Fall 2010:

  • Celia R. Taylor “Sustainability Companies Law-US Perspective,” part of an international project considering the possibility of using corporate law to encourage/require companies to pay attention to climate change, Oslo, Norway (December 2010).
  • Dean Martin Katz, “The Future of Legal Education and Federal Practice,” keynote address at Federal Judges Roundtable (sponsored by Faculty of Federal Advocates), Denver, Colo. (November 6, 2010).
  • Jessica West, “Police Accountability: The Role of the Independent Monitor,” co-presented with Darold Killmer and Eric Winfield, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (November 4, 2010).
  • Christopher N. Lasch, “The New ICE Age: A Panel Discussion on the Expanding Use of Immigration Detainers by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement,” co-presented with Hans Meyer and Mark Silverstein, Colorado Bar Association, Denver, Colo. (November 2, 2010).
  • Eli Wald “Law Practice as a Morally Responsible Business: Reintegrating Ethics into Economics and Law,” (with Prof. Russell G. Pearce), University of Colorado School of Law’s 2010-2011 workshop series, Boulder, Colo. (November 2010).
  • William Shutkin, “Sustainable Community Development Code Framework,” Sustainability Series, Mid-America Regional Council, Kansas City, Mo. (November 2010).
  • Robin Walker Sterling, “Reducing Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC): Blind Justice in the Area of DMC,” at the Washington Juvenile Defender Summit, Leavenworth, Wash. (October 30, 2010).
  • Robin Walker Sterling, “Media and Messaging in Juvenile Defense,” co-presented with Prof. Kim Ambrose, University of Washington School of Law, and Anne Lee, Executive Director of TeamChild, at the Washington Juvenile Defender Summit, Leavenworth, Wash. (October 30, 2010).
  • Dean Martin Katz, “Systemic Innovation at Denver Law,” at Legal Education Reform after Carnegie: Bringing Law-in-Action into the Law School Classroom, University of Wisconsin, Madison (October 23, 2010).
  • Robin Walker Sterling, “Innovative Use of the Brady Exculpatory Evidence Rule,” with Barbara Butterworth, Washington, D.C. (October 16, 2010).
  • Robin Walker Sterling, “DNA 101: Understanding the Basics,” with Dr. Angela Williamson, Washington, D.C. (October 15, 2010).
  • Christopher Lasch, “Using Simulations to Teach Substantive Law, Skills, Ethics, and Professionalism,” co-presented with Asst. Professor Patience Crowder , University of Denver Sturm College of Law (October 13, 2010).
  • Christopher Lasch, Commented on Lahny Silva’s draft paper on a due process framework for analyzing collateral consequences of criminal convictions, at LatCrit XV Denver, Colo. (October 9, 2010).
  • Christine Cimini “Immigrant Youth Activism,” panel moderator, at the Lat Crit Conference, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (October 9, 2010).
  • Jessica West, “Is Injustice Relevant?: Limitations on the Admissibility of Evidence of Oppression,” at the LatCrit XV conference, Denver, Colo. (October 9, 2010).
  • Jessica West, LatCrit XV Conference: Attended the 2 day faculty development workshop and presented a work in progress entitled 12 Racist Men: Post-Verdict Evidence of Juror Bias. Also moderated a panel on “The Politics and Economics of Racism,” with presentations by Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic, Katherine Darmer, George Martinez and Justin Levinson (October 8-10, 2010).
  • Robin Walker Sterling, “The Intersection of Fundamental Fairness and Fundamental Rights in Juvenile Delinquency Court,” at the Clinical Law Review Writers’ Workshop, NYU School of Law (October 3, 2010).
  • Christine Cimini, “The Role of Fault in a Post Hoffman World,” work in progress at the NYU Clinical Writers’ Workshop, New York University Law School (October 2, 2010).
  • Fred Cheever, “Defining the Scope of NEPA Review: ‘Small Handles’ and Connected Actions,” at the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Special Institute on NEPA (October 2010).
  • Annecoos Wiersema, “Trade and Environment Redux: What the WTO can Learn From International Environmental Law About Risk, Science, and the Precautionary Principle,” First Annual Fall Colloquium on Environmental Scholarship, Vermont Law School (October 2010).
  • William Shutkin, “The Front Range and Sustainability,” at Urban Futures: Opportunities and Challenges for Transforming the Urban Landscape, Loeb Fellowship 40th Reunion, Harvard Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Mass. (October 2010).
  • Tamara Kuennen, “Enhancing Judicial Skills in Domestic Violence Cases,” co-presented with Hon. Ronald Adrine, Hon. Amy Krause, Hon. Jeannie JinKyung Hong, Hon. Jeffrey Dremers, Sujata Warrier, PhD, Linda Baker, PhD at the training for judges.
  • Celia Taylor, Presented an update on corporate law and legislation relating to corporate law in Colorado over the past year to the Colorado Business Law Institute (September 30, 2010).
