The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Martha Stone was awarded the Fairfield County Community Foundation's Community Impact Award for her work as executive director of the Center for Children's Advocacy. She was presented the award on November 29, 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.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the National Association of State Bar Tax Sections Conference in San Francisco on Oct. 27, 2018.
Professor Jon Bauer will speak on October 26, 2018 at a symposium entitled "Trauma-Informed Justice" at the Quinnipiac School of Law in North Haven, Connecticut. Bauer served on the committee that organized the event and will take part in a panel discussion about working with expert witnesses on the psychological impacts of trauma. The symposium is sponsored by The Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and Quinnipiac School of Law.
Professor Molly Land spoke on October 12, 2018, in a panel disucssion entitled "Dangerous Art and Censorship" at the William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. The event was part of The Salon at Benton series.
Professor Sara Bronin will deliver the keynote address at the The 30th Annual Conference on Urban and Community Forestry and 14th Annual Forest Forum on October 31, 2018. The forum will be held in Plantsville, Connecticut, and will feature several experts on local and urban forestry. Bronin will discuss how local communities can plan for some of the anticipated impacts of climate change. The forum is hosted by the Connecticut Urban Forest Council.
Professor Richard Pomp will debate attorney Jordan Goodman in the "Battle for the Championship of SALT Nerdom" at the 25th Annual Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax Forum on October 19, 2018. The debate is part of a three-day event at Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the National Conference of Tax Judges' 38th Annual Meeting, hosted by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Chicago. The conference, which runs from October 11 to 13, 2018, will feature several panels of national tax experts. Pomp will speak on a panel discussing the impact of federal tax reform on state and local taxes and on a panel discussing state tax programs.