The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Karen DeMeola '96, assistant dean of students at UConn School of Law, will moderate a panel discussion entitled Connecticut Perspective during a webinar sponsored by the Center for Children's Advocacy, Confronting and Countering Implicit Bias.
Professor Sara Bronin, faculty director of the Center for Energy & Environmental Law and chair of the Hartford Planning and Zoning Commission, will speak at the seventh annual meeting of the Association for Law, Property and Society at Queens University, Belfast, on May 20, 2016. As part of the panel on new frontiers in preservation law, Bronin will present on the topic Form-Based Codes as Preservation Tools: New Zoning for Hartford.
Professor Sara Bronin will speak at the Connecticut Chapter of the American Planning Association conference at the Mark Twain Museum Center in Hartford on June 3, 2016. Bronin, who is also chair of the Hartford Planning and Zoning Commission and the faculty director of the Center for Energy & Environmental Law, will discuss New Form-Based and Sustainability Frontiers in Hartford’s Zoning Code.
Professor Jon Bauer, director of the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at UConn School of Law, will appear on a panel titled Hot Topics in Asylum Law at the Federal Bar Association’s Immigration Law Conference in New Orleans on May 13, 2016. He will speak about recent legal developments concerning asylum for persons targeted for persecution based on their family affiliations.
Professor Jon Bauer, director of the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic at UConn School of Law, will speak May 21 at the 2016 national Immigration Law Teachers Workshop at Michigan State Law School, participating in a panel on Innovation and Immigration Specialty Courses. He will speak about the course that he and Professor Sachin Pandya recently developed on Immigration and Workplace Rights.
The Arlington Circuit Court in Virginia recently cited a report by Professor Richard Pomp in its decision in Corporate Executive Board v. Virginia Department of Taxation, denying the company’s appeal for an income tax refund and the use of an alternative apportionment formula.
Lester B. Snyder, who taught tax law at UConn School of Law from 1957 to 1983, died April 11, 2016, in San Diego. He was the director of the graduate tax program at the University of San Diego School of Law from 1983 to 1989 and retired in 2009. Professor Snyder earned a bachelor's degree from Syracuse University, a JD from Boston University and an LLM from Columbia University. He practiced privately in Boston before entering academe. During a leave of absence from UConn School of Law, in 1968 and 1969, he served as the first professor-in-residence in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He published widely on issues in taxation and was editor-in-chief of the Journal of Real Estate Taxation for nearly 20 years. Read more on the TaxProf Blog.
Professor Sara Bronin spoke on the topic of Hartford’s New Zoning Code on April 21, 2016, in a Land Use Course at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. Bronin, who is chair of Hartford's Planning and Zoning Commission and faculty director of the Center for Energy & Environmental Law at UConn School of Law, worked with some of her students on drafting revisions to Hartford's land use regulations.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the 46th annual Spring Symposium of the National Tax Association, on May 12, 2016, in Washington, D.C.. The symposium, held in association with the American Tax Policy Institute, is titled Tax Policy at the Crossroads, What Direction Next? Pomp will speak in a panel discussion on the topic of Tax Reform: The View From the States.