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October 19, 2020 - There is a role for everyone—lawyers, law students and the general public—in seeking justice for victims of police violence and pressing for reform, panelists told the audience at a forum sponsored by the UConn School of Law on Thursday. Read More »
frieze on US Supreme Court building
October 15, 2020 - The refusal of U.S. courts to decide cases that involve politics is unique and potentially harmful, Columbia Law Professor Jamal Greene told an audience of 200 at the Connecticut Law Review’s annual symposium on October 9, 2020.   Read More »
Curtis Tearte, Michelle Duprey and Timothy Fisher
September 29, 2020 - The University of Connecticut Law School Alumni Association will honor retired IBM executive Curtis Tearte '78, disabilities rights advocate Michelle Duprey '93 and Dean Emeritus Timothy Fisher in an online ceremony on Oct. 13, 2020. Three recent graduates — Dan Brody ’15, Aigné Goldsby ’16 and Lisa Marie Rivas ’11 will receive the Graduates of the Last Decade Impact Award. Read More »
Empires or Umpires?
September 29, 2020 - Separation of powers and the role of the courts will be the focus of the Connecticut Law Review’s 2020 symposium, entitled “Empires or Umpires? Political Questions, Separation of Powers, and Judicial Legitimacy,” to be held online Oct. 9. Read More »
Ruth Bader Ginsburg at UConn Law in 2004 with Paul Schiff Berman
September 22, 2020 - In March 2004, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stood before a packed house at the UConn School of Law and described how U.S. Supreme Court justices celebrated each other’s birthdays. They would have a toast before lunch with wine provided by Chief Justice William Rehnquist, she said, followed by a rendition of “Happy Birthday” led by Justice Antonin Scalia, “the only one of the nine who can carry a tune.” Read More »