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Shira Scheindlin
February 8, 2017 - Shira A. Scheindlin, a retired judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York known for high-profile cases involving civil rights and public policy, is the 2017 Day Pitney Visiting Scholar at UConn School of Law. Read More »
Professor Alexandra Lahav
February 2, 2017 - The popular perception of a nation awash in frivolous lawsuits and outrageous damage awards is not just inaccurate, it is undermining one of the pillars of American democracy, writes UConn Law Professor Alexandra Lahav in a new book, In Read More »
Professor James Kwak
January 27, 2017 - The simplistic idea that free markets always generate the greatest possible economic well-being is helping drive economic inequality, writes UConn Law Professor James Kwak in a new book, Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality. Read More »
January 11, 2017 - The density of human beings and infrastructure that make cities vibrant also leaves them especially vulnerable to the threats presented by climate change. As extreme weather events become increasingly frequent and intense, and greenhouse gas emissions continue to erode air quality, cities across the United States are responding by taking steps to build community resilience while simultaneously addressing the root causes of climate change. Read More »
Starr Hall on UConn Law campus
January 4, 2017 - A new incubator at UConn School of Law will provide affordable legal services to people who need them and help lawyers establish solo practices. Read More »