  • Roberto Corrada, Speaker and Facilitator, “The Critical Elements of Effective Collaborative Learning: Foundation and Application,” workshop, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif. (September 29, 2010).
  • Roberto Corrada, Keynote Address, “Creating a ‘Community of Learning’ in the Classroom: One Scholar’s Journey in the Scholarship of Teaching & Learning,” Loyola Marymount, Los Angeles, Calif. (September 28, 2010).
  • Christine Cimini, “The Secure Communities Program and the Impact Upon Immigrants,” co-presented with Professor Marie Provine, Arizona State University, at Constitution Day, sponsored by the Constitutional Rights & Remedies Program and the University of Denver Political Science Department (September 28, 2010).
  • Laura Rovner, “The Moment as Microcosm: Making the Most of Spontaneous Classroom Controversies As Integrated Learning Opportunities,”co-presented with Professor Patti Alleva, University of North Dakota School of Law, at the Central States Law Schools Association, University of North Dakota School of Law (September 25, 2010).
  • Bernard Chao, “Using Special Masters in Litigation,” co-presented with Lynn Pashow, Hon. Charles Legge, Hon. Ronald Whyte, as part of a conference presented by the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology and the Federal Judicial Center, Berkeley, Calif. (Sept. 25, 2010).
  • Rock Pring, “Specialized Environmental Courts and Tribunals: The Explosion of New Institutions to Adjudicate Environment, Climate Change, and Sustainable Development,” (co-authored with Kitty Pring) to the United Nations-Yale Conference on Environmental Governance and Democracy, Yale Law School (Sept. 19, 2010).
  • Tom I. Romero, II, “What Can “Brown” Do For Your: Hernandez v. Texas, Brown v. Board of Education and the Concept of La Raza Latina in American Law,” at the Annual Meeting of the Hispanic National Bar Association (September 9, 2010).
  • Rock Pring, Made a joint keynote presentation (with co-author Kitty Pring) on “Judicial Challenges in Creating and Improving Environmental Courts and Tribunals (ECTs),” to 80 justices and judges from around the world at the Australasian Conference of Planning and Environment Courts and Tribunals (ACPECT), Sydney, Australia (Sept. 2, 2010).
  • K.K. DuVivier, Testified about problems with coal fly ash at an EPA Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery Materials Recovery and Waste Management Division hearing concerning proposed new regulations, Denver (September 2, 2010).
  • Sam Kamin, Commented on Kathie Barnes’ Paper: “The Constitutional Implications of the Reality of Racial Profiling,” at the Southwest Criminal Law conference, co-organized with Carolyn Ramsey, University of Colorado (September 2010).
  • William Shutkin, “Regional Sustainability,” at Remarkable Beyond Borders: Shaping The Future Of The Crown Of The Continent, First Annual Roundtable on the Crown of the Continent, with the University of Montana, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy and Sonoran Institute, Waterton National Park, Alberta, Canada (September 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Law Practice as a Morally Responsible Business: Reintegrating Ethics into Economics and Law,” co-presented with Russell G. Pierce, Fordham University School of Law’s 2010-2011 workshop series, New York City (September 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Federalizing Legal Ethics, Nationalizing Law Practice and the Future of the American Legal Profession in a Global Age,” at Saint Louis University School of Law’s 2010-2011 workshop series, St. Louis (September 2010).
  • Jan Laitos, Chaired a session on “The New Property,” at the Conference on the Evolution of Property Rights, sponsored by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, MA (September 2010).
  • K.K. DuVivier, “National and International Implications of the Gulf Oil Disaster,” Panelist for DU International Law Society (September 2010).
  • Jan Laitos, Natural Resources Law, co-authored with Zellmer and Cole, Thomson West, 2nd Edition (date of acceptance September 2010; publication date TBD 2012).
  • John Soma, Attended a workshop, “Risk of Data Sharing in Genomics,” at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (August 26-26, 2010).
  • Tamara Kuennen, National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, in conjunction with the federal Office on Violence Against Women, Bethesda, MD (Aug 7 – 11, 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Legal Ethics in the Movies: Family Law Attorneys and Popular Culture,” at the 2010 Annual Family Law Institute, Steamboat Springs (August 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Ethical Guidelines Related to Attorney’s Liens, Charging Liens and Other Security Interests,” co-presented with the Honorable Judge Edward C. Moss and the Honorable Judge Ruthanne Polidori, at the 2010 Annual Family Law Institute, Steamboat Springs, Colo. (August 2010).



