The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn 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.
Professor Ángel Oquendo will speak at the Brazilian Academy of Constitutional Law in Rio de Janeiro on August 25 and 26, 2017. Oquendo will deliver two guest lectures entitled Human Rights: Procedural Guaranties in the course Criminal Procedure and Fundamental Guaranties.
Professor Ángel Oquendo is scheduled to speak at the University Interdisciplinary Colloquium at the Federal University of Santa Catarina Law School on August 16, 2017 in Florianópolis, Brazil. Oquendo's lecture is entitled Corruption and Legitimacy Crisis in Latin America.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the 50th Annual Conference of the Multistate Tax Commission on Aug. 2, 2017, in Louisville, Kentucky. He will take part in a panel entitled Through the Looking Glass: The Significance of the MTC from the Outside.
Professor Peter Kochenburger will speak in two panel discussions at the 10th Annual Global Seminar of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors, which will be held June 29 to 30, 2017, in Old Windsor, United Kingdom. The panels will address the topics ComFrame and the Insurance Capital Standard and Digitalisation in the Insurance Sector: Benefits and Risks to Consumers.