UConn Law professors at commencement 2015
Faculty Notes

The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law: 

Richard Pomp to Speak at Tax Symposium
Sep 14, 2018 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak at a symposium discussing state tax code on September 21, 2018 at Washington University in St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri. Pomp will speak on the future of internet sales tax

Timothy Fisher Named Fellow
Aug 28, 2018 -

Dean Timothy Fisher has been named a fellow of Branford College at Yale University. He earned a BA in economics from Yale in 1975.

Richard Kay to Speak on Connecticut Constitution
Aug 20, 2018 -

Professor Richard Kay will give a lecture commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Connecticut State Constitution in the Davis Courtroom at UConn School of Law at 5:30 p.m. on September 26, 2018. His presentation is part of a lecture series called "The Constitution of 1818: Debate and Dissent in the Land of Steady Habits" and is co-sponsored by UConn School of Law and the Connecticut Historical Society. 

Mark Janis to Speak on Law and Religion
Aug 20, 2018 -

Professor Mark Weston Janis will speak on the relationship between law and religion in the Davis Courtroom at the UConn School of Law on October 10, 2018.  Janis' speech is part of a lecture series called "The Constitution of 1818: Debate and Dissent in the Land of Steady Habits" and is co-sponsored by UConn School of Law and the Connecticut Historical Society. 

Peter Kochenburger Appointed to Consumer Advisory Committee
Aug 7, 2018 -

The Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission announced the appointment of Professor Peter Kochenburger to the Consumer Advisory Committee on August 4, 2018. The commission met in Boston, in conjunction with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' annual meeting. 

Richard Kay Elected President of Law Society
Aug 7, 2018 -

Professor Richard Kay was elected president of the American Society of Comparative Law, the leading organization in the United States promoting the comparative study of law, at its annual meeting in Fukuoko, Japan, in July 2018.

Sachin Pandya Files Amicus Brief in Labor Case
Jul 30, 2018 -

On July 25, 2018, Professor Sachin Pandya filed an amicus brief on behalf of labor and legal historians in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, an appeal pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case primarily concerns whether Congress intended the workers exemption to the Federal Arbitration Act to cover only common-law employees. Professor Pandya is counsel of record for the amici historians and wrote the brief with Professor Richard Frankel of Drexel University.

Steven Wilf Speaks at Moscow Conference
Jul 26, 2018 -

Professor Steven Wilf spoke on a panel entitled "Perspectives on Jewish Law Scholarship" at Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia, on July 25, 2018. The panel was part of a three-day event hosted by the Jewish Law Association in recognition of its 20th year working to promote study and research in Jewish Law.

Richard Pomp to Speak at Tax Committee Conference
Jul 23, 2018 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak at a conference sponsored by the New Mexico Tax Research Institute in Santa Fe on July 26, 2018. He will address the future of remote sales following the Supreme Court's Wayfair decision. 

Richard Wilson Contributes Hate Speech Guidelines
Jul 17, 2018 -

Professor Richard Wilson co-authored new guidelines for the city of Hartford to apply in criminal speech cases. The recommendations are based on international law, and they seek to establish international standards on the municipal level. The guidelines outline best practices for investigating and prosecuting speech crimes. Additionally, the rules address how to monitor and investigate speech crimes on social media and in other new forms of media.