The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Sara Bronin will give two presentations at the Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University Law School in Paris, France. On Nov. 27, 2019, she will give a lecture entitled “Federal Protection of Historic Properties in the United States" and on Nov. 28, 2019 she will give a lecture entitled “Zoning in the United States."
Professor Jessica Rubin was inducted into Connecticut Humane Society’s Gertrude O. Lewis Humanitarian Society on November 9, 2019 at the annual Diamonds in the Ruff gala. She is only the fifth person to earn the prestigious designation. Rubin was instrumental in drafting and implementing Desmond’s Law, which allows Connecticut courts to appoint advocates, including law students under supervision, in animal cruelty cases. Read more.
Professor Richard Pomp spoke at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the National Association of State Bar Tax Sections in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 26, 2019. In a presentation entitled "Top 10 Tax Issues," he discussed the top five federal and top five state and local tax issues from around the country.
Professor Richard Pomp will debate Jordan Goodman, a partner in Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered, at the Paul J. Hartman Memorial State and Local Tax Forum on Oct. 29, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. The debate billed as "Pomp vs. Goodman" in the "never-ending battle of good versus evil," will focus on recent cases and trends in state and local taxation. The event is sponsored in conjunction with the Vanderbilt University Law School.
Professor Peter Lindseth will present a seminar entitled Beyond Brexit: Learning Lessons from Backlash in Governance Beyond the State on Oct. 25, 2019, at the European Institute at University College London.
Professor Richard Pomp spoke twice at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Council on State Taxation in Washington, D.C. On Oct. 24, 2019, he joined other past winners of the Paul Frankel Excellence In State Taxation Award to discuss Frankel's work and legacy. On Oct. 25, 2019, he joined the closing panel, "Where Are We Headed? What Will We See in the Next 50 Years?" to discuss the future direction of state and local tax policy.