The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty of the Insurance Law Center at the University of Connecticut School of Law:
Professor Peter Kochenburger will speak at the Fall Meeting of the Casualty Actuaries of New England on Oct. 11, 2019 in Worcester, Massachusetts. He and David Snyder, vice president of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, will discuss and debate insurance regulation and public policy in a session on the "Future of Insurance Regulations."
Professor Sachin Pandya will present a paper titled “What Taft-Hartley Did to Joint-Employer Doctrine” on Oct. 11, 2019, at the Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Employment and Labor Law, in Las Vegas.
Professor Sachin S. Pandya co-wrote an amicus brief, filed September 30, 2019 in the U.S. Supreme Court, on behalf of employment-law professors in Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American-Owned Media, No. 18-1171. This case concerns whether a plaintiff alleging race discrimination under the Civil Rights Act of 1866, codified as amended at 42 U.S.C. § 1981, must prove but-for causation.
Professor Jessica Rubin will be inducted into Connecticut Humane Society’s Gertrude O. Lewis Humanitarian Society on November 9, 2019 at the anual Diamonds in the Ruff gala auction. She is only the fifth person to earn the prestigious designation. Rubin was instrumental in drafting and implementing Desmond’s Law, which allows Connecticut courts to appoint advocates, including law students under supervision, in animal cruelty cases. .
Professor Peter Kochenburger will speak on August 5, 2019 at the Center for Insurance Policy and Research presentation on Demystifying the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Insurance at the annual Summer National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners in New York City. He will take part in a panel discussion about "The Impact of AI on the Future of Insurance."