Opportunity at Denver Law: Forge Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice of Law

June 27, 2016

The search has begun at Denver Law for a Visiting Assistant Professor of the Practice of Law (VAP) & Forge Fellow. The position is designed for experienced lawyers who are interested in exploring a career in law school clinical teaching.

The VAP and Forge Fellow will teach in Denver Law’s Community Economic Development Clinic, a transactional clinic providing community development and business law services to nonprofit corporations, community organizations, social enterprises and small business owners. The Forge Project, part of DU’s cross-disciplinary and innovative Project X-ITE, will enlist a team of law, business and engineering students to provide services to Denver’s small business community. The VAP and Forge Fellow will participate in course design and supervise law students engaged in the Forge Project.

This is a one-year position with possibility for a second year renewal. The job begins August 1, 2016. See job description and application information here.


Op-Ed - Denver Post - Major International Human Rights Law Ramification in Senegal’s Habre Decision

June 20, 2016

Professor Ved Nanda’s most recent Opinion published in the Denver Post , Posted: 06/11/2016.


And the 2016 Leonard v.B. Sutton International Law Essay winner is . . .

June 16, 2016

The Ved Nanda Center continues its mission of scholarship and the promotion and dissemination of quality writing in the field of international legal and comparative law studies with the presentation of the 2016 Leonard v.B. Sutton International Law Essay Competition award to Jeremy S Goldstein, JD’16 for his outstanding essay on “Bringing BITs Back from the Brink of Bad – A compilation of methodology for reserving policy space in investment agreements to meet international human rights obligations pursuant to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights Article 9.”

Mr. Goldstein is a 3L student, studying International law, with a focus on sustainable development. When school is not in session, Mr. Goldstein spends his time travelling and learning, principally in Asia and the Middle-East. As a student of the world interested in human rights, Mr. Goldstein is concerned with the role that governments and international institutions play in improving quality of life for those in the developing world, the rights of women and children, and the ability of all to enjoy fair and equal rights under the law.

Mr. Goldstein has been an active member of the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy as its Online Editor-In-Chief, is a member of the International Law Society and the Jewish Law Students Association.

The Nanda Center was honored to present Mr. Goldstein with the Leonard v.B. Sutton International Law Essay award. Leonard v.B. Sutton (1914-2002), former Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, Denver Law School alumnus, and a man deeply devoted to the international rule of law, endowed an annual award to encourage and reward DU Law students for scholarly research in international law.

The award is given for the best essay submitted by a Sturm College of Law student and provides a cash prize study in the Summer Program of The Hague Academy of International Law in The Hague, Netherlands .

2017 Leonard v.B. Sutton International Law Essay competition will be open to any currently enrolled student following the submission guidelines on the Nanda Center website. The deadline for submissions will be announced at the beginning of the 2016-2017 semester.

Any questions please contact Anne Aguirre, Nanda Center coordinator, aaguirre@law.du.edu .


Ariel Cheng, Campus Leader and Future Lawyer

June 08, 2016

Ariel Cheng began a work-study position in Denver Law’s Faculty Support Services office in 2012, continuing in that role until she graduated from DU in June, 2016. Ariel plans to enter law school in the Fall of 2017. While a DU student, she helped organize The MIND Club, devoted to de-stigmatizing and raising campus awareness of mental illness issues. For this work, Ariel was the 2015 recipient of the Scott Reiman Emerging Leader Scholarship.

Later this summer, Ariel will return to Denver Law as a regular employee to fill the year before she enters law school. “Ariel was a stellar student worker, and we are excited to bring her onto our staff in a new capacity,” says Claire Carroll, Faculty Support Manager at the law school. “She is incredibly positive and finds ways to showcase her creativity in the workplace.”

Denver Law salutes Ariel Cheng, campus leader and future lawyer. Read more about Ariel and her accomplishments here.


OpEd - Denver Post: Giant Steps Toward Energy Justice

May 14, 2016

OpEd – Denver Post: Giant Steps Toward Energy Justice

May 14, 2016
Professor Ved Nanda’s most recent Opinion published in the Denver Post , Posted: 05/14/2016 05:00:00 PM MST


DU Law’s Center for Advocacy Ranks in the Top 6!

