UConn Law professors at commencement 2015
Faculty Notes
UConn Law In the Media

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

Thomas Morawetz's New Book Focuses on Self-Knowledge
Sep 28, 2018 -

Rowman & Littlefield has released "Knowing Self, Changing Self: The Interplay of Reality, Fantasy, and Friendship," by Professor Thomas Morawetz. The book, which reflects Morawetz's scholarship in philosophy, was co-written with mental health therapist Scotty Enyart. It considers how an individual's sense of identity develops less through introspection than through experiences with other people---and how identity is a work in progress throughout one’s life. Read more ... 

Jessica de Perio Wittman Speaks on Cybercrime
Sep 24, 2018 -

Professor Jessica de Perio Wittman will speak on the topic "Cybercriminals: Equal Opportunity Attackers" at the 2018 Legal Tech Law Practice Management Conference sponsored by the Connecticut Bar Association in New Britain, Connecticut, on September 28, 2018.

Molly Land to Speak at United Nations Event
Sep 24, 2018 -

Professor Molly Land will deliver a keynote address on September 26, 2018, at an official side event on New Technologies and Human Rights during the 39th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. She will speak on the topic "Roadmap for Understanding the Relationship between Technology and Human Rights Law and Practice." The event is sponsored by the United Nations' Research Institute for Social Development and Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights as well as the permanent missions of South Korea, Austria and Denmark.

Richard Pomp to Speak at Tax Symposium
Sep 14, 2018 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the Symposium on State Taxation on September 21, 2018 at Washington University in St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri. Pomp will speak in a panel discussion entitled "“Kill Quill”: South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. and the Future of Internet Sales Tax."

Timothy Fisher Named Fellow
Aug 28, 2018 -

Dean Timothy Fisher has been named a fellow of Branford College at Yale University. He earned a BA in economics from Yale in 1975.

Richard Kay to Speak on Connecticut Constitution
Aug 20, 2018 -

Professor Richard Kay will give a lecture commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Connecticut State Constitution in the Davis Courtroom at UConn School of Law at 5:30 p.m. on September 26, 2018. His presentation is part of a lecture series called "The Constitution of 1818: Debate and Dissent in the Land of Steady Habits" and is co-sponsored by UConn School of Law and the Connecticut Historical Society. 

Mark Janis to Speak on Law and Religion
Aug 20, 2018 -

Professor Mark Weston Janis will speak on the relationship between law and religion in the Davis Courtroom at the UConn School of Law on October 10, 2018.  Janis' speech is part of a lecture series called "The Constitution of 1818: Debate and Dissent in the Land of Steady Habits" and is co-sponsored by UConn School of Law and the Connecticut Historical Society. 

Peter Kochenburger Appointed to Consumer Advisory Committee
Aug 7, 2018 -

The Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Commission announced the appointment of Professor Peter Kochenburger to the Consumer Advisory Committee on August 4, 2018. The commission met in Boston, in conjunction with the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' annual meeting. 

Richard Kay Elected President of Law Society
Aug 7, 2018 -

Professor Richard Kay was elected president of the American Society of Comparative Law, the leading organization in the United States promoting the comparative study of law, at its annual meeting in Fukuoka, Japan, in July 2018.

Sachin Pandya Files Amicus Brief in Labor Case
Jul 30, 2018 -

On July 25, 2018, Professor Sachin Pandya filed an amicus brief on behalf of labor and legal historians in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira, No. 17-340, an appeal pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. The case primarily concerns whether Congress intended the workers exemption to the Federal Arbitration Act to cover only common-law employees. Professor Pandya is counsel of record for the amici historians and wrote the brief with Professor Richard Frankel of Drexel University.