Actus Reus

ac·tus re·us \ˈak-təs-ˈrē-əs, ˈäk-tu̇s-ˈrā-u̇s\

noun : the wrongful act that makes up the physical action of a crime

Latin: guilty act

Contact Us

The offices of the Criminal Defense Clinic are in the Student Law Office at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2255 East Evans Ave., Suite 335, Denver, CO 80208.

If you are charged with a crime in either municipal or county court in the Denver metro area, and are interested in being represented by student attorneys in the University of Denver Criminal Defense Clinic, please call (303) 871-6140 and explain that you are seeking representation from the Criminal Defense Clinic. If our Clinic is currently accepting new cases, one of our staff members will have you complete an intake form over the telephone.  You can also complete an intake form here.

The Criminal Defense Clinic has three instructors. To email one of us, click below, or to email all three click here.


Associate Professor
Christopher Lasch
Office: 365B
Associate Professor
Robin Walker Sterling
Office: 365A
Clinical Teaching Fellow
Rachel Moran
Office: 335H