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2018
July
06,
2018
César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández is an associate 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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June
28,
2018
Ved Nanda is Evans University Professor and director of the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. He has taught at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law since 1965. Nanda is past president of the World Jurist Association, ...
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May
21,
2018
Sam Kamin is the Vicente Sederberg Professor of Marijuana Law and Policy at the University of Denver. He has taught at the Sturm College of Law at DU since 1999. Kamin has become one of the nation’s leading experts on the regulation of marijuana; in ...
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May
07,
2018
In December of 2017, a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development showed that Colorado’s homeless population had risen nearly 4 percent since the same time in the previous year. While it’s clear that homelessness is a real issue...
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April
05,
2018
The happiest moment of Katie Brown’s life came in an Arapahoe County courtroom in March. A judge had just validated that her 100 hours of work and tedious, intensive preparation were worthwhile. The third-year student in the Sturm College o...
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April
03,
2018
Tax Day is still a couple of weeks away, but even thinking about the looming deadline sends many down the path of procrastination. While most of us just have to worry about filing our tax returns, some are not so lucky. For those who owe the Internal...
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March
28,
2018
Sam Kamin is the Vicente Sederberg Professor of Marijuana Law and Policy at the University of Denver. He has taught at the Sturm College of Law at DU since 1999. Kamin has become one of the nation’s leading experts on the regulation of marijuana; in ...
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March
27,
2018
Of all the things K.K. DuVivier could hang on her refrigerator, that little piece of paper from Xcel Energy may tell her story best. It’s the energy bill that the Sturm College of Law professor and her husband, Lance Wright, are so proud of. F...
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March
26,
2018
Ved Nanda is Evans University Professor and director of the Ved Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law. He has taught at the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law since 1965. Nanda is past president of the World Jurist Association, ...
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March
26,
2018
Every year, Kari Shafenberg calls the local domestic violence shelter, hoping to hear she won’t be needed. “And that never happens, obviously,” says Shafenberg, the assistant director of registration and records at the Sturm College of Law. “For m...
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March
14,
2018
Perhaps nothing contributes more to the rancor of political discourse than the indiscriminate use of political labels as partisan epithets. Labels such as “left-wing” and “right-wing,” “red state” and “blue state,” “liberal” and “conservative,” or “c...
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February
07,
2018
Sam Kamin is the Vicente Sederberg Professor of Marijuana Law and Policy at the University of Denver. He has taught at the Sturm College of Law at DU since 1999. Kamin has become one of the nation’s leading experts on the regulation of marijuana; in ...
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February
06,
2018
Playing an Electone is like playing four instruments at once. Each hand dances across its own electronic keyboard, digitally programmed to mimic horns and strings and woodwinds. Below, one foot taps out a bass line on the pedalboard, while the other ...
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January
29,
2018
Rachel Arnow-Richman is the Chauncey Wilson Memorial Research Professor and Director of the Workplace Law Program at the Sturm College of Law. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2004. Arnow-Richman teaches and publishes in the areas of ...
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2017
December
19,
2017
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has appointed a University of Denver Sturm College of Law professor to a board responsible for protecting investors and the public interest. J. Robert Brown Jr. will begin a five-year term on t...
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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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