Summer 2010:

  • Jan Laitos, “Constitutional Limits on Government Housing Restrictions,” Istanbul, Turkey (July 2010).
  • Steve Pepper, At the International Legal Ethics Conference IV, Stanford Law School: 1) opening plenary session, “Legal Ethics in Legal Education: Should it be a Required Course;” closing plenary session, “Jurisprudence and Legal Ethics;” and Pepper’s paper, “Three Dichotomies in Lawyers’ Ethics.” (July 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Law Practice as a Morally Responsible Business: Reintegrating Ethics into Economics and Law,” (co-presented with Prof. Russell G. Pearce, Fordham Law School), Stanford Law School (July 16, 2010).
  • David Thomson, “Mile High Summit on Training,” with co-presenters Molly Peckman (Dechert LLP), Linda-Jean Schneider (Cahill Gordon & Reindell, LLP), and Tommy Preston, University of South Carolina School of Law, Denver, Colo. (July 11, 2010).
  • David Thomson, “A New and Urgent Role for the LRW Professorate: The Impact of Technology on the Law and the Legal Profession,” with Ian Gallacher (Syracuse); Ellie Margolis (Temple); Kristen Murray (Temple), as part of the Biennial Conference of the Legal Writing Institute, Marco Island, Fla. (June 29, 2010).
  • Stephen Pepper, Presenter and panelist, Daniels College of Business Faculty Symposium highlighting the book Good Business: Exercising Effective and Ethical Leadership (Routledge, 2010). Prof. Pepper spoke on his chapter (2): “How to do the Right Thing: A Primer on Ethics and Moral Vision.”
  • David Thomson, “Teaching Contract Drafting Online,” with Susan Duncan (Univ. Louisville), as part of the Transactional Law Teaching Conference at Emory University Law School. (June 5, 2010).
  • Roberto Corrada, “Multidisciplinary and Disciplinary Approaches to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning,” at the 2010 National Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Creighton University, Omaha, Neb. (June 5, 2010).
  • Roberto Corrada, “Creativity,” at the 2010 National Carnegie Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute, Creighton University, Omaha, Neb. (June 3-6, 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “The Ethics of Attorney-Client Communications and Expectations’ Management,” CLE, hosted by Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP (June 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Glass Ceilings and Dead Ends: The Future of Women Lawyers at Large Law Firms,” at Dorsey & Whitney, part of the summer CLE series through the Colorado Campaign for Inclusive Excellence (June 2010).
  • Christine Cimini, “Nuts and Bolts: What Do We Mean By Outcomes and Assessment,” at the AALS Annual Clinical Conference, Baltimore, Maryland (May 5, 2010).



