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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 85 Collections and/or Records:

The Denver Clarion, vol. 107, issue 23, 2000 May 11

Identifier: clarion_v107i23_20000511
Overview Law school moving to main campus. Up and down. Honor code upholds individual honesty.
Dates: 2000 May 11

The Denver Clarion, vol. 32, issue 20, 1956 January 6

Identifier: clarion_v032i20_19560106
Overview Foundation Awards Grant – DU Received half-million dollar gift from the Ford Foundation. Health insurance plan is proposed. Law School elects new governing board. Record number register for Winter Term. First evening chapel on January 8, 1956 – Vespers to offer flexible program. Ansel Talbert to speak at DU on “America’s Military Strategy”.
Dates: 1956 January 6

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. 34, issue 54, 1958 May 13

Identifier: clarion_v034i54_19580513
Overview Everybody Talks About the Mud-Except Those Who Sank Too Deep. New Tradition – Seniors Plan First Class Breakfast; Tickets Available in Activities Office. Dorms Complete by Fall Quarter. College Sets Date of Baccalaureate Vesper Services. Committee Lists Nominees for Outstanding Freshmen. Bar Association Plan Joint Move; DU Law Center Designated as Site. Applications Due Thursday for Leadership Weekend. Shade Your Eyes and Don’t Socialize; Sunbathing and Sexes Shouldn’t Mix.
Dates: 1958 May 13

The Denver Clarion, vol. 34, issue 56, 1958 May 20

Identifier: clarion_v034i56_19580520
Overview Carol Koehler chosen as “Miss DU”, IFC Picks Outstanding Greek Alum. Phi Beta Kappa Selects Thirteen, Two Faculty Memberships Given. Law Center Building Fund Receives $100,000 Bequest. Opera Workshop of Lamont School Offers Mozart’s “Marriage of Figaro”. Cass Poetry Prizes Awarded Today. Seniors Move to Complete Furnishing of '58 Room Gift. Art Students Schedule Exhibit. “Accents” Winners in Amateur Hour. CCC Union Board.
Dates: 1958 May 20

The Denver Clarion, vol. 36, issue 15, 1959 November 6

Identifier: clarion_v036i15_19591106
Overview Homecoming Queen Finalists Named – King, Kneis, Toomey Three Queen Finalists. Folk Singers to Present Concert on CCC Today. DU Law School Admission Requirements Changed to Include Undergraduate Degree. Publications Board Posts Open. IFC Sponsors Blood Drive. Deadline Looms Near for Danforth Graduate Grants. DU Alums Offer Students Dance.
Dates: 1959 November 6

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 21, 1962 January 5

Identifier: clarion_v038i21_19620105
Overview Rio Grande Aids School. $3-Million Project Set. Pollard Says Christianity Must Return. Advance in Legal Research is ’62 Goal of Law College.
Dates: 1962 January 5

The Denver Clarion, vol. 38, issue 52, 1962 May 15

Identifier: clarion_v038i52_19620515
Overview Large Turnout Recorded – Election Features Uncontested Vote. Dr. Gerald Chapman - DU Names New English Head for Coming Academic Season. Law Derby Day Celebration Honors 60 Highest Students. Hamil Wars Against Too Many Taxes. Travis Here May 20-Free. Play Begins 10-Day Run.
Dates: 1962 May 15

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