the Colonised,” at the University of Dublin (PhD program of the law school and school of social justice) (June 3, 2013).

Spring 2013:

  • Alan Chen, Panelist, “Author Meets Reader Panel,” discussing Professor Chen’s recently published book, Public Interest Lawyering: A Contemporary Perspective (with Scott L. Cummings), at the 2013 Law and Society Association Meeting, Boston (May 31, 2013).
  • KK DuVivier, Panelist, “Has Fracking been Grandfathered in by Its Uncle?” at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation 16th Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers, Flagstaff, Ariz. (May 30, 2013).
  • Marty Katz, Keynote, Bar Admissions Ceremony, address to the newly admitted members of the Colorado Bar, Denver (May 28, 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, “Racial Capitalism,” at the Cumberland School of Law Faculty Colloquium, Birmingham, Ala. (April 19, 2013).
  • KK DuVivier, “Problems with Protecting the Right to Distributed Solar Power,” at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation’s 16th Institute for Natural Resources Law Teachers, Flagstaff, Ariz. (May 30, 2013).
  • Nantiya Ruan, “Rethinking Pay Equity,” at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting, Boston (May 30, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Keynote, “Professional Ethics for Structural Engineers,” at the monthly meeting of the Structural Engineers Association of Colorado, Denver (May 16, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, “Conflict Analysis When Using Contract Attorneys” (with Ellen C. Yaroshefsky), at the LexisNexis CLE webinar (May 15, 2013).
  • Don Smith, “Current Developments in U.S. Energy and Environmental Law,” at the Global Change in Environmental, Resources & Energy Law conference, Hamilton, New Zealand (May 13, 2013).
  • Don Smith, “Editor’s annual report,” at the Mid-Term Meeting of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law, Raglan, New Zealand (May 12, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, “Affinity Bar Associations: Separate but Equal or Separate and Equal?” (with David B. Wilkins), at the Pursuing Diverse Talent in Legal and Professional Services: 2013 Conference of the Research Group on Legal Diversity, American Bar Foundation, Chicago (May 11, 2013).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, “The JOBS Act,” at the Rocky Mountain Securities Conference, Denver (May 10, 2013).
  • Tom Romero, Panelist, “The Many Legalities for Dreamers: Law and Access to Education for Undocumented Students,” at the Think Tank for Equality: College Access & Success for Students of Color in Colorado, Denver (May 9, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, “Advance Waivers of Conflicts of Interest,” at the Real Estate Finance & Development—the World of the “New Normal,” Colorado Law Institute and CLE International, Denver (May 6, 2013).
  • Alan Chen, “Instrumental Music and the First Amendment,” at the first annual Freedom of Expression Scholars Conference, sponsored by the Yale Law School Information Society Project, New Haven, Conn. (May 5, 2013).
  • Tom Romero, Keynote, “Realizing the Dream: Equality for All in Colorado’s Legal History,” Larimer County Bar Association Young Lawyers Day 2013, Fort Collins, Colo. (May 3, 2013).
  • Jan Laitos, “The New Sagebrush Rebellion,” at the Annual Conference of the Mountain States Legal Foundation, Denver (May 2013).
  • Jan Laitos, “The Problem of Amenity Migrants in North America and Europe,” at the Legal Aspects of Housing, Land and Planning in Europe and Ame
  • KK DuVivier, Moderator, “Climate Legacy Roundtable” (with Chuck Kutscher, Jerry Tinianow, Amanda Gonzalez, Jeanne Bassett, Norm Weaver, Drew Kramer, Kelley Hanna and Jessica Frank), at the Sierra Club, Denver (April 30, 2013).
  • John Soma, “A Legal Perspective of the Privacy/Security Interface,” at the CRISP Workshop on Information Security and Privacy, University of Denver‒Ritchie Center (April 26, 2013).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, “Zombie Directors and Compensation Committees,” at the Key Issues Facing Boards of Directors, The Directors Roundtable Institute, Denver (April 25, 2013).
  • KK DuVivier, Panelist, “Problems with Protecting the Right to Distributed Solar Power,” at the Consortium on Law and Values 2013 Annual Conference: Legal and Policy Pathways for Energy Innovation, Minneapolis (April 24, 2013).
  • Don Smith, Moderator, “Oil and Gas Developments Across Latin America,” at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation International Institute on Mining and Oil & Gas, Cartagena, Colombia (April 22, 2013).
  • Don Smith, “21st Century Secession Movements in Europe,” sponsored by the University of Colorado European Union Center of Excellence and the Center for Law & Democracy, at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (April 18, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Panelist, “Marijuana and Professional Responsibility” (with Sam Kamin and Brian Vicente), at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Federalist Society and the Students for Sensible Drug Policy, Denver (April 16, 2013).
  • Tom Romero, “The ‘Mexican Menace,’ Local and State Anti-Immigration Initiatives, and the Historical Origins of the New Jim Crow in Immigration Law and Policy as Seen in the Legal History of the American West,” at the African American, Latino, Asian and Native American section of the Organization of American Historians annual meeting, San Francisco (April 12, 2013).
