University of Colorado Law School Spring Mini Law School: Hot Topics

Location: Online, United States

This seven-week series in Spring 2023 will focus on cutting-edge legal issues in the news.  Open to all, this program is designed for non-lawyers, is an excellent lifelong learning opportunity, and is a great chance to get a taste of what law school is like.  Participants who view at least five of the seven sessions receive a Mini Law School Certificate (no academic credit is received for participation).  There are no required readings, tests, or homework assignments – just a great opportunity to learn about the law!

We anticipate that individuals will be able to participate in Mini Law School this fall in three ways:  (1) live at the University of Colorado Law School’s Wolf Law Building, from approximately 6pm to 7:30pm MDT on the night of the lecture; (2) livestreaming the lecture anywhere in the country; or (3) on-demand at any time of your choosing, beginning approximately 2 days after the live lecture.  All participants can watch any lectures they miss live by watching a recording at their convenience at a later date.





January 18, 2023 S. James Anaya International Human Rights
January 25, 2023 Jonathan Skinner-Thompson The “New” Major Questions Doctrine
February 1, 2023 Amanda Parsons Cryptocurrency and The Law
February 8, 2023 Doug Spencer Voting Rights:  Then and Now
February 15, 2023 Jen Sullivan Mediation (Or, How to Talk to People)
February 22, 2023 Coming Soon Coming Soon
March 1, 2023 Nadav Orian Peer Climate Finance:  Between Risk and Alignment

For questions about the course, discounts available for groups, and financial hardship waivers, please contact us at

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University of Colorado

Our Vision

With our roots in Colorado and a global outlook, we are ...

a supportive and diverse educational and scholarly community in a place that inspires vigorous pursuit of ideas, critical analysis, contemplation, and civic engagement to advance knowledge about the law in an open, just society.

Our Mission

To be an outstanding public law school that: provides students with a state-of-the-art legal education and prepares them to serve wisely and with professionalism; advances the development of knowledge through scholarship, testing of new ideas, and challenges to the status quo; and serves as a vehicle and catalyst for meaningful public service, all of which deliver high value to our students and have positive impacts—both locally and globally—on the legal profession and society.

Experience Information

University of Colorado Law School
Start Date
Jan 18, 2023
End Date
Mar 1, 2023
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