April 26, 2016

Best Grad Schools US News

Congratulations to our Center for Advocacy for earning a Top 6 national ranking by U.S. News & World Report. Our CFA prides itself on the quality of our faculty, adjunct faculty, coaches, and most of all, our students. Through our courses, programming, and competitions, we continue to strive to prepare our students for a successful career in “The Profession That Takes The Oath”.


Human Privacy vs. Data Privacy: How Does Your Nation Define Abuse?

April 05, 2016

Ten transnational, multidisciplinary legal scholars and professional will explore tensions in their nation over the power struggle for equal human rights protections compared with recent protections to prevent unwanted data invasion. MYCY Radio Production Studio will broadcast this discussion Live from the UN Buffer Zone in the last divided capital city in the world, Nicosia, Cyprus.

1 CLE credit

Friday, April 15th | 9 – 10am | LAW 170 Ricketson Law Building

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For questions contact Anne Aguirre, aaguirre@law.du.edu

Sponsored by the Ved Nanda Center, One Woman At A Time, MYCY radio.eu, University of Lancaster-Cyprus, University of Nicosia, University of Cyprus, goap Centro antiviolenza, younicef for unicef, and the Sturm College of Law.

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Register Now! 2016 DJILP International Law Award Dinner

March 24, 2016

Register Now to join us Tuesday, April 19th, 6-9pm for DJILP’s 2016 International Law Alumni Award dinner and silent auction. You definitely don’t want to miss this!

This year’s Distinguished International Law Alumni award will be presented to Doug Scrivner, JD’77, former Editor-in-Chief of the Denver Journal of Law & Policy, Chair of the University’s Board of Trustees, and tireless supporter of the Law School and Nanda Center.

The keynote this year will be the Henry and Mary Bryan Lecture on International Law presented by the Honorable Sid Brooks, retired US Bankruptcy Court judge and Nanda Center Board member chair of the Brooks-Nanda Russian Law Fellow program.

We hope you will join us in honoring Doug and Sid for their commitment and generosity to the University of Denver, the Sturm College of Law, and the Nanda Center.

Ten years ago, on the 40th anniversary of Professor Ved Nanda’s teaching at the University of Denver, Doug inspired and committed to the creation of the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. Doug, along with several other generous sponsors, made the vision of the Center a reality. Both Doug and Sid have been dedicated and inspirational advocates for the mission of the Nanda Center and we are deeply honored to recognize their work and efforts on behalf of the University, Law School, and the Nanda Center.

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Interested in China and the Impact of the TPP? Don’t miss this.

March 18, 2016

The Labor Clauses in TPP: Its Impact on China’s Industrial Relations, Labor law and Beyond

Sponsored by the Korbel School’s Center for China—U.S. Cooperation, visiting distinguished scholar Dr. Yongqian Tu will present as part of Korbel’s Jackson/Ho China Forum. The Forum, funded by the William Sharpless Jackson, Jr. Endowment, brings prominent scholars, government officials, business leaders, and other professionals to the University of Denver to address issues related to China and China-U.S. relations. The forum is open to both the University community and the general public.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

12:15pm—1:30pm

Ben Cherrington Hall, Room 301

RSVP Required — Lunch Provided

Dr. Yongqian Tu is Professor in School of Labor and Human Resources of Remin University of China. He received his Ph.D. and LLM degrees from China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing and Central China University of Finance and Political Sciences in Wuhan. Tu’s research covers law, management, sociology and economics. He has published many academic articles in Chinese in the China’s academic journals and 2 monographs, Toxic Torts with Latent Harm and Law of Torts. He was a visiting scholar at the Center for China-US Cooperation, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver in 2015.


International Volunteer Opportunities with One Heart Source

March 17, 2016

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One Heart Source is an international 501©3 non-profit focused on collaboration, design, and implementation of programs focused on student mentorship, intercultural experience and dialogue in South Africa and Jamaica. Since 2008, over 1,000 students from 100 universities have participated in our programs.

One Heart Source is currently accepting applications for our 2016 Volunteer Programs. We are offering a variety of 1, 2, and 4 week programs in Jamaica and South Africa this summer!

Volunteers will:

  • Develop the international experience graduate schools and employers look for
  • Gain skills in academic tutoring, international communication, and community outreach
  • Mentor students to realize academic growth and cultivate lifelong relationships
  • Partner with local communities to experience a global perspective
  • Connect to an international network designing global uplift

Apply for our Volunteer Programs: 2016 Application

Next Application Deadline: March 25

For more info: oneheartsource.org


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