  • Tom Romero, Panelist, “Bringing Multi-Racial Frameworks into Legal and Urban History,” at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting, San Francisco (April 12, 2013).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, “Too Big to Fail and the Role of Glass Steagall” (with Peter Wallison), at the Law and the Financial Crisis conference, University of Indiana Law School, Indianapolis (April 5, 2013).
  • Nantiya Ruan, “First Year ‘Malpractice’: The Unauthorized Practice of Law in the Experiential Classroom,” at the New York Law School Clinical Workshop Series, New York Law School (April 5, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, “Relational Infrastructure of Law Firm Regulation: Is the Death of Big Law Greatly Exaggerated?” (with Russell Pearce), at The Ethical Infrastructure and Culture of Law Firms, Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, N.Y. (April 5, 2013).
  • KK DuVivier, Moderator, “Who Should Regulate Hydraulic Fracturing in Colorado?” (with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Boulder County (Colo.) Commissioner Elise Jones), at the Denver Law Natural Resources & Environmental Law Society (April 1, 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, Chair, “How to Do Things with Women’s Words,” at the Symposium Honoring the Work of Professor Ann Scales, Sturm College of Law, Denver (March 30, 2013).
  • Justin Pidot, Panelist, “A Supreme Court and Appellate Court Update,” at the 42nd Spring Conference of the ABA Section of Energy, Environment, and Resources, Salt Lake City (March 23, 2013).
  • Nantiya Ruan, “First Year “Malpractice”: Unauthorized Practice of Law in the First Year Hybrid Classroom,” at the Rocky Mountain Legal Writing Conference, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder
    (March 22, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Keynote/plenary address, “The Diversity Opportunity in the Practice of Law,” at the Orange County Federalist Society, Irvine, Calif. (March 22, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, Keynote, “Marijuana Lawyers: Outlaws or Crusaders?,” at the Harvard Law School Alumni Association of Orange County, Irvine, Calif. (March 21, 2013).
  • John Soma, Panelist, “Mobile App Privacy,” about legal and business privacy aspects of mobile apps, the Federal Trade Commission and the California attorney general’s legal positions on mobile apps, and future privacy business and technological developments in mobile apps, at the Sturm College of Law, Denver (March 15, 2013).
  • Rebecca Aviel, Panelist, “A New Gideon? Extending the Right to Counsel,” at The Gideon Effect—Rights, Justice, and Lawyers: Fifty Years After Gideon v. Wainwright, Yale Law School, New Haven, Conn. (March 9, 2013).
  • John Soma, Keynote/plenary address, “The Privacy-Security Interface,” at the ISSA Cyber Security Conference, Colorado Springs, Colo. (March 8, 2013).
  • Justin Marceau, Panelist, “Assessing Gideon’s Meaning and Legacy,” at The Gideon Effect—Rights, Justice, and Lawyers: Fifty Years After Gideon v. Wainwright, Yale Law School, New Haven, Conn. (March 8, 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, Chair, “Gideon’s Law Protective Function,” at The Gideon Effect—Rights, Justice, and Lawyers: Fifty Years After Gideon v. Wainwright, Yale Law School, New Haven, Conn. (March 8, 2013).
  • Joyce Sterling,“Navigating the Invisible Gap” (with Nancy Reichman), at the Minding the Gap conference, Florida International University, Miami (March 1, 2013).
  • Jan Laitos, “The Right of Nonuse,” at the Nebraska Distinguished Speaker Series, Lincoln, Neb. (March 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, Panelist, “Discursive Disparities,” at the Symposium: Minding the Gap: Reflections on the Achievement Gap Between Men and Women in the Workplace in 2013, Florida International University School of Law, Miami (February 28, 2013).
  • Bernard Chao, Panelist, “Finding the Point of Novelty In Software Patents,” 57th Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference, The John Marshall Law School, Chicago (February 22, 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, “Racial Capitalism,” University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Fla. (February 21, 2013).
  • Bernard Chao, “The Infringement Continuum,” Chicago Intellectual Property Colloquium, Chicago Kent Law School (February 26, 2013).
  • Hope Kentnor, “Online Learning Methodology Workshop,” at the USAID Rule of Law Project for the Judiciary Program in Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine (February 23–March 2, 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, “Racial Capitalism,” at the Florida State University School of Law Faculty Colloquium, Tallahassee, Fla. (February 17, 2013).
  • Ved Nanda, “Peace: An Intractable Dilemma in Today’s World?,” the Colorado Springs (Colo.) combined Rotary Clubs’ World Peace and Understanding luncheon (February 15, 2013).
  • Eli Wald, “The Diversity Opportunity in Big Law,” Notre Dame Faculty Workshop, Notre Dame Law School, South Bend, Ind. (February 8, 2013).
  • Roberto Corrada, “Ill-Structured Whole-Course Simulations for Upper Level Courses,” accepted for presentation at the Summer 2013 Hybrid Law Teaching Conference, Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kan. (February 2013).
