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University of Denver. College of Law



  • Existence: 1946-2004


Est. 1892 as University of Denver School of Law. Also known as: Denver Law School, the Law Department of the University of Denver 1893- . Changed usage to: University of Denver College of Law in 1945 or 1946. Absorbed Westminster College of Law in 1957. Renamed Sturm College of Law in Sept. 2004.
Sources found: Its Catalog.
Sources found: SERI-ERA Work. on Elect. Util. Involv. in Res. Solar Appl. (1980 : Univ. of Denver) Proceedings ... 1981: t.p. (University of Denver Law School; Denver, Colo.) [info. from GPO]
Sources found: Phone call to the Univ. 3/22/82 (official name is University of Denver, College of Law, not Law School) [info. from GPO]
Sources found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 18, 2014 (Opened Oct. 3, 1892)
Sources notfound: Access for all www page, viewed Feb. 2, 2007: (University of Denver, Sturm College of Law)
Law department organized in 1881.
Sources Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume B: pages 41-42.
School of Law established in October 3, 1892.
Source Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 79); Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume E: Page 167.
College of Law merges with Westminster College of Law forming the Westminster Association in 1957.
Sources Breck, A.D. (1996). From the rockies to the world (pg. 158); Card Catalog- Academic Units; Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume Q: page 279.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

The Denver Clarion, vol. 102, 1994 October 27

Identifier: clarion_v102_19941027
Overview DU welcomes Theta Chi. National Contenders. Bado murder still under investigation. U.S. rep and DU to establish law enforcement technology center.
Dates: 1994 October 27

The Denver Clarion, vol. 33, issue 37, 1957 March 5

Identifier: clarion_v033i37_19570305
Overview Greeks Hold Annual Fete – Hilltoppers Feature of Friday Dance Night. Denver’s Business School to Host National Consumer Credit Conference This Month. Senators, Officers Back United Fund Make-Up Drive. It’s the Law – Consolidation of the Westminster Law School and DU’s School of Law.
Dates: 1957 March 5

The Denver Clarion, vol. 37, issue 57, 1961 May 19

Identifier: clarion_v037i57_19610519
Overview Honorary Doctorates Given to Educators, Hotel Official. 1961-62 Senate Names Pound New President. Law Students are Initiated into Honorary. Music Students Give Concert. Students Can Get Free Admissions to Toynbee Talk. ODK Initiates New Members.
Dates: 1961 May 19

The Denver Clarion, vol. 38, issue 54, 1962 May 18

Identifier: clarion_v038i54_19620518
Overview Laas Claims Job Demand Remains High. Travis – Free Presentation Brings Folk Artist. Senior Day Plans Released; All Seniors Off Wednesday to Breakfast, Wolhurst CC. Eight Honored in Law. Coed Greeks to Play Host for Rocky Mountain Confab. Vote May 25 – Senate to Take Office May 22; Other Officials Assume Control.
Dates: 1962 May 18

The Denver Clarion, vol. 72, issue 6, 1967 October 6

Identifier: clarion_v072i06_19671006
Overview To preserve Winter Carnival – Student Senate defeats bill of rights day. Girl’s rush starts soon. Parents visit campus Oct. 20-22. Negroes, Spanish Americans - Students fight poverty. College of Law convocation celebrates 75th anniversary.
Dates: 1967 October 6

The Denver Clarion, vol. 76, issue 36, 1971 December 3

Identifier: clarion_v076i36_19711203
Overview Yale professor honored at law journal dedication. YAF reactivation follows attach on Senate funding. Phi Beta Kappa initiates eleven.
Dates: 1971 December 3

The Denver Clarion, vol. 90, issue 38, 1985 March 28

Identifier: clarion_v090i38_19850328
Overview Anthropology Targeted as Comparatively Weak. DU Law School Earns Top Honors at ATLA Trial Event. ODK Initiates “Seed Program” of Lunches.
Dates: 1985 March 28