The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Anne Dailey has won The American Board and Academy of Psychoanalysis 2018 Book Prize in the category of Applied Psychoanalysis for her 2017 book "Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective." Dailey and the book have also been recognized with the American Psychoanalytic Association's 2018 Courage to Dream Book Prize and the Sharon Harris 2018 Book Award, given by The University of Connecticut for the best book published in the humanities. Read more about the book ...
Professor Alexandra Lahav has won the 2019 Civil Justice Scholarship Award from the Pound Civil Justice Institute for her 2017 book "In Praise of Litigation." The newly established award will be given every two years to recognize legal research and writing on topics in civil justice, including access to justice and the benefits of the U.S. civil justice system. The Pound Civil Justice Institute is a national think tank founded by members of the trial bar. The award will be presented at the Pound's Fellows reception in Miami Beach on February 3, 2019. Read more about the book ...
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the 2018 New England State and Local Tax Forum on November 14, 2018, in Newton, Massachusetts. He will debate Doug Lindholm, executive director of the Council on State Taxation, as they recap the nation’s top state tax cases, federal legislation, policy developments and controversies over the last year.
Professor Richard Pomp spoke to the attorneys of the Connecticut Legislative Commissioners' Office of the Connecticut General Assembly on November 8, 2018 in Hartford. He addressed the U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, which overruled Quill Corp. v. North Dakota, thus clearing the way for states to impose sales tax on internet sales by companies that have no physical presence in the state.
Professor Peter Siegelman will present the paper "Against Judicial Accountability: Evidence from the Six Month List," written with fellow UConn Law faculty members Miguel de Figueiredo and Alexandra Lahav, at the Conference on Empirical Legal Studies at the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on November 9, 2018.
Professor Alexandra Lahav will present the paper "Against Judicial Accountability: Evidence from the Six Month List," written with fellow UConn Law faculty members Miguel de Figueiredo and Peter Siegelman, at the Civil Procedure Workshop at Stanford Law School in Stanford, California, on November 10, 2018.
Professor Richard Ashby Wilson will speak on November 1, 2018, on the topic "How to Deal With Hate: Balancing Security and Freedom of Speech" as part of the Global Studies Human Rights Speaker Series at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. His presentation will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the university's Machtley Interfaith Center.
Professor Peter Kochenburger led a panel discussion at the Casualty Actuarial Society's fall meeting in Toronto on October 16, 2018. His panel discussion, focused on the regulatory responses to changes in the insurance agency, was part of a two-day event that featured several panels and group discussions. The meeting was sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.