  • Ved Nanda, Chair, panel on human rights in Asia, and speaker, environment and human rights/international governance, University of Hawaii Law Review Symposium in memory of Professor Jon M. Van Dyke, Honolulu (January 29, 2013).
  • Ved Nanda, “Ethnic and Religious Conflict and International Law,” Religion and Violence Speakers Series, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (January 23, 2013).
  • Nancy Leong, Chair, “Theorizing Racial Justice: Reflections on Whiteness as Property Twenty-Five Years Later,” at the Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Celebration, DePaul School of Law, Chicago (January 21, 2013).
  • Bernard Chao, Chair, “Intellectual Property from Various Perspectives,” with Dan Young, Chad King and Peter Kinsella, at the Nuts and Bolts of Intellectual Property conference, Denver, sponsored by the Colorado Bar Association (January 17, 2013).
  • K.K. DuVivier, Panelist, “Law Teaching in the Future: Good-bye Christopher Columbus Langdell?,” with John C. Cruden, Bob Pericival, Kalyani Robbins, Jessica Owley and Peter Reich, at 40 Years of Environmental Law and Natural Resources Law—A Prospective Look, a joint program sponsored by the Natural Resources and Energy Law Section and the Property Law Section at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, New Orleans (January 7, 2013).
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman, Panelist, “The Law of Contract or Laws of Contracts? Good Faith Notice and the Bilateral Employment Contract,” Section on Contracts and Commercial Law Program at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, New Orleans (January 5, 2013).
  • Christopher Lasch, Panelist, “The Civil Rights Consequences of State and Local Responses to Immigration and Immigrants,” with Michael Wishnie, Hiroshi Motomura and María Pabón López, a joint program sponsored by the Civil Rights Section and Immigration Law Section at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools, New Orleans (January 5, 2013).
  • Ved Nanda, Globalization and Legal Education workshop, Association of American Law Schools, New Orleans (January 4, 2013).

Fall 2012:

  • Michael Harris, “Does Canned-Hunting in the U.S. Undermine Conservation of Endangered African Antelope?,” at the 14th International Wildlife Law Conference, Cameroon, Africa (December 7, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, Panelist, “Quid Pro No? Perspectives on Apple v. Motorola and Judge Posner’s Contention That Most Industries Would Prosper Without Patent Protection,” at the IP Center Symposium: Intellectual Property and Public Rights of Access—The Evolving 21st Century Balance, Indiana University, Indianapolis (November 30, 2012).
  • Don Smith, “The Impact of the November 2012 Election on U.S. Energy Policy,” at Comparing Contemporary Developments in the Regulation of Network Industries in the EU and U.S., Brussels, Belgium (November 29, 2012).
  • Michael Siebecker, “A Discourse Theory of the Firm,” at the Boston College School of Law (November 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “The Federalists, the Anti-Federalists and the Constitution They Created,” at The Federalist Society/Liberty Fund Colloquium, San Jose, Calif. (October 26-27, 2012).
  • Kevin Lynch, “The Lock-In Effect of Preliminary Injunctions,” at the Junior Federal Courts Workshop, William & Mary Law School (October 26, 2012).
  • David Akerson, Panelist, “Use of Restorative Justice in Tribal Courts, Rwanda, Canada and Northern Ireland,” at the Restorative Justice—How Well Does It Work? conference, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (October 25, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “Indic Traditions: Teaching America,” at the Uberoi Foundation, Denver (October 19-21, 2012).
  • KK DuVivier, Chair, “How are Municipalities Driving the Development of Renewable Energy?,” with Steve Lins, chief assistant general manager for City of Glendale (Calif.) Water & Power, Vicki Mayes, city manager of Boulder City, Nev., Karl Rabago, principal of Rabago Energy, LLC, and former vice president of distributed energy service for Austin Energy, at the 2nd Annual Renewable Energy Law & Policy Summit, Denver (October 19, 2012).
  • David Akerson, Panelist, “Drone Legal and Technological History and Present Status,” with Kimon P. Valavanis, at the Domestic Privacy and Drones conference, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (October 19, 2012).
  • Jay Brown, “Current Issues in Corporate Governance for Public Companies,” at the Business Law Institute, Colorado Bar Association, Denver (October 18, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “The Ethics of Multijurisdictional Practice,” at the Business Law Institute, Colorado Bar Association, Denver (October 18, 2012).
  • David Akerson, “Self-Defense and the Crime of Aggression,” The Tenth Seminar of Counsel of the International Criminal Court and Training Program, The Hague, The Netherlands (October 17, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “Dialogue: Interdependence,” at the Ikeda Boston Research Center (October 12-13, 2012).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, “Jobs Act Compliance and Crowdfunding,” at the 2012 Ohio Securities Conference, Columbus, Ohio (October 12, 2012).
