The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Sara Bronin has been elected chair of the board of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. The trust is a non-profit orginization dedicated to protecting the buildings, land and sites that contribute to the heritage of Connecticut communities.
Professor Richard Pomp will take part in a "Debate on Emerging State Tax Issues" with Doug Lindholm, president of the Council on State Taxation, on May 11, 2018, at the New Mexico Tax Research Institute's Tax Policy Conference in Albuquerque. Helen Hecht, general counsel of the Multistate Tax Commission, will serve as moderator.
Professor Jon Bauer spoke about the social justice work of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and how it relates to current immigration issues at a community conversation entitled "MLK's Legacy: The Dream. The Reality. The Future." The event, sponsored by the Glastonbury Martin Luther King Community Initiative, was held April 18, 2018, at the Riverfront Community Center in Glastonbury, Connecticut.
Professor Brendan Maher has been appointed to the Connecticut Captive Insurance Association Board of Directors. Maher, along with seven other new board members, was introduced at the board's annual meeting on April 23, 2018.
Professor Sara Bronin will moderate a panel discussion on the topic of "Revitalizing Hartford for Everyone" from 12 to 1:30 p.m. on April 26, 2018, at the Spotlight Theatres, 39 Front Street in Hartford. The event is sponsored by the Urban and Community Studies program at UConn.
Professor Peter Lindseth gave a presentation entitled "Theorizing Backlash: Power and Legitimacy in International Investment Law and Arbitration" during a workshop on "Comparative and International Investment Law: Prospects for Reform" on April 22, 2018, in Doha, Qatar. The workshop was organized by the Hamad Bin Khalifa University College of Law and Public Policy.
Professor Peter Kochenburger moderated a panel entitled, "Big Data Changes Everything: Why Insurance Lawyers Need to Catch Up Fast" on April 13, 2018, at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford. The panel discussed how big data is collected and used in the insurance industry.