The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Jessica Rubin will speak to the Animal Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association in New Orleans on Dec. 15, 2017. She will describe Connecticut's animal advocacy program, established under Desmond's Law, which she and her students help pass and implement.
Professor Ángel Oquendo spoke at the Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America symposium at the University of California Berkeley School of Law on December 9, 2017, on the topic of human rights courts.
Professor Willajeanne McLean is scheduled to speak on Dec. 5, 2017, at the International Conference on New Paradigms of Law at the National Chengchi University College of Law in Taipei, Taiwan. She will give a presentation entitled (Re)Presentations of Race and Culture in Intellectual Property Law of the European Union and the United States.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the 36th Institute on State and Local Taxation in New York City on Dec. 4, 2017.He will address the most significant constitutional cases in state taxation over the past year in a presentation entitled Review and Preview of Federal Constitutional Issues with attorney Jeffrey A. Friedman.
Professor Jessica Rubin, director of the UConn School of Law Legal Practice Program, received a 2017 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Public Engagement, honoring her work with international lawyers and her leadership in the fields of negotiation and animal advocacy. The award was presented at a ceremony on Nov. 14, 2017, in the Great Hall at the Alumni Center at the university's main campus in Storrs. Read more ...
Yale University Press will release Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective Anne C. Dailey a book by Professor, in December. The book explores the law's presumption that human behavior is based entirely on conscious, rational choices, a presumption that ignores the profound influence of unconscious beliefs, emotions and motivations. Dailey makes the case that a proper psychoanalytic understanding can help further the ends of fairness and justice. Read more ...
Professor Sara Bronin spoke about Hartford’s Climate Action Plan at the City of Hartford Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission Friends of Parks Celebration on Sept. 26, 2017, and in a webinar organized by the Governor’s Council on Climate Change Policy on Sept. 6, 2017. She also spoke about The Food Components of Hartford’s Climate Action Plan at the Hartford Food Policy Advisory Commission Annual Breakfast on Oct. 16, 2017. And she addressed the topic Local Climate Action Planning Efforts as the lunchtime keynote speaker at the University of Connecticut Department of Geography Methodologies and Engagement for State Level Climate Assessment Workshop in Storrs on Nov. 6, 2017
Professor Peter Lindseth will speak on the topic The Comparative-Historical Method in the Study of Administrative Law on Nov. 13, 2017, at the Faculty of Law of the Sapienza University of Rome.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak Nov. 8 at the Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax Forum at Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee. He will debate state and local tax issues with Jordan M. Goodman, a partner in Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered, in a presentation entitled Pomp vs. Goodman.