The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Sara Bronin spoke about Hartford’s Climate Action Plan at the City of Hartford Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission Friends of Parks Celebration on September 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.
Professor Sara Bronin gave a presentation On Land Use Law in the U.S. Restatement (Fourth) of Property on Sept. 21, 2017, at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, Spain. On Sept. 22, 2017, she spoke at the International Urban Law Congress: Architectural Heritage, Sites & Landscapes Seized By Urban Law, held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, participating in a panel on The Instruments For Protection, Enhancement And Promotion.
Professor Sachin Pandya presented a paper entitled Joint Liability Without Joint Employer: Aiding-Abetting Liability in U.S. Work Law at the meeting of the Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sept. 16, 2017.
Cambridge University Press will release a book by Professor Richard Ashby Wilson, Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes, on Aug. 31, 2017. The book explores the legal questions that arise in prosecuting incitement and proposes a new way of regulating the risks of political speech. It includes an analysis of Wilson's original research on the types of hate speech most likely to raise tolerance for violence. Read more ...
Professor Richard Pomp moderated a panel discussion on Life as a State Tax Lawyer at the State & Local Tax Careers Forum on Aug. 31, 2017, at New York University School of Law. The forum addressed career opportunities for JD and LLM students interested in the state and local taxation practice area.
Professor Richard Pomp spoke on a panel at the 37th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of State Tax Judges on September 9, 2017, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He addressed issues related to state taxation in a discussion with Kirk Stark of the University of California – Los Angeles School of Law.
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit cited two papers by UConn Law Professor Alexandra Lahav in an opinion, released August 15, 2017, in In Re: Howmedica Osteonics Corp. The judges vacated an order of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to transfer the case to a District Court in California. The Third Circuit panel cited Lahav's writing on jurisdictional questions in complex litigation in Bellwether Trials, published in 2008 in the George Washington Law Review, and The Market for Preclusion in Merger Litigation, co-written with Sean J. Griffith of Fordham Law School and published in 2013 by the Vanderbilt Law Review.