The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners recently reappointed Professor Peter Kochenburger to the post of consumer liaison representative. He is one of 37 experts who provide insurance regulators with direction and support. Kochenburger, executive director of the Insurance LLM Program and deputy director of the Insurance Law Center, has been a consumer representative since 2010.
Professor Sara Bronin was the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Providence Preservation Society on Jan. 31, 2018. Her presentation, entitled "Preservation in the Trump Era," focused on the history of preservation law and discussed ways to mobilize local environmental efforts.
Professor Sachin Pandya presented a paper, titled Joint Liability Without Joint Employer: Aiding-Abetting Liability in US Work Law, at the Association of American Law Schools 2018 Annual Meeting in San Diego on January 5, 2018.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the 27th Annual Ohio Tax Conference in Columbus on January 24, 2018. He will debate Fredrick J. Nicely, senior tax counsel for the Council on State Taxation, in a discussion entitled Truth and Justice: What’s Good & Bad In State Tax Administration.
Professor Jessica Rubin will speak to the Animal Law Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association in New Orleans on Dec. 15, 2017. She will describe Connecticut's animal advocacy program, established under Desmond's Law, which she and her students help pass and implement.
Professor Ángel Oquendo spoke at the Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America symposium at the University of California Berkeley School of Law on December 9, 2017, on the topic of human rights courts.
Professor Willajeanne McLean is scheduled to speak on Dec. 5, 2017, at the International Conference on New Paradigms of Law at the National Chengchi University College of Law in Taipei, Taiwan. She will give a presentation entitled (Re)Presentations of Race and Culture in Intellectual Property Law of the European Union and the United States.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the 36th Institute on State and Local Taxation in New York City on Dec. 4, 2017.He will address the most significant constitutional cases in state taxation over the past year in a presentation entitled Review and Preview of Federal Constitutional Issues with attorney Jeffrey A. Friedman.
Professor Jessica Rubin, director of the UConn School of Law Legal Practice Program, received a 2017 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Public Engagement, honoring her work with international lawyers and her leadership in the fields of negotiation and animal advocacy. The award was presented at a ceremony on Nov. 14, 2017, in the Great Hall at the Alumni Center at the university's main campus in Storrs. Read more ...