  • Kevin Lynch, Panelist, “The Lock-In Effect of Preliminary Injunctions,” at the Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship, Vermont Law School (October 12, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “Global Water Crisis—Challenges Ahead,” at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Denver (October 11, 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, Co-chair, “Race and the Criminal Justice System: Harmonizing Clinical and Doctrinal Teaching to Advance Social Justice,” with Professor Robin Walker Sterling, at the SALT Teaching Conference, University of Maryland (October 5, 2012).
  • Nancy, Leong, Panelist, “On Professionalism and Balance: Academic and Personal Success,” at the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT)/LatCrit Faculty Development Workshop, University of Maryland (October 5, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “E-Discovery: Zealous Advocacy, Clients’ Interests and Serving as an Officer of the Court,” at the 6th Annual Colorado Association of Litigation Support Professionals, Denver (October 5, 2012).
  • Robin Walker-Sterling, Co-chair, “Race and the Criminal Justice System: Harmonizing Clinical and Doctrinal Teaching to Advance Social Justice,” with Professor Nancy Leong, at the Society of American Law Teachers Teaching Conference, University of Maryland (October 5, 2012).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, “Does Corporate Governance Add Value?,” at the Council of Institutional Investors’ Engaging for the Future conference, Seattle (October 4, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, Chair, “Views from the Bench,” with Federal Circuit Court of Appeals Chief Judge Randall Rader, Judge Richard Linn and Judge Evan Wallach, at the Patent Perspectives from the Inside conference, University of Denver (October 4, 2012).
  • John Campbell, “The Role of Public/Private Partnerships in Enforcing Consumer Law,” with Robert Murphy, at the Consumer Issues Conference, University of Wyoming (October 4, 2012).
  • Don Smith, “Annual Report About the Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law,” at the Meeting of the IBA Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources & Infrastructure Law Governing Council, Dublin, Ireland (October 2, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “Ethics, Legal Ethics and Professionalism: Distinctions and Tensions,” at the Larimer County Justice Center, Fort Collins, Colo. (October 2, 2012).
  • Kevin Lynch, “The Lock-In Effect of Preliminary Injunctions,” at the Clinical Law Review Writer’s Workshop, New York University (September 29, 2012).
  • David Thomson, Formation of Professional Identity – Towards an Intentional Pedagogy, at the first ETL Conference – Development of Professional Identity in Legal Education: Rethinking Learning and Assessment (with Bill Sullivan), Denver, Colo. (September 28, 2012). http://bit.ly/RfB2X5
  • David Thomson, Teaching Through Simulations, at the first ETL Conference – Development of Professional Identity in Legal Education: Rethinking Learning and Assessment (with Roberto Corrada), September 28, 2012, Denver, CO. http://bit.ly/YtHU7S
  • Alan Chen “The Changing World of Law Review Publishing,” with Professors Viva Moffat and Justin Pidot, University of Wyoming School of Law (September 28, 2012).
  • Viva Moffat, “The Changing World of Law Review Publishing,” with Professors Alan Chen and Justin Pidot, at the University of Wyoming School of Law (September 28, 2012).
  • Justin Pidot, “The Changing World of Law Review Publishing,” with Professors Alan Chen and Viva Moffat, at the University of Wyoming School of Law (September 28, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “The UN and U.S. Foreign Policy,” International Career Advancement Program, Aspen Institute, Aspen, Colo. (September 27-28, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, “The Infringement Continuum,” at the University of Utah Quinney School of Law (September 27-28, 2012).
  • Jay Brown, “The Jobs Act and General Solicitation,” at the Securities Subsection of the Colorado Bar Association, Denver (September 19, 2012).
  • Nantiya Ruan, “Rethinking Pay Equity: How Discrimination in Work Scheduling Impacts Low-Wage Workers,” at the Seventh Annual Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Labor & Employment Law, Northwestern Law School, Chicago (September 15, 2012).
  • Don Smith, Chair, “Measuring and Creating Effective Climate Policy,” at the Culture, Politics, and Climate Change conference, University of Colorado, Boulder (September 15, 2012).
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman, Panelist, “Good Faith Notice and the Bilateral Employment Contract,” at the Labor and Employment Law Colloquium, Chicago (September 14, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “Rio+20—What was Accomplished?,” NGO groups, Boston (September 1-2, 2012).


Summer 2012:

  • Rachel Arnow-RIchman, “Employment at Will and the Reasonable Notice Doctrine,” at the Florida State Law School (August 30, 2012).
  • David Akerson, “Update on International Prosecutor Suggested Practices and Lessons Learned Project,” with Maria Warren, chief of legal operations, Special Court for Sierra Leone, at the Sixth Annual International Humanitarian Law Dialogs conference, Chautauqua, N.Y. (August 28, 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, “Racial Capitalism: Consequences of Commodifying Race,” at the University of Iowa Interdisciplinary Colloquium, Iowa City, Iowa (August 23, 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, “Racial Capitalism,” at the University of Iowa Faculty Colloquium, Iowa City, Iowa (August 22, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, “A Conversation About IP Legislation,” with Aaron Cooper, at the Colorado Bar, IP Section, Denver (August 21, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “International Human Rights Law and Policy, NGO group (August 17-19, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “Minorities and Human Rights,” NGO group, Cincinnati (August 10-11, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, “Better Patenting,” at the Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, Stanford University (August 9, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “Sikhs’ Contribution to American Society,” at the Sikh memorial service for Wisconsin shooting victims, Commerce City, Colo. (August 8, 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, “Making Remedies,” panel at the Southeast Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, Fla. (August 1, 2012).
