“The Menace of the Islamic State (ISIL) To the Region and the Whole World.”

August 28, 2014

On August 27, 2014, fellow Internationalists, law students, and faculty members all joined the Ved Nanda Center and the International Law Society for a panel discuss on ISIS and the response to ISIS. The 3-panel lecture consisted of academics and scholars familiar with the Middle East and the potential risks ISIS may have to the world.

International Law and Libel Tourism- Professor Mark Wojcik

August 27, 2014

On August 26, 2014, Professor Mark Wojcik gave an exhilarating lunchtime lecture on International Law and Libel Tourism where a large number of faculty and students attended. The lecture was filled with great information, as well as followed by a short Q&A open to the public for remarks. Furthermore, the lecture was followed by an evening reception at the Sturm College of Law for Professor Mark Wojcik and all attendees.

Noise Alert for Sunday, August 24 from 8am-6pm

August 18, 2014

The Denver University Law Review will be doing a staff training on Level 3 of the library from 8 a.m to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 24. Materials and computers on Level 3 will be accessible, but you might want to work or study on Level 1 or 2 or in a study room.

Library’s Certificate Program in Legal Research Rollout Event

August 12, 2014

The Library’s Certificate Program in Legal Research Kicks Off with a Rollout Event on Sept 3rd (12-1pm, Rm 180)

Come to the Certificate Program’s Rollout Event on September 3rd from 12-1pm in Room 180. We will have a panel of attorneys, librarians, and students talk about the importance of knowing how to research effectively in the real world. It’s very important to develop these skills as early as possible so join us and learn more about our Certificate in Legal Research that will help you get a head start on your research skills.

We will have lunch for everyone in attendance and the panel will discuss research in practice and answer all your questions.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Mock Trial Institute at Denver Law

August 08, 2014

Shaquille Turner, 2L (below), spoke with 85 high school students and 25 local attorneys, conducting the Colorado Bar Association Mock Trial Institute at Denver Law.Shaquille Turner

Provost Romero addresses high school students

August 07, 2014

Tom Romero, Assistant Provost of IE Research and Curriculum Initiatives for the University and Law Professor (below), spoke with 85 high school students and 25 local attorneys, conducting the Colorado Bar Association Mock Trial Institute at Denver Law. Local attorney Dennis Kaw and Carolyn Gravit, Director of Public Legal Education for the Colorado and Denver Bar Association, organized the Institute.

Tom Romero

Pioneer Prep Latino/a Leadership Institute

August 03, 2014

The Pioneer Prep Latino/a Leadership Institute, organized by DU Admissions, brought 150 high school students and their family members to the law school. Break-out sessions covered topics associated with college admissions and experience. Miriam Tapia Salinas, Executive Director for Diversity Enrollment & Community Partnerships, and Claudia Hernandez-Ponce, Associate Director of Admission, organized the Institute. (Picture below is courtesy of Cisco Mora.)Pioneer Prep Latino

Law School Clinical Programs Seeking Bi-Lingual Work-Study

July 02, 2014

The Law School Clinical Programs are seeking a bi-lingual (fluent in English and Spanish) work-study student with the ability to translate in live client meetings.

The summary of duties:

  • Perform a myriad of duties including, but not limited to: answering telephones, greeting clients, stocking supplies, forms, and paper.
  • Cleaning kitchen, student carrels, and copy room.
  • Additional duties include, but are not limited to: data-entry, faxing, copying scanning; ordering supplies, and various administrative tasks.
  • At all times the work-study is to maintain professional and positive contact with clients and visitors, law students, faculty and staff. Confidentiality must be observed at all times.

For more information, please contact Laurie Saraceno at lsaraceno@law.du.edu or call 303.871.6140.

The Move Toward Mining the Deep Seabed, a talk by Professor Don Anton

July 02, 2014


Please join the Sturm College of Law’s International Legal Studies Program as we welcome Don Anton, recognized expert in international environmental law and the law of the sea who will be discussing his paper “The Move Toward Mining the Deep Seabed: Is the Legal Regime Governing Mineral Resources Beyond National Jurisdiction Adequate?” Don Anton is a leading international lawyer, recognized worldwide for his expertise in international environmental law and the law of the sea. He is a Professor of Law at the Australian National University College of Law, where he has been teaching since 2000. He maintains an active international legal practice and is currently appearing as counsel for the IUCN in the pending advisory proceedings on fisheries in the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, as well as leading an amicus brief supporting indigenous Ecuadorians in their appeal to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in the epic Chevron v. Donziger litigation. He has been a leader in various international law bodies, including as Co-Chair of the American Society of International Law’s Interest Group on International Environmental Law and as an Executive Councilor of the Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law. He has has been a member of various academic Committees of the International Law Association and participated in the American Society of International Law/American
Bar Association Joint Taskforce on Treaties in U.S. Law.

Hauwa Ibrahim Joins Effort to Bring Back Kidnapped Nigerian Girls

June 27, 2014

Nigerian human rights attorney and women’s rights activist, Ms. Hauwa Ibrahim, who spoke at SCOL in April, is participating on a 17-person Presidential Committee assembled to investigate the kidnapping of more than 200 girls in Nigeria. Here’s an interview with her.

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