Richard Collins is Professor of Law at the University of Colorado. His courses are Constitutional Law, Property, Colorado Government, Law and Religion, American Indian Law, Marijuana Regulation, and Wills and Trusts. Before joining the faculty, he practiced law with nonprofit organizations representing American Indian tribes and individuals. The work included several important cases before the U. S. Supreme Court. He has served on the board of the Colorado Music Festival and as its president, and he is a member of several choral groups.