  • Jan Laitos, “Regulation of Cyanide in South American Mines,” at the American and South American Limits on Cyanide Use, Buenos Aires, Argentina (August 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, Chair, “Supreme Court and Legislative Update: Individual Rights,” panel at the Southeast Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Amelia Island, Fla. (July 29, 2012).
  • K.K. DuVivier, “The U.S.’s Problem with the Sun: Solar Access,” at the RASEI Inter-Continental Advanced Materials for Photonics Summer School, Boulder, Colo. (July 25, 2012).
  • Federico Cheever, “Greater Sage-Grouse, Lesser Prairie-Chickens and Dunes Sagebrush Lizards: Developments in the Courts, Federal Agencies and the States Regarding Imperiled But Not (Yet?) Listed Species,” at the Annual Institute of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Newport Beach, Calif. (July 20, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, Keynote, “The Great Recession: What Does Your Legal Future Look Like Now?,” at The Lindsey-Flanigan Courthouse, Denver (July 2012).
  • Jay Brown, Panelist, “Dodd Frank and the Volcker Rule,” with Herrick Lidstone, at the Southeast Metro Law Club, Denver (July 10, 2012).
  • Jan Laitos, “Brownfields Developments Attain Urban Mixed Use Goals,” at the Urban Challenges in Europe: European Network for Housing Research conference, Toulouse, France (July 2012).
  • Steven Pepper, Chair, “Individual, Corporation—Is There a Difference in the Fundamental Ethical Obligations Depending Upon the Nature of the Client?,” panel at the International Legal Ethics Conference V, Banff, Alberta, Canada (July 2012).
  • David Thomson, Panelist, “Cooperation in eDiscovery and Litigation,” with the Hon. Morris Hoffman, Magistrate Judge Craig Shaffer, Emily Pastorius and William Butterfield, at the eDiscovery Boot Camp for State Court Judges, Denver (June 23, 2012).
  • Christopher Lasch, “Rendition Resistance: Immigration Detainers, Fugitive Slaves and Interstate Criminal Extradition,” at the 2012 International Conference on Law and Society, Honolulu (June 7, 2012).
  • Christopher Lasch, Chair, “Comparative Studies in Legal History,” panel at the 2012 International Conference on Law and Society, Honolulu (June 7, 2012).
  • Alan Chen, “Rights Lawyer Essentialism and the Next Generation of Rights Critics,” a critique of a new book on civil rights law by Stanford Law Professor Richard Thompson Ford, panel on New Issues in Equality Law, 2012 Law and Society Association Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii (June 5, 2012).
  • Celia Taylor, “Reform of the EU Takeover Directive: The U.S. Perspective,” at a conference in Oslo, Norway, considering possible reforms to the EU Takeover Directive (June 4-5, 2012).
  • Christopher Lasch, “Immigration Detainers and the Fourth Amendment,” at the Maurice A. Deane Law School, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y. (June 1, 2012).
  • David Thomson, “Carnegie Integrated Courses: An Opportunity for LRW Faculty,” at the Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Desert Springs, Calif. (June 1, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, Panelist, “Implicit Bias and Law Firm Hiring and Promotion,” at the Implicit Racial Bias Across the Law conference, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. (June 2012).
  • Jan Laitos, “Game Theory and the Right of Non-Use,” at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Society of Environmental Law and Economics, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands (June 2012).


Spring 2012:

  • Eli Wald, “Achieving Greater Cooperation in Discovery: Strategies for Reducing the Expense of Pretrial Procedure,”panelist, Faculty of Federal Advocates Brown Bag Series, Alfred A. Arraj Federal Courthouse, Denver, Colo. (May 31, 2012).
  • Debra Austin, “Neurobiology, the Hidden Curriculum in Legal Education, and Implications for Enhancing Practical Skill and Professional Identity Development Pedagogy,” at The Legal Writing Institute’s 15th Biennial Conference, Palm Desert, Calif. (May 30, 2012).
  • Stephen Pepper, “Three Dichotomies in Lawyers’ Ethics,” at the David Weiner Center for Lawyers’ Ethics and Professional Responsibility, Rishon LeZion, Israel, during the semiannual meeting of professors teaching ethics and legal profession courses at Israeli law schools (May 22, 2012).
  • Bowers, Stacey, Chair, “Librarians Collaborating to Meet the Need for Access to Legal Information,” panel at the Equal Justice Conference, Jacksonville, Fla. (May 17, 2012).
