UConn Law professors at commencement 2015
Faculty Notes
UConn Law In the Media

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

Sachin Pandya Co-Writes Supreme Court Brief
Jul 8, 2019 -

Professor Sachin S. Pandya co-wrote an amicus brief, filed July 3, 2019 in the U.S. Supreme Court, on behalf of employment-discrimination scholars in Bostock v. Clayton County, No. 17-1618; Altitude Express v. Zarda, No. 17-1623; and R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, No. 18-107. These cases concern whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, which declares it illegal for an employer to not hire, fire or otherwise discriminate against any individual "because of such individual's . . . sex," covers employer discrimination against any individual for being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.

Richard Pomp Speaks at UC Davis School of Law
Jun 21, 2019 -

Professor Richard Pomp was a speaker at the University of California Davis School of Law's Summer Tax Institute on June 17, 2019. Pomp's speech, part of the three-day conference, was an overview of income and sale tax. 

Sara Bronin Wins Liberal Arts Award
Jun 17, 2019 -

The College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin has awarded Professor Sara Bronin its 2019 Pro Bene Meritis Young Alumna Award. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the college and recognizes an individual who has a strong professional or philanthropic commitment to the liberal arts. Bronin graduated from the University of Texas in 2001. 

Jon Bauer Receives Law Enforcement Award
Jun 12, 2019 -

On June 14, 2019, Professor Jon Bauer was presented with a Law Enforcement Award by John Durham '75, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, at a ceremony at at City Hall in New Haven. Bauer was recognized for his assistance to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in its investigation of disability discrimination in the Connecticut bar admissions process, which resulted in a resolution agreement that eliminated mental health inquiries from the Connecticut bar application form. Read more ...

Jessica de Perio Wittman Presents at Educators Conference
Jun 10, 2019 -

Professor Jessica de Perio Wittman presented at a conference hosted by the American Association of Law Libraries on May 31, 2019. The conference, held at Georgia State University College of Law, was called "Teaching the Teachers." 

Richard Pomp Moderates Tax Panel
May 24, 2019 -

Professor Richard Pomp moderated a panel discussion at the Tax Executives Institute's 2019 Audits and Appeals Seminar on May 23, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The panel, entitled "All Rise for a Peek Behind the Bench," featured judges from state tax tribunals addressing state tax controversies.

Richard Wilson to Speak at Cyber Security Conference
May 21, 2019 -

Professor Richard A. Wilson will speak at an American Bar Association conference on cyberspace in Washington, D.C., on May 21, 2019. The all-day event, "#Cyberspace IRL: Rule of Law Approaches to Virtual Threats" will be held at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Wilson will speak on a panel of experts discussing "The Tipping Point: When is Cyber Incitement  Responsible for Violence? (the cases of Burma/Myanmar and Guatemala)" where he will explain the results of his research done with students from UConn Law's Human Rights and International Law Clinic. 

Timothy Fisher Speaks at Yale Colloquium
May 15, 2019 -

Dean Timothy Fisher spoke at the 22nd annual Liman Center Colloquium, "Economic Injustice: Courts, Law Schools, and Institutionalizing Reforms" at Yale Law School on March 29, 2019. 

Peter Lindseth to Speak in Rome
May 15, 2019 -

Professor Peter Lindseth will speak at a conference called "Quale Europa per il futuro - The Democratic Disconnect, the Power-Legitimacy Nexus, and the Future of EU Governance" at the LUISS University in Rome, Italy on May 20, 2019. The event is part of a larger weekly kecture series. 

Peter Lindseth to Speak at University of Rome Tor Vergata
May 15, 2019 -

Professor Peter Lindseth will be an invited speaker at the University of Rome Tor Vergata on May 18, 2019. The event features several experts speaking on the topic: "Understanding the EU Crisis. Legal, Political and Philosophical Interpretations"