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: 

Karen DeMeola Appointed to CBF Board
Apr 15, 2021 -

Keren DeMeola has been appointed to the Connecticut Bar Association Board of Directors. 

Julia Simon-Kerr Cited by Supreme Court of South Carolina
Apr 6, 2021 -

Professor Julia Simon-Kerr's article "Moral Turpitude" was cited extensively by the Supreme Court of South Carolina in its decision in Baddourah v. McMaster, filed March 10, 2021. The case concerned Governor Henry McMaster's decision to suspend Mohsen Baddourah from his role as a member of the Columbia City Council after Baddourah was indicted for domestic violence. The court found for McMaster, holding he did hold the power to suspend Baddourah.

Richard Pomp Speaks at ABA/IPT Tax Seminar
Mar 22, 2021 -

Richard Pomp was a panelist during a discussion on Apportionment at the Virtual 2021 ABA/IPT Advanced Tax Seminar. The discussion provided an update of recent apportionment developments and aimed to describe the basic principles of apportionment, and market-based sourcing. 

Richard Wilson to Speak at Symposium
Mar 22, 2021 -

Richard Wilson will be speaking at this year's Cardozo International & Comparative Law Review symposium. The Symposium is titled, "Is Censorship Necessary to Protect Democracy?", and will be discussing the issue of rising offensive speech. The event is on April 5, 2021, and more information can be found here.

Eboni Nelson to Speak on Career Panel
Mar 18, 2021 -

Dean Eboni S. Nelson will speak as a panelist at a webiner organized by the Center for Excellence in Decision-Making on March 23, 2021, at 12 p.m. The panel, entitled "Distinguished Women Leaders in Legal Academia," will focus on strategies for success in academic legal careers.

Richard Pomp Speaks at ABA Tax Seminar
Mar 16, 2021 -

Richard Pomp led an advanced tax discussion for the ABA Sales/Use Tax Seminar. The talk, titled "The Big Easy Brawl," focused on major developments in today’s state and local tax world and spot trends in the SALT area to anticipate potential problems and find potential solutions. 

Sara Bronin Named in HBJ Power 50
Feb 23, 2021 -

Sara Bronin has been named in Hartford Business Journal 2021 Power 50, which aims to highlight private and public sector, nonprofit, higher education and healthcare leaders in Greater Hartford whose power and influence not only change the organizations they work for but the broader community. More information here

James Stark Named Mediator Scholar-in-Residence
Feb 18, 2021 -

Professor James Stark was recently named Scholar-in-Residence to the International Academy of Mediators (IAM) for a period of two years, commencing January 1, 2021. IAM is a by-invitation-only organization of leading commercial mediators around the world. Stark will serve with his long-time writing partner, Douglas Frenkel of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.   

Jim Stark Speaks at Dispute Regulation Consortium
Feb 18, 2021 -

 Professor Jim Stark served as a junior scholar mentor at the Dispute Resolution Works-in-Progress Consortium Series: “Discovering New Voices in Dispute Resolution” on February 12, 2021, commenting on Laura Frase, Refining Our Thinking About Thinking: Battling the Sway of Cognitive Biases in Negotiation.

Richard Pomp to Speak at Tax Webinar
Feb 12, 2021 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the Council on State Taxation's 2021 Sales & Transaction Tax Webinar on February 24, 2021. The 2-day program will feature updates in the world of indirect taxes. Pomp will speak on a panel entitled "Digital Advertising Tax Intiatives & the Continued Interest in Gross Receipt Taxes"