  • KK DuVIvier, “Can U.S. Renewable Law and Policy Catch Up?,” with Don Smith, John Harrick and Jeff Thaler (University of Maine Law School), at the World Renewable Energy Forum, Denver (May 14, 2012).
  • Don Smith, Chair, “Can U.S. Renewable Law and Policy Catch Up?,” with K.K. DuVivier, John Harrick and Jeff Thaler (University of Maine Law School), at the World Renewable Energy Forum, Denver (May 14, 2012).
  • Joyce Sterling, “Gender Differentiation: What We Know and Do Not Know After Wave 2 of AJD,” at the Kickoff Conference: Research Group on Legal Diversity, American Bar Foundation, Chicago (May 11-12, 2012).
  • Jan Lailtos, “Natural Resource Regulation,” at the Control and Management of Environmental and Natural Resources, University of Hungary, Budapest (May 1-5, 2011).
  • KK DuVivier, Panelist, “CounterPoints: The New Energy Economy,” with the Honorable Richard D. Lamm, Lee Boughey, Alice Madden and Christopher Votoupal, as part of the Institute of Public Policy Studies’ CounterPoints series (April 26, 2012).
  • Don Smith, Panelist, “Legal and Policy Issues and Challenges: New Renewable Energy Technologies,” at the Sustainable Energy and the Regulation of Natural Resources conference, Santiago, Chile (April 26, 2012).
  • Don Smith, Panelist, “Overview of Energy Networks in Changing Markets,” at the International Bar Association Section of Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law Biennial Conference, Santiago, Chile (April 25, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, “Patents: Home on the Range or Wild Frontier?,” at the University of Colorado Law School, Boulder (April 24, 2012).
  • Don Smith, “Presentation of the Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law Editorial Report,” at the International Bar Association Section of Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law Biennial Conference, Santiago, Chile (April 24, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, Panelist, “Genetically Modified Organisms, Monsanto and the Rights of Organic Farmers,” organized by the DU Food, Agriculture and Resource Management Law Society at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (April 19, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “Disclosure to Clients of Outsourcing,” at the Larimer County Bar Association Professionalism Committee Annual Ethics Seminar, Fort Collins, Colorado (April 18, 2012).
  • Jan Laitos, “Efficiency as an Alternative to Renewable Energy,” at the University of Florida College of Law, Gainesville (April 16, 2012).
  • Laura Rovner, “Incarceration and Isolation,” at the Incarceration and Isolation Conference, Columbia Law School (April 13, 2012).
  • Joyce Sterling, “Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Realities and Solutions,” with Judge Kris Mix, at the Inclusive Excellence Leadership Series, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder (April 12, 2012).
  • Christopher Lasch, Panelist, “The Decency of Death,” with Hollis Whitson, death penalty litigator, and Stan Garnett, Boulder County district attorney, at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (April 11, 2012).
  • Jay Brown, “Regulatory Priorities: How Agencies Set and Assess Their Priorities,” Colorado Bar Association (April 6, 2012).
  • Stephen Pepper, “What Do We Mean by ‘Ethics’?,” at the Personal Ethics and Legal Compliance conference, organized and sponsored by the Institute for Enterprise Ethics at the Daniels College of Business, University of Denver (April 5, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, Panelist, “Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Realities and Solutions,” with Christine Arguello and Nancy Reichman, at the 2011-2012 Inclusive Excellence Leadership Series, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (April 4, 2012).
  • Joyce Sterling, “After the JD and Its Lessons for Studying Lawyers’ Careers,” with Bryant Garth, at the Workshop on Standardizing International Research on Legal Careers, Indiana University Maurer School of Law (April 4, 2012).
  • Jay Brown, “Capital Raising and Small Businesses,” at the Ohio State Law School, Columbus (April 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, “The Persistent Gender Disparity in Student Note Publication,” at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law’s annual conference of the editors-in-chief of the top 15 ranked law reviews (March 31, 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, “Racial Capitalism,” at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law (March 29, 2012).
  • David Thomson, Keynote address, “Update on Outcomes Assessment in Law School,” at the Setting and Assessing Learning Objectives from Day One conference, hosted by the Center for Excellence in Law Teaching, Albany Law School (March 29, 2012).
  • Laura Rovner, Panelist, “Current Issues in BOP Homicide Representation,” with Wilbert Rideau and Mark Donatelli, at the Federal Bureau of Prisons Homicides—Authorized Case Training Conference, Denver (March 22, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “In-House Myths,” at the Legal Profession Research Seminar, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. (March 20, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, Chair, “How Do You Interpret the Constitution?,” panel at the DU Law chapter of the Federalist Society, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver (March 14, 2012).
  • Jay Brown, “Corporate Governance, Fiduciary Duties and the Problem of Executive Compensation,” at the University of the Witwatersrand School of Law, Johannesburg, South Africa (March 19, 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, “Half/Full,” at the Symposium on Asian Pacific American Identity, University of California at Irvine School of Law (March 16, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, Chair, “How Do You Interpret the Constitution?,” panel at the DU Law chapter of the Federalist Society, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Denver (March 14, 2012).
