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negotiation teams and judges
February 24, 2015 - Law students and business students teamed up on Feb. 20 and 21, 2015, for the first UConn Law School-UConn Business School Joint Negotiation Competition.  Each five-member team, comprising a mix of business and law students, collaborated to prepare and negotiate a complex business transaction. Eight teams competed and two will advance to the Villanova Law School/UCLA Business School Case Competition on April 11.  Read More »
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February 24, 2015 - Donald D. Philips '88, of Colchester, has been selected as the new Executive Director of the Connecticut Bar Foundation. He replaces Sandy Klebanoff, who will retire in May 2015 after more than 20 years of service. Read More »
February 23, 2015 - Kenneth Ireland, who served 19 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, will be the keynote speaker at a panel addressing wrongful convictions, exoneration and compensation in Connecticut.  Ireland was exonerated in 2009 and was appointed to the state Board of Pardons and Paroles in 2014. In January 2015, the state claims commissioner recommended that he be awarded $6 million for his ordeal. Read More »
February 20, 2015 - Eight UConn Law students have envisioned a future for the city of Hartford with “green roofs,” plentiful parking for bicycles, carefully regulated solar and wind power installations, and mediation to settle disagreements over proposed developments. Read More »
20th Thomas R. Gallivan Jr. Conference - Kelo: A Decade Later
February 19, 2015 - Kelo v. New London began in Connecticut, but became famous nationwide. Ten years after the U.S. Supreme Court decision, the 20th Thomas R. Gallivan Jr. Conference looks back at the decision and its repercussions.  Read More »