Jessup International Law Moot Competition 2014 Winners

February 17, 2014

This past weekend the International and Comparative Law Programs at Denver Law hosted one of the Super-Regional Competitions of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot—the world’s largest moot court competition. Our school welcomed 22 teams from Arizona, Nebraska, Utah, California, Kansas, Minnesota, Ohio, Missouri, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Tennessee, Wyoming, and Colorado. The team from the University of North Carolina was prevented from attending because of travel complications caused by the snowstorm.

A Sturm alum, Katie Ellis, was the regional administrator, and the event was ably and efficiently organized by Karlyn Shorb with the assistance of a large number of our students. One hundred judges, including many of our faculty colleagues and alumni, participated in the competition. The judges for the final round were Harry Arkin, Esq. and Professors Annecoos Wiersema and Ved Nanda, with Professor Nanda presiding. After six preliminary rounds, and quarter final, semi-final, and final rounds, Loyola University New Orleans took home the first place trophy and will be advancing, along with Arizona State University, to the World Rounds. Our own Denver Law Jessup team will compete in the Northwest Regional rounds of the Jessup Cup in Portland in two weeks.


Denver Law’s Clinical Programs receive Super Lawyers Pro Bono award

February 14, 2014

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Living with the Memory: Rwanda 20 Years On Moving Opening

February 03, 2014

On January 30th, students from the University of Denver’s undergraduate and graduate schools gathered in Sturm Hall to open the Anthropology Department’s exhibit supporting DU’s initiative to commemorate the genocide that occurred in Rwanda 20 years ago. The exhibit moved students to tears and helped them to realize the power of one person’s voice to help prevent such atrocities from happening again. The exhibit will be up until February 21st.


Join us for Certificate Program Kick-off Event (and Free Pizza)!

January 14, 2014

Join us for our Kick-off Event for the new Certificate in Legal Research Program and hear a panel of attorneys, fellow law students and librarians working in Denver discuss what new summer associates, attorneys, and interns are expected to know about legal research. Whether you are going to a firm, an internship, the government, or a small practice, this program will give you a heads up for what is expected of you when you start practicing law.

Bring your appetite – Pizza will be served!

When: Thursday, January 23 from noon-1 p.m.
Where: Room 125


Registration open for Spring Classes in the Certificate for Legal Research Program

January 13, 2014

Get ready for your summer jobs! The Certificate in Legal Research Skills program continues with 16 new classes. You can register by filling out the registration form on the Library’s website.


Library Closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 13, 2014

The Library will be closed on January 20, 2014 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. day.


Library Closing for Winter Break

December 24, 2013

The Library will close at 2pm on December 24th for the Winter Break. The library will reopen on January 2, 2014. Please visit our Hours page for further information.


Carl Charles, JD’14, receives prestigious Skadden Foundation Fellowship

December 09, 2013

Skadden Foundation Fellowship article »


Civil Rights Clinic students co-file class action lawsuit against CO Dept. of Corrections

December 09, 2013

CIvil Rights Education and Enforcement Center article »


Professor Stephanie Farrior Awes Students

November 18, 2013

On November 14, 2013, Professor Farrior, from Vermont Law School, visited the University of Denver Sturm College of Law to share her observations from over 25 years of international human rights advocacy. This lecture filled the room with students and faculty as Professor Farrior told personal stories regarding her work in human rights. These stories, especially those with Amnesty International, inspired everyone in attendance.


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