UConn Law professors at commencement 2015
Faculty Notes

The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law: 

Sara Bronin Speaks at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Feb 23, 2018 -

Professor Sara Bronin delivered the Kornblut Memorial Lecture, entitled "Building Relationships, Building Cities” at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, on Feb. 22, 2018.

Professor Jessica Rubin Named to Top Ten Animal Defenders List
Professor Jessica Rubin
Feb 22, 2018 -

Professor Jessica Rubin has been named one of the top ten animal defenders in the United States by The Animal Legal Defense Fund. Professor Rubin was instrumental in creating Desmond’s Law, the nation’s first statutory animal advocate position in criminal cruelty cases. The law allows Connecticut courts to appoint advocates, such as law students under supervision, in animal cruelty cases. She supervises students and appears in court to advocate for justice in cases of animal cruelty, making her one of the first attorneys approved to volunteer as an animal advocate.

Sara Bronin Gives Zoning Talk at Cornell
Feb 17, 2018 -

Professor Sara Bronin delivered a lecture entitled "Planning and Zoning for Resiliency: the Hartford Example" at Cornell University in Ithica, New York, on Feb. 16, 2018. The talk, hosted by Cornell University's Department of City and Regional Planning, focused on changing municipal zoning laws to encourage and support environmental preservation efforts.

Professor Anna Cabot to Discuss Immigration Law
Feb 12, 2018 -

Professor Anna Cabot, the William R. Davis clinical teaching fellow in the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic, will speak at the Simsbury Public Library on how immigration law and policy have changed since the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Her presentation will be held on March 27, 2018, at 6:30 p.m. Here topics will include sanctuary cities, the travel bans, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, family detention and refugee resettlement. Registration is requested at 860-658-7663, extension 4, or www.simsburylibrary.info

Anne Dailey Presents at Yale Workshop
Feb 7, 2018 -

Professor Ann Dailey presented research from her article "The New Law of the Child" to a faculty workshop at Yale Law School on February 5, 2018. Dailey's article presents a radical new framework for understanding children's relationship with the law. 

Richard Pomp to Speak at National Tax Symposium
Feb 5, 2018 -

Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the 2018 National Multistate Tax Symposium in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, on Feb. 9, 2018. He will moderate a panel entitled Dollars and sense—A ringside conversation.

Peter Kochenburger Reappointed NAIC Consumer Representative
Feb 5, 2018 -

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.

Sara Bronin Delivers Keynote Adress
Feb 1, 2018 -

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.

Sara Bronin Speaks at Environmental Summit
Jan 26, 2018 -

Professor Sara Bronin was a panelist at the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters' annual Environmental Summit on Jan. 25, 2018 in Hartford. She spoke on the "Clean Energy & Climate" panel, which focused on the future of alternative energy solutions in Connecticut.;

Sachin Pandya Presents Paper at AALS Annual Meeting
Jan 19, 2018 -

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.