The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Mark Dubois spoke at the Connecticut Bar Association's Professionalism Boot Camp on Dec. 6, 2019, in New Britain, Connecticut, in a presentation titled: Ethical Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media.
Professor Sara Bronin will speak at the Property Law and State & Local Government Law Joint Program at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 4, 2020. She will participate in a panel discussion about efforts around the United States to overcome barriers to zoning reform.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the NYU School of Professional Studies Institute on State and Local Taxation in New York City on December 16, 2019. He and Jeffrey A. Friedman, a partner in Eversheds Sutherland, will provide an overview and preview of federal constitutional issues in taxation.
Professor Mark Dubois led a seminar on transitioning out of the practice of law at a Connecticut Bar Association event, The Path Out: Succession Planning and Leaving the Practice of Law, on Dec. 4, 2019, in New Britain, Connecticut.
Professor Peter Kochenburger has been named to the Connecticut Insurance Department’s new Advisory Council on Regulation. The council is charged with developing suggestions "related to regulations that affect the insurance industry and consumers."
Professor Sara Bronin will give two presentations at the Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University Law School in Paris, France. On Nov. 27, 2019, she will give a lecture entitled “Federal Protection of Historic Properties in the United States" and on Nov. 28, 2019 she will give a lecture entitled “Zoning in the United States."
Professor Mark Dubois spoke to the Tolland County Bar Association on Nov. 21, 2019, in Tolland, Connecticut, about ethics and the state of legal practice.
Professor Jessica Rubin was inducted into Connecticut Humane Society’s Gertrude O. Lewis Humanitarian Society on November 9, 2019 at the annual Diamonds in the Ruff gala. She is only the fifth person to earn the prestigious designation. Rubin was instrumental in drafting and implementing Desmond’s Law, which allows Connecticut courts to appoint advocates, including law students under supervision, in animal cruelty cases. Read more.
Professor Sara Bronin will speak as a panelist on the topic of "Evaluating Recent Zoning Reform Efforts” at a symposium on zoning reform at Suffolk Law School in Boston on Nov. 15, 2019.