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: 

Peter Kochenburger Speaks on Big Data
Mar 8, 2018 -

Professor Peter Kochenburger spoke at the Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee CLE Seminar of the American Bar Association on March 2, 2018, in Tucson, Arizona. He participated in a panel entitled The Revolution Is Now – Big Data in Claims – and Underwriting.

Molly Land Speaks at JETLaw Symposium
Mar 7, 2018 -

Professor Molly Land spoke on Jan. 25, 2018, on the Human Rights Panel at the 2018 Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law Symposium at Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville, Tennessee. Her topic was Human Rights as IP Anti-Subordination. Watch a video of her presentation.

Anne Dailey's Book Wins Psychoanalytic Association Prize
Book cover: Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective
Mar 3, 2018 -

Professor Anne Dailey received the 2018 Courage to Dream Book Prize from the American Psychoanalytic Association at its national meeting in New York on February 15, 2018, for her book Law and the Unconscious: A Psychoanalytic Perspective. The book, released in December 2017 by Yale University Press, describes the long-standing relationship between psychoanalysis and American law and demonstrates that a psychoanalytic perspective grounded in solid clinical work can bring the law into line with the reality of psychological experience. Read more about the book ...

Sara Bronin Speaks at Environmental Justice Conference
Mar 2, 2018 -

Professor Sara Bronin spoke at the Just Transition 2018 Conference at Queen Mary’s University in Edinburgh, Scotland, on March 1, 2018. Bronin's talk, entitled “Climate Planning in Low-Income Communities,” concerned ways of moving toward a low-carbon economy without hurting low-income people and families.

Mathilde Cohen Speaks on Food Systems Panel
Feb 27, 2018 -

Professor Mathilde Cohen spoke on a panel entitled "Making Milk. The Past, Present and Future of Our Primary Food" at the 5th Annual Yale Food Systems Symposium at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, on February 23, 2018.

Alexandra Lahav to Speak on Judge Posner's Legacy
Feb 26, 2018 -

Professor Alexandra Lahav will speak on March 2, 2018, at Columbia University in New York City at the conference Posner on Class Actions, which will explore the impact of Judge Richard Posner, retired judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, on class action jurisprudence She will take part in a panel discussion Class Settlement, Fees, Claims Administration.

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