Public Service Portal


Denver Law offers an array of classroom courses focused on specific topics within the world of public interest law. Whether you want to work for a governmental agency, see yourself working at legal aid or another nonprofit organization, or envision a career in the courtroom as a prosecutor or public defender, there is a class for you. Regardless of which courses you choose,interactive environments are a part of our culture. Below is a sampling of courses that may be of interest to students focused on the public sector.

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Human Rights Law
Social Change Lawyering
The Prosecutor as Protagonist
Street Law
Holocaust Seminar
Civil Rights Seminar: Animal Rights
Global Climate Change Law and Policy
Latinos, Latinas, and the Law
Election Law
Comparative Constitutional Human Rights Seminar
Labor Law
Multiculturalism, Race, and the Law
Poverty and Low Wage Work in America

Environmental Ethics and Justice
Sexual Orientation and the Law
Death Penalty Jurisprudence
Prosecuting Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes Against Humanity at the International Tribunals
Equality, Competition, and Discrimination in the Legal Profession
Law and Special Education
Federal Indian Law
Employment Discrimination Law
Extremism and the Law
Urban Environmental Law
Legal Spanish for US Lawyers


In addition to these courses, our experiential opportunities include a strong classroom component.

Sturm College of Law
University of Denver
2255 E. Evans Avenue
Denver, CO 80208