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April 21, 2021 - The rapid acceleration of climate change will soon force states to collaborate to combat it, Katie Dykes, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, told a large virtual audience at a UConn Law conference on April 16, 2021.   Read More »
April 14, 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a flood of lawsuits by businesses trying to force insurers to cover virus-related losses. Figuring out what that means to the insurance industry and their policyholders requires a massive data collection effort, which is now underway with the help of four UConn Law students.  Read More »
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March 31, 2021 - All-white juries are more than 15 per cent more likely to convict a Black defendant than a white defendant, but the presence of even one juror of color closes the gap, Professor Lauren McLane told the audience at the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal’s annual symposium.  Read More »
Ree Morrow
March 17, 2021 - Ree Morrow ’22 realized something as she drove with her husband from Oklahoma City to Hartford in the summer of 2019 to begin her first year at the UConn School of Law. She wanted to document the varieties of American culture that they were seeing and bring them to schools around the nation.  Read More »
Julia Simon-Kerr
March 16, 2021 - The Class of 2021 has chosen Professor Julia Simon-Kerr to receive the Perry Zirkel ’76 Distinguished Teaching Award. Simon-Kerr teaches Evidence, Civil Procedure and Law and Lying. She is a leading evidence scholar whose research focuses on credibility in the law, and her recent work includes research into the perceived credibility of witnesses who wear masks in the courtroom. Read More »