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Affordable Care Act Turns Five
March 20, 2015 - This spring the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act turns five years old. Please join us on April 17, 2015 at the UConn School of Law, where experts from the academy, industry, and government will weigh in on the ACA five years on. What lessons about health law, insurance, and policy have we learned in the last five years? Which features of the ACA have worked, and which have not? What disputes can we expect in the next five years? Read More »
March 19, 2015 - Saturday, March 21, 2015 is Ellen Ash Peters Day in the state of Connecticut, honoring her as the first woman tenured as a professor at Yale Law School, the first woman appointed to the Connecticut Supreme Court and its first female chief justice. Read More »
March 19, 2015 - Tim Wu, the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School and Director of the Poliak Center for the Study of First Amendment Issues  at Columbia Journalism School, will speak at the UConn School of Law commencement on May 17, 2015. Read More »
March 19, 2015 - Lawrence Lessig, the Roy L. Furman Professor of Law and Leadership at Harvard Law School and director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University, is the 2015 Day Pitney Visiting Scholar at the UConn School of Law. A well-known authority on intellectual property law and Internet policy, he has more recently become a leading advocate for campaign finance reform. Read More »
Fracking and the Law: The Frontlines, the Future, and Connecticut
March 11, 2015 - Cheap, abundant natural gas has affected every corner of the economy. From domestic energy prices to international relations, the United States’ sudden energy abundance represents the single most disruptive force in energy since the oil crises of the 1970s. But progress has come at a price. Read More »