Emergence of Finance Companies
On February 15, Professor Dalié Jiménez will present "Exploring the Emergence of Finance Companies" at the Bankruptcy Success Modeling Conference at the UCLA School of Law.
Professor Jiménez joined the UConn Law faculty in 2011. Her interests include empirical and policy work in consumer financial protection and bankruptcy. Her article, “The Distribution of Assets in Consumer Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Cases,” was published by the peer-reviewed American Bankruptcy Law Journal. The article won the Judge Brown Award for Excellence in Legal Writing.
Professor Jiménez spent last year on leave at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, where she served as a fellow in the Deposit, Cash, Collections & Reporting Markets group, focusing on credit reporting, debt collection, and debt relief services. Before entering legal academia, Professor Jiménez practiced litigation at Ropes & Gray, clerked for the Honorable Juan R. Torruella in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and worked on consumer protection issues at the Massachusetts State Senate.
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Professor Jessica Rubin will be teaching US law and legal writing for the Open Society Foundation at Bilgi University in Istanbul. Rubin teaches legal research and writing in the Lawyering Process program at the Law School.
On June 18, Professor Sara Bronin will make a presentation at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association on "Legal Tools to Address Climate Change" at a panel discussion entitle "Following the Path of the Storm: Legal and Legislative Challenges in Addressing Rising Sea Levels on the Connecticut Coastline."
On June 18, Professor Mark W. Janis will lecture on "Freedom of Religion and European Human Rights Law" at the University of Oxford, England.
On June 17, Professor Alexandra Lahav will speak at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) where she will comment on the proposed changes to the Federal rules of civil procedure.
On June 17, Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the twenty-third annual Summer Tax Institute at University of California - Davis.
Jennifer Brooks-Crozier '12 is the author of "Put Up Your Dukes: The Fight Over Commonality in the Era of Wal-Mart v. Dukes" (19 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 711 (2013)).