The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty at UConn School of Law:
Professor Jon Bauer will speak on October 26, 2018 at a symposium entitled "Trauma-Informed Justice" at the Quinnipiac School of Law in North Haven, Connecticut. Bauer served on the committee that organized the event and will take part in a panel discussion about working with expert witnesses on the psychological impacts of trauma. The symposium is sponsored by The Connecticut Bar Foundation James W. Cooper Fellows, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and Quinnipiac School of Law.
Professor Molly Land spoke on October 12, 2018, in a panel disucssion entitled "Dangerous Art and Censorship" at the William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. The event was part of The Salon at Benton series.
Professor Sara Bronin will deliver the keynote address at the The 30th Annual Conference on Urban and Community Forestry and 14th Annual Forest Forum on October 31, 2018. The forum will be held in Plantsville, Connecticut, and will feature several experts on local and urban forestry. Bronin will discuss how local communities can plan for some of the anticipated impacts of climate change. The forum is hosted by the Connecticut Urban Forest Council.
Professor Richard Pomp will debate attorney Jordan Goodman in the "Battle for the Championship of SALT Nerdom" at the 25th Annual Paul J. Hartman State and Local Tax Forum on October 19, 2018. The debate is part of a three-day event at Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville.
Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the National Conference of Tax Judges' 38th Annual Meeting, hosted by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy in Chicago. The conference, which runs from October 11 to 13, 2018, will feature several panels of national tax experts. Pomp will speak on a panel discussing the impact of federal tax reform on state and local taxes and on a panel discussing state tax programs.
Professor Richard Pomp will be panelist in a webinar entitled "Way Un-Fair - The Current State of State Income Tax Nexus in and E-Commerce World," at 2 p.m. on October 16, 2018. The webinar, sponsored by the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, will examine the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court?s recent Wayfair decision on state and local income taxation.
Professor Sara Bronin will moderate a panel discussing development in Hartford's downtown area on October 4, 2018. The panel discussion will be hosted by Crew CT, and sponsored by Pullman & Conley, LLC, a Hartford-area law firm. The event will be held at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center from 7:30-9:00a.m.
Professor Sara Bronin gave a presentation entitled "Curating Cities: How Law Changes What We See" on September 25, 2018, at the Tenement Museum in New York City. The event was co-hosted by UConn’s schools of Law, Fine Arts and Business. Read more ...
Professor Bethany Berger has co-written an amicus brief on behalf of the National Congress of American Indians in a U.S. Supreme Court case concerning whether the Creek Reservation still exists in Oklahoma. If the Supreme Court affirms the decision of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeal in Murphy v. Royal, it would mean that a number of Eastern Oklahoma cities and towns, including Tulsa, are within the borders of the reservation. Berger’s brief, written with Professor Colette Routel of Mitchell Hamline School of Law, argues that Supreme Court precedent requires the justices to affirm the reservation’s status, which could improve services for both Creeks and non-Indians on the reservation. Read more ...
Rowman & Littlefield has released "Knowing Self, Changing Self: The Interplay of Reality, Fantasy, and Friendship," by Professor Thomas Morawetz. The book, which reflects Morawetz's scholarship in philosophy, was co-written with mental health therapist Scotty Enyart. It considers how an individual's sense of identity develops less through introspection than through experiences with other people---and how identity is a work in progress throughout one’s life. Read more ...