Spring Semester 2010:

  • David Thomson, Keynote speaker, Annual Conference of the New England Law Librarians Association, Portsmouth, NH (April 23, 2010).
  • Alan Chen, “Meaningful Access to Constitutional Remedies,” at the Access to Justice Conference, DU Sturm College of Law (April 23, 2010).
  • David Thomson, “Web 2.0 and Its Impact on Law Libraries,” keynote speaker, Annual Conference of the New England Law Librarians Association, Portsmouth, NH (April 23, 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Lawyers in Practice: Ethical Decision Making in Context,” cosponsored by the Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy at the University of Buffalo Law School and the University of Connecticut, Buffalo, NY (April 23, 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Jack Abramoff Exposed: The Integrity of the Legal/Lobbying Profession in a Money Culture,” Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, Denver, Colo. (April 13, 2010).
  • Roberto Corrada, “Teaching for Engaged Learning: Teaching Methods & Assessment,” Elon Law School, Greensboro, N. C. (April 10, 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Judges, (in) Civility and the Media, Judicial Ethics and Accountability: At Home and Abroad,”University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Sacramento, Calif. (April 9, 2010). “Ethics of Attorney Communications,” at the Denver Bar Association’s Bench/Bar Retreat, Denver, Colo. (April 10, 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “Glass Ceilings and Dead Ends: Professional Ideologies, Gender Stereotypes and the Future of Women Lawyers at Large Law Firms,” Private Practice Lawyers – Jack Heinz Tribute Panel: Lawyers and Social Structure: Stratification, Law and Society Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill.(May 2010).p((. “Using Deception in Intellectual Property Related-Investigations: Are You Unwittingly Violating The Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct?,” to the Colorado Bar Association’s IP Section (April 1, 2010).
  • Jan Laitos, “The Emergence of a Third Player in the Natural Resources Law Game,” Emory University Law School (April 2010).
  • KK Duvivier, “Jousting at Windmills—Wind Power Rights & Conflicts Update,” at the Denver Association of Petroleum Landmen, Spring Land Workshop (March 25, 2010).
  • Ed Ziegler, “Transportation Planning, Density, and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century, A 2020 View of Urban Infrastructure: A Festschrift in Honor of Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer,” Georgia State University Law School Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth, Atlanta, Georgia (March 25, 2010)
  • Ed Ziegler, “Transportation Planning, Density, and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century, A 2020 View of Urban Infrastructure: A Festschrift in Honor of Julian Conrad Juergensmeyer,” Georgia State University Law School Center for the Comparative Study of Metropolitan Growth (March 25, 2010).
  • Stephen Pepper, “Three Dichotomies In Lawyers’ Ethics,” keynote address, 32nd Legal Ethics Institute, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Va. (March 19, 2010).
  • Joyce Sterling, “After the JD II: What is the Picture for Women Lawyers After the 7th Year of Practice?” at the Rocky Mountain Legal Diversity Summit, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (March 16, 2010).
  • Kris Miccio, “Lesbian Parenting: Same or Different,” with Professor Catherine Smith & Professor Caryn Aviv, at the Motherhood Conference, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (March 13, 2010).
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman, Reconstructing Superwoman: Care and Market Work from a Non-Binary Perspective,” Motherhood: Reclaiming Our Past, Transforming Our Future, U. Denver College of Law, Denver, CO (March 13, 2010).
  • Roberto Corrada, Speaker and facilitator, “U.S. Administrative Law and Cooperative Learning Methods,” Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala City, Guatemala (March 8-11, 2010).
  • Ann Vessels, “Designing Externship Courses in Specialized Areas and Class Content that Engages Students,” co-presented with Denise Platfoot Lacey, University of Dayton & Carl Circo, University of Arkansas, at the Externships V Conference, Miami, Fla. (March 5, 2010).
