A recent gathering marked the 30th anniversary of Denver Law’s Natural Resources Practitioner in Residence program, a capstone seminar taught each year by a prominent natural resources law lawyer. Each of the program’s 30 practitioners have had extensive experience in energy, resources or environmental law work. Founded in 1988 by Jan Laitos, John A. Carver Jr. Professor of Law, the seminar provides students an unparalleled opportunity to learn the state of the art of resources practice. The practitioner for the 2018 seminar will be Robert Randall, Executive Director of the Colorado Department of Natural Resources.
University of Denver Sturm College of Law Professor Catherine Smith contributes to Supreme Court amicus brief for the Masterpiece Cakeshop LTD, et al v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Read more...
The Civil Litigation Clinic (CLC) is happy to report that with the help of adjunct professor Theresa Vogel it has been able to represent individuals seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and asylum as well as individuals in immigration detention seeking bond (see below for more information about Theresa).
Professor Patience Crowder | Community Economic Development Clinic
What’s Art Got to do With It?: A Rebellious Lawyer Mindset in Transactional Practice, 23 Clinical L. Rev. 53 (2016).
Co-presenter, Quantifying Impact—Assessing Students in Transactional Law Clinics through Learning Portfolios, 16th Annual Transactional Clinical Conference, University of Pennsylvania School of Law (June 2, 2017).
This year, Associate Professor Robin Walker Sterling is teaching and researching as a Visiting Professor and Fulbright Scholar at the University of Ghana School of Law in Accra. Walker Sterling is the first clinical professor at Denver Law to receive a Fulbright award.
On October 12, 2017, Environmental Law Clinic Students Travis Parker and Erica Montague, both second-year students at the Sturm College of Law, argued in Denver City and County District Court on behalf of a neighborhood group in Greeley claiming that a state agency was failing to follow its regulations when approving large oil and gas development projects in residential communities.
Environmental Law Clinic Fellow Tim Estep
Terry Tempest Williams tells us that “the eyes of the future are looking back at us and they are praying for us to see beyond our own time.”