  • Laura Rovner, Panelist, “Preferring Order to Justice—Post 9/11 Civil Rights Issues in the Federal System,” at the Columbia Law School, Human Rights Institute (March 9, 2012).
  • Christopher Lasch, “Immigration Control: The Impact of Immigration Detainers,” with Scott Johns, to the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Spanish Speaking Lawyers Association, Denver (March 9, 2012).
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman, “Good Faith Notice in the Bilateral Employment Contract,” at the 7th Annual International Contracts Conference, Thomas Jefferson Law School, San Diego (March 3, 2012).
  • Kevin Lynch, Chair, “The Future of Aquaculture: The Role of Legal Challenges in Shaping the Finfish Farming Industry,” panel at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene (March 3, 2012).
  • Kevin Lynch, Panelist, “E-Discovery: Practical Elements and Proactive Aspects for Lawyers, Clients and NGOs,” at the Public Interest Environmental Law Conference, University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene (March 2, 2012).
  • Lindsey Webb, “Not Just a Sip, But Drinking from the Fire Hose: Lessons Learned from Denver Law’s Implementation of the Semester in Practice,” with Ann Vessels, at the Preparing Lawyers: The Role of Field Placement (Externships 6) conference, Harvard Law School and Northeastern Law School, Boston (March 2, 2012).
  • KK DuVivier, Chair, “Private Alternative Energy Systems: Zoning, Regulatory and Finance Issues,” panel at the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute 2012 Annual Conference: The Wilderness City: Nature, Culture and Economy in the Next West, Denver (March 2, 2012).
  • Ann Vessels, “Not Just a Sip, But Drinking from the Fire Hose: Lessons Learned from Denver Law’s Implementation of the Semester in Practice,” with Lindsey Webb, at the Preparing Lawyers: The Role of Field Placement (Externships 6) conference, Harvard Law School and Northeastern Law School, Boston (March 2, 2012).
  • Laura Rovner, Panelist, “Solitary Confinement,” with Susan Greene, Alan Mills and Brian Nelson, at the Dart Society Conference, John Jay College, New York (March 2012).
  • Don Smith, “Comparing the Branches of the U.S. Federal Government with the Institutions of the European Union,” to the American Government course at Metro State University of Denver (February 27, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, Panelist, “Issues in Infringement,” at the Samsung-Stanford Conference on Patent Enforcement, Stanford Law School (February 24, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, Panelist, “Subject Matter Patentability and Obviousness,” at the United States Patent and Trademark Road Show 2012, Sturm College of Law, Denver (February 16, 2012).
  • Christopher Lasch, “Immigration Rendition Seen in the Light of the History of Fugitive Slave Rendition and Criminal Rendition,” at the University of Seattle School of Law (February 13, 2012).
  • Justin Pidot, “Rethinking Jurisdictional Procedure,” the Federal Courts class at the Yale Law School (February 10, 2012).
  • Martin Katz, “Facilitating Classroom Innovation to Make Better Lawyers (Now),” at the annual Thrower Symposium, Innovation for the Modern Era: Law, Policy and Legal Practice in a Changing World, Emory Law School (February 9, 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, “The Persistent Gender Disparity in Student Note Publication,” at the Yale Law School (February 9, 2012).
  • Bernard Chao, “The America Invents Act: Effects on Business and Innovation,” at the 11th Annual Hot Topics in Intellectual Property Symposium, Duke University School of Law (February 3, 2012).
  • Justin Pidot, “Rethinking Jurisdictional Procedure,” at the Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop, Florida International University (February 3-4, 2012).
  • Nancy Leong, “Making Remedies,” at the Junior Faculty Federal Courts Workshop, Florida International University College of Law (February 3, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “Professional Ethics for Engineers,” at the Colorado Chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers, Denver (February 2012).
  • Eli Wald, CLE presenter, “The (Legal) Ethics of Using E-mail,” at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP, Denver (February 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “In-House Counsel, Diversity and Discrimination,” part of the WIP Speaker Series at the Sturm College of Law, Denver (January 31, 2012).
  • Eli Wald, “Ethical Issues, Medical Marijuana and the Practice of Law: Marijuana at the Crossroads,” at the Sturm College of Law, Denver (January 27, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “The State of Human Rights with a Focus on North Africa and the Middle East,” at the Winter Park Rotary, Winter Park, Colo. (January 10, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “U.S.-India Relations,” at the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin, Jaipur, India (January 6, 2012).
  • Ved Nanda, “Higher Education: The Need for Reform,” at the All-India Student Organization’s Annual Congress, New Delhi, India (January 5, 2012).
  • Don C. Smith, “Introduction to Environmental Law at the Sturm College of Law,” to a 3000 level undergraduate class at the University of Denver to acquainted students with the strong environmental law program offered at the College of Law (January 4, 2012).
