UConn Law professors at commencement 2015
Faculty Notes

The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law: 

Alexandra Lahav Co-Authors Amicus Brief
Jul 11, 2018 -

Professor Alexandra Lahav has co-authored an amicus brief signed by 20 civil procedure law professors in B.K. v. McKay. The brief supports the plaintiffs in the class action suit, which was filed on behalf of minors in the Arizona foster care system alleging widespread and systematic failures by the state. Defendants moved to dismiss the case on the grounds that the U.S. District Court lacks jurisdiction. The brief supported the plaintiffs' requests for declaratory and injunctive relief. Lahav's co-authors are David Marcus, Maureen Carroll and Adam Zimmerman.

Richard Kay to Speak in Japan
Jul 9, 2018 -

Professor Richard Kay will give a presentation at the 20th Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law in Fukuoko, Japan. Kay will speak on a panel entitled "Formal and Informal Constitutional Amendment" on July 23, 2018. 

Peter Lindseth Speaks in Paris
Jun 28, 2018 -

Professor Peter L. Lindseth spoke at the Sciences Po Law School in Paris on two recent occasions. On June 21, 2018, he spoke during the Intensive Doctoral Week program on the topic "Comparative-Historical Method in the Study of Administrative Law: A Theoretical Framework" in a panel discussion on "A New Approach to Comparison in Administrative Law." The following day he discussed "Transforming factors in administrative law" at The Future of Administrative Law conference.

Anne Dailey's Book Wins Humanities Award
Jun 28, 2018 -

Professor Anne Dailey has received the 2018 Sharon Harris Book Award from the UConn Humanities Institute for her book "Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective," published in 2017 by Yale University Press. The award recognizes a faculty member at the University of Connecticut whose book or monograph "best demonstrates scholarly depth and intellectual acuity and highlights the importance of humanities scholarship." The book previously won the 2018 Courage to Dream Book Prize from the American Psychoanalytic Association. Read more about the book ...

Peter Lindseth Speaks at ISPL Annual Meeting
Jun 27, 2018 -

Professor Peter L. Lindseth spoke on the topic "Administrative Democracy" on a panel at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Public Law at the University of Hong Kong on June 25, 2018.

Molly Land Speaks at Book Presentation in Denmark
Jun 22, 2018 -

Professor Molly Land spoke about her new book "New Technologies for Human Rights Law and Practice" at the Danish Institute of Human Rights in Copenhagan, Denmark, on June 21, 2018. 

Richard Pomp Speaks on Wayfair Decision
Jun 22, 2018 -

Professor Richard Pomp spoke on a panel of tax experts in a webinar presented on June 21, 2018 by Bloomberg BNA on "Wayfair Ruling: First Impressions & Implications" to explore the implications of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc.

Richard Pomp to Speak at NAPABA Conference
Jun 8, 2018 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak on the topic of tax reform at the 2018 Northeast Regional Conference of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association on June 7, 2018, at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Mathilde Cohen Speaks on Art Exhibit Panel
Jun 5, 2018 -

Professor Mathilde Cohen served as a panelist in a discussion of the exhibit "Please Touch: Body Boundaries, Conversation" on June 2, 2018, at the Mana Contemporary cultural center in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Richard Pomp to Speak at Washington Tax Institute
May 31, 2018 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak on June 1, 2018, at the 2018 Advanced State and Local Tax Institute at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He will debate Marilyn A. Wethekam of Horwood Marcus & Berk Chartered in a panel titled "Match Point: Debate on All Topics SALT."

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