Newsroom University of Denver (Law)

2017
December
07,
2017
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández is an assistant professor in the Sturm College of Law. He has taught at the University of Denver since 2013. César's academic interests center on crimmigration law, including teaching a seminar on the topic and havin...
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October
23,
2017
The University of Denver today announced the establishment of the innovative and transformational Joseph and Loretta Law Institute of Arts and Technology, made possible through a $20 million gift from Dr. Dennis Law and his mother, Loretta Law. This ...
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September
27,
2017
Not many people can say they’ve worked at the same job for over 50 years, or that they’ve made an indelible mark on their chosen field and inspired many. But Ved Nanda, Evans University Professor and Thompson G. Marsh Professor of Law at the Stur...
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September
18,
2017
This memorandum provides guidance to the DU community regarding how to respond to federal, state or local law enforcement agents, including Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), who contact DU faculty and staff requesting information about our ...
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September
15,
2017
It’s been more than 100 years since approximately two dozen miners, including women and children, were killed in what is known as the Ludlow Massacre (or the Colorado Coal Field War). The tent colony in Ludlow, Colo., was inhabited by some 1,200 ...
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September
11,
2017
DU faculty and staff were in the media this week discussing North Korea, "neuromyths," America's values today and basic financial principles. Read on for more from Christopher R. Hill, Lauren McGrath, Don C. Smith, Jr. and Molly Robertson. Christo...
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August
28,
2017
For a lot of us, summer is synonymous with relaxation and leisure. But for most students at the Sturm College of Law, summer provides an opportunity for valuable work experience through a legal externship. Joaquin Gallegos, an incoming second-year at...
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May
30,
2017
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández and Robin Walker Sterling, both professors at the Sturm College of Law, have received Fulbright Awards for the 2017-2018 academic year. “For roughly 70 years, the Fulbright Scholarship Program has recognized truly ou...
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May
23,
2017
“Each of us has a role to play to promote and protect the positive relationship between justice and law.” That was the message to the 2017 graduates of the Sturm College of Law by Commencement speaker Brenda J. Hollis. On Saturday, May 20, approxi...
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April
07,
2017
Katie Steefel has had a busy and fulfilling three years as a student at the Sturm College of Law. She’s led the Denver Law Review’s annual symposium, developed The Pledge for Public Good with her fellow students and established a new student collecti...
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February
24,
2017
One uncharacteristically foggy evening in Santa Fe, N.M., as Ved Nanda walked along near the plaza laughing with friends, he heard a voice call out from deep inside the thick fog: “Professor Nanda? Is that you?” The inquiry came from a former stu...
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January
17,
2017
It was the only spanking he ever got from his mom, jokes Ved Nanda, international law professor at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. As a young boy living in Gujranwala, India, Nanda had gotten a tattoo from a man on the street. He w...
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2016
December
05,
2016
For now, work has been halted on the Dakota Access Pipeline. On Sunday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers revealed it would not approve an easement that would allow the proposed pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. The announcement wa...
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October
31,
2016
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is a term that’s been volleyed between the presidential candidates frequently in the last several weeks. Healthcare will certainly be on Colorado voters’ minds as they consider Amendment 69, which would create a single-p...
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October
27,
2016
The University of Denver will host its annual Faculty and Staff Awards Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at Magness Arena. This year’s luncheon will honor nine faculty and staff members and one department. The honorees incl...
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September
23,
2016
Martin J. Katz has been awarded the 2016 Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Award. Katz served as dean of the Sturm College of Law from 2009 to 2016 and currently is a professor in the college teaching constitutional law, and employment and labor law. ...
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September
12,
2016
For the past several weeks, members of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe have been joined by hundreds of others to protest the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. Along with two of her students, Sturm College of Law Professor Kris McDaniel-Mic...
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September
09,
2016
As many as 15,000 participants representing small businesses, startups and entrepreneurs will gather Sept. 12–16 for Denver Startup Week, an annual summit of entrepreneurial energy, innovation and connection. Now in its fifth year, the event was ...
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September
08,
2016
The Colorado Women’s Bar Association Foundation is honoring two University of Denver alums at its annual Raising the Bar Awards gala on Thursday, Sept 8. The non-profit organization honors women in the legal field who are doing outstanding work i...
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August
11,
2016
What traits are most important for a new lawyer’s success? According to a recent study by the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver, high character quotient, professional competencies and l...
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August
08,
2016
The practice of a great lawyer begins in the classroom. So says Bruce Smith, the Sturm College of Law’s (Denver Law) new dean, who began his official duties July 1. Arriving from the University of Illinois College of Law, Smith comes ready to embrace...
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DU
July
26,
2016
When the White House calls asking for your help, it’s pretty hard to say no. So when the U.S. Department of the Interior asked Justin Pidot if he’d be interested in serving as deputy solicitor for land resources, he decided why not. Pidot was appo...
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July
18,
2016
Margaret B. Kwoka, assistant professor at the Sturm College of Law, testified July 12th in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The hearing was designed to highlight FOIA’s successes and identify its remainin...
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