  • Robin Walker Sterling, Faculty member, Trial Advocacy Workshop, at the Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. (January 3-6, 2012).
  • Christopher Lasch, Faculty member, Trial Advocacy Workshop, at the Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Mass. (January 3-6, 2012).


Fall 2011:

  • Wald, Eli, “Federalizing Legal Ethics, Nationalizing Law Practice and the Future of the American Legal Profession in a Global Age,” at the Colorado Attorney Chapter of the Federalist Society, Denver (December 14, 2011).
  • Wald, Eli, “Understanding the ‘Ethical Screen’ and Its Utility,” at the 16th Annual Ethics Conference, Colorado Law Institute, CLE International, Denver (December 12, 2011).
  • Wald, Eli, “Nationalizing of Law Practice: The Future of Law Practice in Colorado,” at the 8th Annual Nuts & Bolts CLE, Weld County Bar Association and the 19th Judicial District Bench-Bar Committee, Greeley, Colo. (December 9, 2011).
  • Wald, Eli, “In-House Counsel, Diversity and Discrimination,” at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison (November 17-18, 2011).
  • Lasch, Christopher, “Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions and Immigration Detainers,” co-presented with Hans Meyer at the Colorado Bar Association, Denver (November 10, 2011).
  • DuVivier, KK, “Survey of U.S. Laws Affecting the Siting and Development of Renewable Energy Projects,” co-presented with Maryanne Kurtinaitis, renewable energy program manager, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, and Sandi Snodgrass, of counsel, Holland & Hart LLP, at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (November 7, 2011).
  • Corrada, Roberto, “Affirmative Action Implications of the Ricci (New Haven Firefighters) Case,” at the Symposium on the Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Winston-Salem, N.C. (November 5, 2011).
  • Chen, Alan, “How Public Interest Lawyers Pursue New Rights in a Post-Rights World,” at the 19th Annual Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr. Conference: Toward the Constitutional Right of Access to Justice—Implications and Implementation, University of Colorado School of Law, Boulder (November 4, 2011).
  • Hardaway, Robert, “Top Ten Reasons for Racial Disparity in Incomes,” at the Columbia Law School, sponsored by the Columbia Law School Journal of Law and Race (November 4, 2011).
  • Bernard Chao, “Bringing Coherence to Foreign-Based Infringement,” at the UMKC School of Law, Kansas City, Mo. (October 14, 2011).
  • Wald, Eli, “The Growth of a Modern Law Firm: A Case Study,” at the Colloquium on Globalization and the Legal Profession, The Louis Stein Center for Law and Ethics, Fordham Law School, New York (October 2011).
  • Wald, Eli, “Should We All be Teaching Professional Identity/Ethics?,” co-presented with Joyce Sterling and Rebecca Aviel at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (October 2011).
  • Nancy Leong, “Making Rights,” at the University of California Hastings Faculty Colloquium, University of California Hastings College of Law, San Francisco. This article is forthcoming in 2012 in the Boston University Law Review (September 27, 2011).
  • Nancy Leong, Draft of “The Open Road and the Traffic Stop,” at the Race and Criminal Justice in the West Conference, Gonzaga Law School, Spokane, Wash. (September 24, 2011).
  • Nancy Leong, Work-in-progress, “Non-Whiteness as Capital,” at the Sixth Annual Labor and Employment Law Colloquium, Los Angeles (September 16, 2011).
  • Eli Wald, “Denial and Accountability in Legal Education: How Law Schools Fail to Meet Their Responsibility for the Formation of Professional Identity,” co-presented with Russell Pearce of Fordham Law School, at the University of St. Thomas Law School, Minneapolis (September 2011).
  • Eli Wald, “Equality and Diversity in the American Legal Profession,” at the University of Denver’s Alumni Symposium, Denver (September 2011).
  • Eli Wald, “Ethical Issues Facing In-house Counsel in Responding to Government Investigations of Companies,” an ABA CLE program co-presented with Susan Hackett, CEO, Legal Executive Leadership, LLC; Sara Bloom, assistant U.S. attorney; William T. Hassler, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; and the Hon. Judge Roger Titus, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland in Washington, D.C. (September 2011).


Summer 2011:

  • Eli Wald, “Critical Legal Considerations for Non-Compete Agreements in Business Transactions,” at Holland & Hart, LLP, Denver (August 2011).
  • Eli Wald, “Legal Ethics in the Movies the Sequel: Family Law Attorneys and Popular Culture,” Breckenridge, Colo. (August 2011).
  • Bernard Chao, “Toward an Infringement Continuum,” at the IP Scholars Conference, DePaul University, Chicago (August 11-12, 2011).
  • Ved Nanda,“The Arab Spring and Its Implications for the Near East and South Asia,” at the Woodstock (India) School Annual Conference, Fort Collins, Colo. (July 28-30, 2011).
  • Ved Nanda,“Uberoi Foundation’s Role in Spreading Awareness of the Dharmic Traditions of India,” Teaching Dharmic Traditions &#8212