The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Sara Bronin spoke in a panel discussion Standing Up For the Word: Sustainability and Climate Change at the conference Forty Years of Rhodes Women on Sept. 15, 2017, at the University of Oxford in England. She was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, where she earned a master's degree in Economic and Social History in 2003.
Cambridge University Press will release a book by Professor Richard Ashby Wilson, Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes, on Aug. 31, 2017. The book explores the legal questions that arise in prosecuting incitement and proposes a new way of regulating the risks of political speech. It includes an analysis of Wilson's original research on the types of hate speech most likely to raise tolerance for violence. Read more ...
Professor Richard Pomp moderated a panel discussion on Life as a State Tax Lawyer at the State & Local Tax Careers Forum on Aug. 31, 2017, at New York University School of Law. The forum addressed career opportunities for JD and LLM students interested in the state and local taxation practice area.
Professor Richard Pomp spoke on a panel at the 37th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of State Tax Judges on September 9, 2017, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He addressed issues related to state taxation in a discussion with Kirk Stark of the University of California – Los Angeles School of Law.
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit cited two papers by UConn Law Professor Alexandra Lahav in an opinion, released August 15, 2017, in In Re: Howmedica Osteonics Corp. The judges vacated an order of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to transfer the case to a District Court in California. The Third Circuit panel cited Lahav's writing on jurisdictional questions in complex litigation in Bellwether Trials, published in 2008 in the George Washington Law Review, and The Market for Preclusion in Merger Litigation, co-written with Sean J. Griffith of Fordham Law School and published in 2013 by the Vanderbilt Law Review.
Professor Peter Lindseth has been named a senior fellow of the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement at New York University School of Law. The program is "dedicated to developing a richer and deeper understanding of the causes of corporate misconduct and the nature of effective enforcement and compliance."
Professor Richard Kay presented his paper Democracy, Mixed Government and Judicial Review on July 18, 2017, at a conference honoring Professor Jeffrey Goldsworthy at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. On July 20, he presented the same paper to the law faculty at Victoria University of Wellington in Wellington, New Zealand.