  • Ed Ziegler, “Local Bouillabaisse Regulation: A Critical Overview of the New American Landscape,” University of Denver Sturm College of Law’s Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Annual Conference (March 4, 2010).
  • Ed Ziegler, “Local Bouillabaisse Regulation: A Critical Overview of the New American Landscape,” University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado (March 4, 2010).
  • K.K. DuVivier, “The New Energy Frontier: The University of Denver’s Partnership with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory,” organized and co-presented with Robert J. Noun, Chief Spokesman for NREL, University of Denver’s 2010 Winter Quarter Provost’s Lecture and Luncheon (March 2, 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “How to Effectively Network during an Economic Downturn, or Don’t Burn the Bridges You’re Trying to Build!” panel participant, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (March, 2010).
  • Fred Cheever, Penn State Live, February 23 – Conservation professionals, wildlife enthusiasts, forest managers and government officials are invited to “Fire in the Eastern United States,” a symposium featuring Professor Stephen J. Pyne of Arizona State University who is one of the world’s leading experts in fire history and ecology. Other panelists include Fred Cheever, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs of the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, who writes about federal public land law, the Endangered Species Act, and land conservation transactions. (February 23, 2010).
  • Ed Ziegler, “Urban Planning Law and Places of Worship: Local Controls and National Protection in the United States,” University of Barcelona Law School, Barcelona, Spain, February 17, 2010.
  • Ed Ziegler, “Private Property Rights, the Rule of Law, and Economic Prosperity in the United States: An International Perspective,” University of Barcelona Law School, Barcelona, Spain, February 16, 2010
  • Rock Pring, Presented lectures on “Environmental Law in the U.S.” and “U.S. Administrative Law” at the Brazilian Judges Association’s Judicial Seminar on United States Law, hosted by the Sturm College of Law. Deans Katz, Chen, and Cheever and Profs. Hyatt, Miccio, and Carpenter also presented their U.S. law specialties (Feb. 15-18, 2010).
  • K.K. DuVivier, “International Issues for Sustainable Energy,” American Branch, International Law Association, 2010 International Law Weekend—Midwest (co-chair of panel and presenter) (February 12-13, 2010)
  • K.K. DuVivier, “Solar Access and Denver’s Code Rewrite,” at the Energy Committee, Rocky Mountain Chapter Sierra Club (February 4, 2010).
  • Eli Wald, “The History and Future of Denver’s ‘17th Street’s Large Law Firms,” at Davis, Graham & Stubbs, LLP (February 2010).
  • Alan Chen, “Right Labels, Wrong Categories: Some Comments on Steven D. Smith’s, ‘Why is Government Speech Problematic?’” at the 17th Annual Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr. Conference on Constitutional Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law (January 22, 2010).
  • Michael Sousa, Panelist, “Chapter 11 business bankruptcies in the post General Motors and Chrysler landscape, at the American Bankruptcy Institute Rocky Mountain Conference (January 22, 2010).
  • Alan Chen, “An Introduction to Government Speech,” in conjunction with the 17th Annual Ira C. Rothgerber, Jr. Conference on Constitutional Law, co-sponsored by the DU Law Review (January 21, 2010).
  • Ved Nanda, “Why Should We Pay Special Attention to Afghanistan and Pakistan When the Menace of Terrorism is Worldwide?” Rotary Club of Denver (January 21, 2010).
  • Ved Nanda, “Lifetime Commitment to Service,” Orlando NGO group talk (January 17-18, 2010).
  • Raja Raghunath, Panelist, “Cultivating Values: Developing Law Students into Citizen Lawyers,” AALS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana (January 9, 2010).
  • Christine Cimini, “In the Public Interest: Exploring the Legacy of Robert Cover as Professor, Activist, and Scholar,” American Association of Law Schools (AALS) Annual Conference, New Orleans (January 8, 2010).
  • David Thomson, Will lead the Legal Writing, Reasoning, and Research (LWRR) Section’s presentation at the AALS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA (January 2011).
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman, Presented on panel: “The Law & Economics of Reduced/Compressed Work Weeks,” to be published in Conn. L. Rev. (Spring 2010)



