UConn Law professors at commencement 2015
Faculty Notes
UConn Law In the Media
Peter Kochenburger in S&P Global Market Intelligence: Industry, consumer reps sweating out definitions, details of NAIC cyber model (Nov 22, 2016)
Richard Pomp in State Tax Today: 2016 STT 225-1 Ohio High Court's Nexus Decision Highlights Need for Clarity from U.S. Supreme Court, Experts Say (Nov 21, 2016)
Richard Pomp in State Tax Today: Professors File Brief in DMA Asking Court To Reconsider Quill (Nov 9, 2016)
Richard Pomp in State Tax Today: Professors, States Urge U.S. Supreme Court To Revisit Quill's Physical Presence Standard (Nov 9, 2016)

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

Douglas Spencer to Speak at 2016 Post-Election Conference
Nov 29, 2016 -

Professor Douglas Spencer will speak at the 2016 Post-Election Conference at Wesleyan University on Dec. 5, 2016. He will participate in a panel discussion entitled Campaign Finance, Special Interests and Outside Influence, addressing campaign finance issues in the 2016 presidential election.

Richard Pomp Files Amicus Brief with U.S. Supreme Court
Nov 11, 2016 -

Professor Richard Pomp has filed an amicus brief on behalf of 14 tax law professors in support of a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court seeking reversal of Quill Corp. v. North Dakota. Pomp’s brief supports the Colorado Department of Revenue's conditional cross-petition in the case of Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl. Read more.

Douglas Spencer to Speak at the National Conference of COGEL
Nov 9, 2016 -

Professor Douglas Spencer will speak at the national conference of the Council on Governmental Ethic Laws in New Orleans on Dec. 14, 2016. The 38th annual conference will center around government agencies and organizations, focusing primarily on ethics, elections, lobbying and campaign finance. Spencer will participate in a panel discussion on convenience voting.

Richard Pomp's Expertise Cited in Tax Case
Nov 8, 2016 -

The Utah Fourth Judicial District Court cited the expert opinion of Professor Richard Pomp in its opinion, released Oct. 7, 2016,  in See's Candies Inc. v. Utah State Tax Commission. Pomp testified in support of the plaintiff's successful argument that the Utah State Tax Commission improperly denied a deduction for royalties the company paid to a related company.

Douglas Spencer Speaks at Yale Colloquium
Nov 7, 2016 -

Professor Douglas Spencer spoke Nov. 4, 2016, at the Yale Political Union’s Democracy Colloquium, an intercollegiate conference on political thought centered around the major questions of the 2016 election cycle. He participated in a panel discussion Democracy & Its Procedures: Investigating the controversies of primaries, super delegates, the nomination process, and the electoral college.

Richard Pomp to Speak at New England Tax Forum
Nov 6, 2016 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the 2016 New England State and Local Tax Forum in Newton, Massachusetts, on Nov. 16, 2016. His will address the most significant state and local tax cases and controversies from across the country. 

Jon Bauer to Receive CHRO Award
Professor Jon Bauer
Nov 2, 2016 -

The Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities will present Professor Jon Bauer, director of the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at UConn School of Law, with the 2016 Constance Baker Motley Award for Excellence in Business or Law. The award will be presented on Nov. 17, 2016, at the commission's Leaders and Legends Awards ceremony, starting at 3 p.m. in the Old Judiciary Room at the Connecticut State Capitol, 210 Capitol Ave., Hartford. The awards honor "Connecticut’s civil rights leaders and legends who are  distinguished  in  their  communities  for  promoting  equality  and  fairness."

Richard Kay Elected Vice President of ASCL
Nov 1, 2016 -

Richard S. Kay, Wallace Stevens professor emeritus and Oliver Ellsworth research professor, was elected vice president of the American Society of Comparative Law at its annual meeting, held Oct. 27-29, 2016, at the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle. The society, the leading organization in the United States promoting the comparative study of law, publishes The American Journal of Comparative Law. Kay had previously served as the society's treasurer.

Timothy Fisher to Speak at CBA Symposium
Oct 31, 2016 -

Dean Timothy Fisher will speak on Nov. 3, 2016, at the Bench-Bar Symposium on Professionalism, sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association in collaboration with the Fairfield County Bar Association and the state of Connecticut Judicial Branch. He will participate in a panel discussion on Professionalism for New Attorneys at the day-long seminar at Stamford Superior Court.

Richard Pomp to Speak at Michigan Tax Conference
Oct 30, 2016 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak Nov. 3, 2016, at the Michigan Tax Conference in Novi, Michigan. He will participate in a panel discussion, The Personal Perspectives of Three Tax Stars, with Helen Hecht of the Multistate Tax Commission and Douglas L. Lindholm of the Council on State Taxation. The conference is sponsored by the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants in partnership with the Michigan Department of Treasury, the State Bar of Michigan Taxation Section and the Michigan Women’s Tax Association.

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