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 Jessica Rubin, director of the UConn School of Law Legal Practice Program, received a 2017 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Public Engagement, honoring her work with international lawyers and her leadership in the fields of negotiation and animal advocacy. The award was presented at a ceremony on Nov. 14, 2017, in the Great Hall at the Alumni Center at the university's main campus in Storrs. Read more ...
Professor Peter Lindseth will speak on the topic The Comparative-Historical Method in the Study of Administrative Law on Nov. 13, 2017, at the Faculty of Law of the Sapienza University of Rome.
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.
A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit cited two papers by UConn Law Professor Alexandra Lahav in an opinion, released August 15, 2017, in In Re: Howmedica Osteonics Corp. The judges vacated an order of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to transfer the case to a District Court in California. The Third Circuit panel cited Lahav's writing on jurisdictional questions in complex litigation in Bellwether Trials, published in 2008 in the George Washington Law Review, and The Market for Preclusion in Merger Litigation, co-written with Sean J. Griffith of Fordham Law School and published in 2013 by the Vanderbilt Law Review.
Professor Peter Lindseth has been named a senior fellow of the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement at New York University School of Law. The program is "dedicated to developing a richer and deeper understanding of the causes of corporate misconduct and the nature of effective enforcement and compliance."