Fall Semester 2009:

  • Ved Nanda, “U.S. & India,” Florida Southern University (December 18-19, 2009).
  • Federico Cheever, “Legal Ethics in Environmental Transactions” at the luncheon of the Natural Resources & Energy Law Section of the Colorado Bar, Denver, Colo. (December 11, 2009).
  • Ved Nanda, “Human Rights,”Bangalore, India (December 3-4, 2009).
  • Catherine Smith, Participated on a panel, “The Changing Legal Landscape of LGBT Rights and its Impact on Colorado Communities,” DU Law (Wednesday December 2, 2009).
  • Jay Brown, “Issues of Islamic Finance,” UC Hastings Law School (November 2009).
  • Nancy Ehrenreich, Thoughts on Cyber Harassment,” commenting on papers by Prof. Danielle Citron and Bigelow Fellow Mary Anne Franks at DU’s conference on Cyber Civil Rights, Sturm College of Law (November 20, 2009).
  • Christine Cimini, “Tapping Into The Law School Market: Building Successful Partnerships with Law Schools,” at the National Legal Aid & Defender Association Annual Conference, Denver, Colo. (November 19, 2009).
  • K.K. DuVivier, Presentations on solar access code to the following organizations and associations: Denver Zoning Code Task Force Meeting (October 28, 2009); West University Community Association (November 11, 2009); Denver City Council and Board of Adjustment Zoning Listening Session (November 18, 2009)
  • Nancy Ehrenreich, The panel discussed the need to deter sexual harassment (and other abuses) on the internet, and various legal theories of recovery for doing so.
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman, “Incenting Flexibility: The Relationship Between Legal Rules and Voluntary Action in Redressing Work/Family Conflict,” University of Connecticut, Hartford, Conn. (October 30, 2009).
  • David Thomson, Overview of Web 2.0 Technologies in Teaching, at the Web 2.0 Buffet Conference organized by the eLCC – the E Learning Consortium of Colorado, (October 30, 2009).
  • Federico Cheever, “The Endangered Species Act and the Obama Administration,” address to the Environmental Section Colorado Bar Association at the law firm of Davis, Graham and Stubbs, Denver, Colo. (October 27, 2009).
  • Rachel Arnow-Richman, Invited speaker to U Conn symposium: “Redefining Work: Implications of the Four-Day Work Week,” presented by the Connecticut Law Review
  • Alan Chen, Rosy Pictures and Renegade Officials: The Slow Death of Monroe v. Pape, Edward A. Smith/Bryan Cave Symposium, Enforcing Constitutional Rights in the 21st Century: Section 1983 Thirty Years After Owen v. Independence, (October 23, 2009).
  • Justin Marceau, Don’t Forget Due Process: The Path Not (Yet) Taking in § 2254 Habeas Corpus Adjudications, Second Annual Junior Faculty Federal Courts Conference, Michigan State University College of Law, (October 23, 2009).
  • Rashmi Goel, Reasonable Rape, Fourteenth Annual Lat Crit Conference, American University, Washington College of Law. (October 2-4, 2009).
  • Ed Ziegler, “American Cities, Sustainable Development, and Obama’s New Green Initiatives,” Pantheon-Sorbonne, University of Paris, Paris, France (October 20, 2009).
  • Jay Brown, “The Problem of Executive Compensation,” Whittier Law School (October 2009).
  • Eli Wald, “Large Law Firms, Gender Stereotypes and The Economic Downturn,” at Fordham Law School, New York City, NY (October 2009).
  • Eli Wald, “Avoiding Grievances – The Ethics of Communication and Expectations’ Management,” (Ethics CLE), Colorado Bar Association Family Law Section, Denver, CO (October 2009).
  • Eli Wald, “The History and Future of Denver’s ‘17th Street’ Large Law Firms,” at the law firm of Moye White LLP, Denver, CO (October 2009).
  • Ed Ziegler, Invited talk at University of Paris law school joint program hosted by their master’s program in environmental law and the University of Paris urban planning research institute.
  • Kris Miccio with Professor Tamara Kuennen, in cooperation with the Colorado Women’s Bar Association, a panel on recent court cases that affect representation of battered women, Denver, CO, (October 2009).
  • Jerome Borison, The Statute of Limitations on Assessment and Collection, presentation to the “IRS Problem Solvers.”
  • Wendy Duong, “International Business Transactions in Vietnam: a due diligence checklist of legal issues,” delivered at the 4th National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys, Huntington Beach, Calif., (October 2009).
  • Wendy Duong, “Panel of Vietnamese American judges,” co-presenters: Honorable Jacqueline Nguyen of Los Angeles County, Obama-nominee for the federal district court, and other California state judges, 4th National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys, Huntington Beach, CA, (October 2009).
  • Phoenix Cai, Making WTO Remedies Work for Developing Nations: The Need for Class Actions, Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, (September 25, 2009).
  • Tamara Kuennen, Calling the Police to Report Domestic Violence: Exercising the Right of Petition, Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, (September 24, 2009).
  • Viva Moffat, Proposal, A Uniform Noncompetition Agreement Act, Rocky Mountain Junior Scholars Forum, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, (September 24, 2009).
  • Jay Brown, “Reforming the Gatekeepers,” Luncheon Address at Putting Investors First, 92nd Annual Fall Conference of the North American Securities Administrators Association, Denver, Colo. (Sept. 14, 2009).
  • David Thomson, Student Assessment and Technology, at the Legal Education at the Crossroads, v. 3 – Conference on Assessment, (September 12, 2009).
  • Christine Cimini, “Formative Assessment of Ethical Judgment: Clinical Course Models From the Past, Directions for the Future,” at the Legal Eduation at the Crossroads v. 3: Conference on Assessment, Denver, Colo. (September 12, 2009).
  • Teresa M. Bruce, Professional Writing: A Crash Course, three seminars at the Denver Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, in Denver, CO, (August / September 2009).



