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: 

Miguel de Figuerido to Speak on Juvenile Recidivism
Mar 20, 2017 -

Professor Miguel de Figuerido will speak on the topic Does Sentencing Juveniles as Adults Increase Recidivism? on March 22, 2017, at the Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto.

UConn Law Faculty Members Speak at Storrs Political Conflict Event
Mar 18, 2017 -

Professors Jon Bauer, Bethany Berger, Douglas Spencer and R. Kent Newmyer spoke on the main UConn campus at Storrs on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, on a panel entitled The Stakes of U.S. Politics, Law, and Citizenship. The panel was part of the program What’s at Stake? U.S. Rights and Responsibilities during Political Conflict organized by the UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Sara Bronin to Speak at Northeast Organic Farming Association Conference
Mar 16, 2017 -

Professor Sara Bronin will speak at the Northeast Organic Farming Association Conference on March 11, 2017, in Danbury, Connecticut. Bronin's speech is entitled Urban Agriculture, Sustainability, & the Law: A Hartford Case Study.

Sachin Pandya Presents Paper at Washburn Law
Feb 24, 2017 -

On February 23, 2016, Professor Sachin Pandya presented a paper, Joint Liability Without Joint Employer, at the Future of Labor and Employment Law: Power, Policies, and Politics Symposium, at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas.

Sara Bronin Named Distinguished Energy Law Scholar at Vermont Law School
Sara Bronin
Feb 20, 2017 -

Professor Sara Bronin has been invited to serve as a distinguished visiting scholar of Energy Law at the Vermont Law School for the 2017 summer residency. Each scholar will give a public lecture in his or her area of expertise meet with students individually. Bronin will deliver a lecture entitled A Model Zoning Code Advancing Energy & Environment: The Hartford Example on June 22.

Sachin Pandya Co-Authors Brief in New York Employment Case
Feb 17, 2017 -

Professor Sachin Pandya co-authored an amicus brief, filed February 16, 2016 on behalf of several non-profit organizations, in Griffin v. Sirva, Inc., No. CTQ-2016-00002, a case currently before the New York Court of Appeals. The appeal concerns New York law that prohibits any person from denying employment to any individual because of his or her criminal conviction history.

Sara Bronin to Speak at American Planning Association Annual Conference
Feb 14, 2017 -

Professor Sara Bronin will deliver a speech entitled Transit Oriented Development in Connecticut: the Hartford Example at the American Planning Association Conference on May 9, 2017, in New York, New York. Bronin will be accompanied by five other speakers who will discuss how different regions in Connecticut are implementing transit oriented development.

Sara Bronin to Speak at Tufts University
Feb 14, 2017 -

Professor Sara Bronin will deliver a lecture entitled Zoning for the Post-Industrial City: Hartford’s New Sustainable Form-Based Code on March 15, 2017, at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Bronin's talk is a part of the Tufts Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning Spring 2017 Colloquium Series.

Richard Pomp Speaks at Tax Symposium
Feb 7, 2017 -

Professor Richard Pomp spoke on Feb. 3, 2017, at the The 2017 National Multistate Tax Symposium: Disappearing borders – positioning for greater certainty. He debated topics related to state tax policy with David Brunori of George Washington University and Douglas L. Lindholm, president of the Counicl on State Taxation. The symposium was presented by Deloitte Tax LLP in collaboration with the Tax Section of the Florida Bar in Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

Peter Kochenburger Reappointed NAIC Consumer Liaison Representative
Feb 2, 2017 -

Professor Peter Kochenburger has been reappointed a consumer liason representative for the National Association of Insurance Commissioners for 2017. Kochenburger is one of 35 consumer liaisons who advise commissioners on consumer interests relating to the insurance industry by promoting interaction between consumers and commission members. Kochenburger has been a consumer representative since 2010.