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Denver Law Professor K.K. DuVivier has been named as The Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation 2019 Clyde O. Martz Teaching Award winner.
The 2019 award for distinguished teaching goes to Debra Austin, professor of practice at the Sturm College of Law, where her contributions are credited with elevating DU’s Lawyering Process Program into the U.S. News Top 10 Legal Writing Programs.
When Tiffany McCoy approached the University of Denver Sturm College of Law Civil Rights Clinic (CRC) she had one simple, but incredibly meaningful, request: to receive original greeting cards while incarcerated.
Earlier this year, the Office for Victims Program (OVP), a unit of the Division of Criminal Justice within the Colorado Department of Public Safety, announced a $2 million grant to create the Colorado Civil Justice Corps (CCJC) Fellowship. The program helps Colorado nonprofits access legal resources while also launching the careers of five University of Denver Sturm College of Law class of 2019 graduates focused on public interest law.
In the spring 2019 semester, 15 University of Denver Sturm College of Law (SCOL) students finished the first ever law school course co-taught live by professors in Denmark, Norway, and the United States. The course, “EU-US Comparative Climate Change and Energy Transition Law,” included 15 students each from the universities of Copenhagen, Denver, and Oslo. Fifteen different countries were represented in the 45-student total.
Joaquin Gallegos initially thought he was going to be a doctor or a dentist. After college, he started working with retired U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan (MBA ‘66) to support and advance policy related to Indian medical care. Thanks to his time there, he realized that working as an individual health care provider would limit his ability to promote widespread change.