Summer 2009:

  • Jay Brown, “The Trial of Joe Nacchio,” Academy of Legal Studies in Business 2009 Annual Conference, Denver (August 5-8, 2009).
  • Roberto Corrada, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, USAFA in Colorado Springs.
  • Jan Laitos, Seminar on Natural Resources Law, Austral Univ. School of Law, Buenos Aires, Argentina, (August 2009).
  • Jan Laitos, The Emerging Conservation of Natural Resources, presented to the 54th Annual Conference of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, San Francisco, CA., (July 2009).
  • Jan Laitos, The Looming Right of Nonuse, presented to the 35th Annual Conference on Resource Economics, Hawaii, (June 2009).



Spring Semester 2009:

  • Professor Kris Miccio gave a presentation on the integration of legal theory with practice at the University of Dublin Law School, (May 20, 2009).
  • Professor Kris Miccio, convened and presented at the Roundtable on Male Intimate Violence in Dublin Ireland, Her topic was Male Intimate Violence and Conceptions of Accountability. (May 13, 2009).
  • Professor Rashmi Goel presented at the Dublin Roundtable on Male Intimate Violence (May 13, 2009).
  • Christine Cimini, “Clinical Scholarship,” AALS Annual Clinical Conference, Cleveland, Ohio (May 9, 2009).
  • Christine Cimini, “Clinical Scholarship Work in Progress Session,” AALS Annual Clinical Conference, Cleveland, Ohio (May 8, 2009).
  • Christine Cimini, Complex Personal Issues,” AALS Law Clinic Directors Workshop, Cleveland, Ohio (May 6, 2009).
  • Professor Kris Miccio gave a presentation on the Irish / American Response to Male Intimate Violence with Prof. Rashmi Goel, Karla Digiraloma, the Honorable Sharon Grosfeld, and Sufata Warrier, Dublin, Ireland, (May 2009).
  • Professor Erik Bluemel will give a talk on The Implications of Wolf Depredation Compensation Strategies on the Development of Beneficial Wildlife Coexistence Practice by Ranchers in the Rocky Mountain Region at the Natural Resources Law Teachers Institute in Chico Springs, Montana. (May 2009).
  • Christine Cimini, “Community Needs & Curricular Challenge, Teaching in the Moment: A Workshop on Curricular Development,” University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minn. (April 27, 2009).
  • Prof. Kris Miccio presented at the Human Rights Colloquium, Columbia University Law School, October, 2008. Her topic was, “A Cruel Deception: Castle Rock, Constitutional Protection and Conceptions of State Accountability.”
  • Professor Eli Wald gave a presentation in California, The Other Legal Profession and the Orthodox View of the Bar: The Rise of Colorado’s Elite Law Firms, Faculty Colloquium, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, CA, (April 2009).
  • Wendy Duong, book signing “Daughters of the River Huong,” and , keynote speaker, “Law and Art in Social Advocacy,” and slideshow, L’Art Brut (Art for the Untrained), Asian American Heritage Week, San Francisco City College, San Francisco, CA, (April 2009).
  • Jan Laitos, The Law of Resource Nonuse, presented to the Society of Economics and Environmental Law, Vancouver, BC, (April 2009).
  • Professor Bob Hardaway delivered his paper “The Great American Housing Bubble: the Road to Collapse” at the University of Dayton Law School Conference:” The Fallout form the Bailout: the Impact of the 2008 Bailout on Lending Regulation, Securities regulation, and Business Ethics: How Weaknesses in the Mortgage Market Created the Need for the 2008 Bailout”. Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt also delivered a paper at this conference. (March, 20, 2009)
  • Professor Kris Miccio, spoke at the St. John’s Law School Conference, “Thinking Outside the Box: New Theories and Strategies in the Law of Domestic Violence. Her topic was Castle Rock, Domestic Violence and the Failure of the Battered Women’s Movement.” (March 2009).
  • Professor Eli Wald gave a talk in Texas, Loyalty In Limbo: The Peculiar Case of Attorneys’ Loyalty to Clients, 8th Annual Legal Malpractice and Professional Responsibility Symposium, St. Mary’s Law School, San Antonio, TX, (February 2009).
  • Professor Rachel Arnow-Richman gave a talk entitled How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the ALI’s Restatement of Employment Law, at the Labor Law Group Conference on the ALI’s Restatement of Employment Law, U.C. Hastings College of Law (February 2009)

