The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
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."
Professor Jon Bauer spoke on the topic "Reconsidering the U.S. Approach to Asylum Based on Past Persecution" at Drexel University in Philadelphia on May 25, 2018, at the Immigration Law Scholars and Teachers Workshop.
The American Bar Association honored Professor Alexandra Lahav with an honorable mention in the prestigious 2018 Silver Gavel Awards for her book In Praise of Litigation. The book, published in February 2017 by Oxford University Press, refutes the notion that the United States is awash in frivolous lawsuits and describes how restrictions on the ability to bring suit undermine a pillar of American democracy. Read more about the book ...
Professor Sara Bronin has been elected chair of the board of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. The trust is a non-profit orginization dedicated to protecting the buildings, land and sites that contribute to the heritage of Connecticut communities.
Professor Jessica de Perio Wittman gave a presentation on Cybersecurity and Datasecurity for Legal Professionals at a Paralegals Section Meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association on May 9, 2018 at the CBA Law Center in New Britain, Connecticut.
Professor Richard Pomp will take part in a "Debate on Emerging State Tax Issues" with Doug Lindholm, president of the Council on State Taxation, on May 11, 2018, at the New Mexico Tax Research Institute's Tax Policy Conference in Albuquerque. Helen Hecht, general counsel of the Multistate Tax Commission, will serve as moderator.
Professor Peter Kochenburger spoke at the 4th annual Connected Vehicles Insurance loT & AI 2018 Summit in Washington, D.C., on April 25-26, 2018. The conference, hosted by Telematics Insurance of North America, focused on innovations and improvements in the process of buying insurance in the United States.