The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Sara Bronin will speak on the topic Zoning for the Post-Industrial City: Hartford’s New Sustainable Form-Based Code at the International Municipal Lawyers Association Conference in Niagara Falls, New York, on Oct. 15, 2017. She will also give the keynote address on the topic of Zoning in Hartford at a Pioneer Valley Development Council Meeting on Nov. 9, 2017 and will speak to the Connecticut Green Bank Peer-to-Peer Network on Dec. 15, 2017 on the topic Hartford’s Zoning Code.
Professor Sara Bronin gave a presentation On Land Use Law in the U.S. Restatement (Fourth) of Property on Sept. 21, 2017, at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, Spain. On Sept. 22, 2017, she spoke at the International Urban Law Congress: Architectural Heritage, Sites & Landscapes Seized By Urban Law, held at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, participating in a panel on The Instruments For Protection, Enhancement And Promotion.
Professor Sachin Pandya presented a paper entitled Joint Liability Without Joint Employer: Aiding-Abetting Liability in U.S. Work Law at the meeting of the Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sept. 16, 2017.
Professor Sara Bronin spoke in a panel discussion Standing Up For the Word: Sustainability and Climate Change at the conference Forty Years of Rhodes Women on Sept. 15, 2017, at the University of Oxford in England. She was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, where she earned a master's degree in Economic and Social History in 2003.
Cambridge University Press will release a book by Professor Richard Ashby Wilson, Incitement on Trial: Prosecuting International Speech Crimes, on Aug. 31, 2017. The book explores the legal questions that arise in prosecuting incitement and proposes a new way of regulating the risks of political speech. It includes an analysis of Wilson's original research on the types of hate speech most likely to raise tolerance for violence. Read more ...
Professor Richard Pomp moderated a panel discussion on Life as a State Tax Lawyer at the State & Local Tax Careers Forum on Aug. 31, 2017, at New York University School of Law. The forum addressed career opportunities for JD and LLM students interested in the state and local taxation practice area.
Professor Richard Pomp spoke on a panel at the 37th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of State Tax Judges on September 9, 2017, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He addressed issues related to state taxation in a discussion with Kirk Stark of the University of California – Los Angeles School of Law.