UConn Law professors at commencement 2015
Faculty Notes

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

Molly Land Moderates International Criminal Law Panel
Apr 10, 2018 -

Professor Molly Land moderated a panel entitled: "New Technologies in International Criminal and Human Rights Investigations and Fact Finding" in Washington, D.C. on April 5, 2018. The panel was part of a three-day annual meeting of the American Society of International Law

Sara Bronin Speaks at University of Houston Law Center
Apr 10, 2018 -

Professor Sara Bronin presented a work in progress, "Comprehensive Rezonings," on April 9, 2018, as part of the 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series at the University of Houston Law Center.

Timothy Fisher, Kent Newmyer to Speak at History Workshop
Apr 9, 2018 -

UConn Law Dean Timothy Fisher and Professor R. Kent Newmyer will speak April 19, 2018, at a workshop History and the Law, part of the Draper Workshop Series hosted by the University of Connecticut Department of History at the campus in Storrs. Professor Manisha Sinha, Draper Chair in American History, will moderate the discussion, which will also feature Professor Martha S. Jones of Johns Hopkins University and Professor Ariella Gross of the USC Gould School of Law. The panelists will focus on how the law has helped construct and deconstruct notions of servitude, race, and citizenship in American history.

Mark Janis to Judge International Moot Court Competition
Mar 28, 2018 -

Professor Mark Weston Janis will serve as a judge in the octafinal and quarterfinal rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C., on April 4 and 5, 2018.

Peter Lindseth Speaks at GWU Law Conference
Mar 27, 2018 -

Professor Peter L. Lindseth spoke at a conference, "The EU at a Crossroads: From Technocracy to High Politics?", on March 24, 2018, at George Washington School of Law in Washington, D.C. He participated in a panel entitled "The EU’s democratic deficit, revisited."

Anne Dailey Presents at Association's Annual Conference
Mar 19, 2018 -

Professor Anne Dailey spoke at the Association for the Study of Law, Culture and Humanities' 21st annual meeting at Georgeotwn Law School in Washington, D.C., on March 16, 2018. Dailey presented on her book "Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective."

Alexandra Lahav's Book is Finalist for ABA Award
Book cover: In Praise of Litigation, ALEXANDRA LAHAV
Mar 14, 2018 -

Professor Alexandra Lahav's book In Praise of Litigation has been named a finalist for the American Bar Association's 2018 Silver Gavel Book Award. The book debunks the premise that the United States is awash in frivolous lawsuits and outrageous damage awards and describes how restrictions on the ability to bring suit undermine a pillar of American democracy. It was published in February 2017 by Oxford University Press. Read more about the book ...

Richard Pomp to Speak at ABA/ITP Seminars
Mar 12, 2018 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak twice at the 2018 American Bar Association / Institute for Professionals in Taxation Advanced Tax Seminars in New Orleans. On March 19, he will participate in a panel entitled Funny Guys Discussing Hot Topics and on March 20 he will take part in an in-depth, point-counter-point discussion entitled the Annual Big Easy Brawl.

Jessica Rubin to Speak at GW Law
Mar 12, 2018 -

Professor Jessica Rubin will speak with Connecticut state Rep. Diana Urban in a panel discussion about Desmond's Law on April 4, 2018, at George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. Urban and Rubin worked together to pass the law, which allows the court to appoint lawyers or law students as advocates in animal abuse cases, in Connecticut. The Washington event is co-sponsored by the District of Columbia Bar's Animal Law Committee and the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund at George Washington Law.

Mark Janis Moderates Book Discussion
Mar 8, 2018 -

Professor Mark Weston Janis served as moderator of a discussion on March 6, 2018, with Scott J. Shapiro, Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School, about his book The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World. John E. Noyes, past president of the American Branch of the International Law Association and emeritus professor at Cal Western also took part in the conversation, which was held at UConn School of Law and sponsored by the student-run Human Rights Law Association.