At the January 2009 meeting of the AALS, the following DU faculty spoke:

  • Dean Beto Juárez spoke on the panel, Best Practices for Recruitment of Minority Law Professors.
  • Professor Roberto Corrada presented Does the Carnegie Report Support Humanizing Legal Education? at the AALS Section on Balance in Legal Education (Thursday, January 8, 2009) and Toward an Integrated Framework for Title VII Religion Cases, at the meeting of the AALS Section on Employment Discrimination. The latter paper was one of four selected through a competitive call for papers.
  • Professor Sam Kamin presented on a panel on Race and Gender in the Legal Profession.
  • Professor Joyce Sterling gave a presentation on the panel, What Funding Is Available How to Get It; Databases, which addressed the availability of databases and funding for research on issues of race and gender in the legal academy and profession.
  • Also, lecturer Valeria Elliott spoke on the panel, Cooperative Efforts to Maximize Study Abroad Opportunities: Can U.S. Law Schools Work Together?
  • Among Professor Ved Nanda’s recent presentations was a talk on U.S. Foreign Policy under the Obama Administration at the International Council of Foreign Relations in New Delhi, India. (January 2009).
  • Professor Erik Bluemel, Regional Regulatory Initiatives Addressing GHG Leakage in the USA, at the Climate Change and European Emissions Trading Symposium in Maastricht, The Netherlands, (January 2009).



Fall Semester 2008:

  • Professor Eli Wald spoke at a CLE, Effective Attorney-Client Communications, Tuesdays at the Bar, Denver Bar Association, Denver, CO. (November 2008).
  • Professor Ved Nanda spoke on Religion and Human Rights at the 60th Anniversary celebration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at the ABA and Paris Bar Association meeting in New York City. (November 2008).
  • Professor David Thomson was the keynote speaker on Practical Legal Education in the United States and China, hosted by Peking University Law School, in Beijing, China. (October 2008).
  • Professor Eli Wald gave a paper called Understanding the Duty of Loyalty: The Peculiar Case of Lawyers’ Loyalty to Clients, at the Center in Law, Economics and Organization Workshop at the USC Gould School of Law in Los Angeles, California. (October 2008).
  • Professor Kristen Carpenter presented Individual Religious Freedoms in Indian Country at a symposium on The Indian Civil Rights Act at 40, at Michigan State University Law School, and In Defense of Property at the Michigan State University Faculty Workshop in early (October 2008).
  • Professor Nancy Ehrenreich was a speaker on the panel, Issues in Intersex Informed Consent, at the University of Connecticut School of Law and presented A Substantive Justice Approach to Reproductive Rights, at the LatCrit Annual Conference, Seattle University School of Law. (October 2008).
  • At the Third Annual Colloquium on Labor & Employment Law Scholarship at California Western School of Law in San Diego in late October, Professor Roberto Corrada gave a presentation entitled A Plan for NLRB Rulemaking and Professor Marty Katz presented What Constitutional Law Can Learn from Employment Discrimination Law.
  • Professor Rachel Arnow-Richman gave two presentations at the Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida on August 1, 2008. She presented a work in progress, Employment as Transaction, on the panel Pedagogical Methods for Teaching Labor and Employment Law in the 21st Century and presented a talk about the value of procedural protections for employees seeking workplace accommodations as a mechanism of dispute avoidance on the panel Tackling Workplace Disputes: A Spectrum of Approaches.