Newsroom University of Denver (Sturm)

2018
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
19,
2018
“Nothing else is quite like marijuana,” says Sam Kamin, Vicente Sederberg Professor of Marijuana Law and Policy at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. “We have this multibillion-dollar industry that’s really built on quicksand, and i...
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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
22,
2018
Four graduate schools at the University of Denver are ranked among the top 100 in the nation. U.S. News & World Report released today its 2019 Best Graduate School Rankings. The Daniels College of Business, Sturm College of Law, Graduate School o...
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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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March
07,
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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February
15,
2018
In January 2018, the University of Denver launched the Campus Archaeology Project. Led by Anthropology professors Larry Conyers and Bonnie Clark, the project aims to use prospective construction sites in and around campus as a tool for community-enga...
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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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January
30,
2018
The intersection of diversity and sustainability is not a connection many considered before the 17th annual Diversity Summit. However, after hearing from keynote speakers and attending various panels at the summit, the DU community may find it ea...
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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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November
21,
2017
Three years after launching the Denver Cat Company, Sana Hamelin (JD ’12) still has all nine of her “crazy cat lady” lives. That’s no small feat. After all, opening the Mile High City’s first and only cat café — where customers can nab a java ...
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November
06,
2017
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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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
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
12,
2017
The University of Denver has again been recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of the country’s top 100 institutions of higher education. The publication ranks DU 87th in its list of national universities. In determining its rankings,...
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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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August
09,
2017
Nancy Leong is a professor in the Sturm College of Law. She has taught at the University of Denver since 2011. Leong is the author of over 30 law review articles. Her research interests include constitutional rights and remedies, criminal procedure, ...
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July
03,
2017
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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June
26,
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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June
15,
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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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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