ILC Faculty Notes

 

The awards, accomplishments, speaking engagements and news of the distinguished faculty of the Insurance Law Center at the University of Connecticut School of Law: 

Professors Speak at Law Library Meeting
Jul 19, 2018 -

Professors Jessica de Perio Wittman and Peter Kochenburger spoke in a panel discussion entitled "Businesses Be Warned: Data Breaches Don't Discriminate" on July 16, 2018, at the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries in Baltimore, Maryland.

Alexandra Lahav Co-Authors Amicus Brief
Jul 11, 2018 -

Professor Alexandra Lahav has co-authored an amicus brief signed by 20 civil procedure law professors in B.K. v. McKay. The brief supports the plaintiffs in the class action suit, which was filed on behalf of minors in the Arizona foster care system alleging widespread and systematic failures by the state. Defendants moved to dismiss the case on the grounds that the U.S. District Court lacks jurisdiction. The brief supported the plaintiffs' requests for declaratory and injunctive relief. Lahav's co-authors are David Marcus, Maureen Carroll and Adam Zimmerman.

Peter Lindseth Speaks in Paris
Jun 28, 2018 -

Professor Peter L. Lindseth spoke at the Sciences Po Law School in Paris on two recent occasions. On June 21, 2018, he spoke during the Intensive Doctoral Week program on the topic "Comparative-Historical Method in the Study of Administrative Law: A Theoretical Framework" in a panel discussion on "A New Approach to Comparison in Administrative Law." The following day he discussed "Transforming factors in administrative law" at The Future of Administrative Law conference.

Peter Lindseth Speaks in Hong Kong
Jun 27, 2018 -

Professor Peter L. Lindseth spoke on the topic "Administrative Democracy" on a panel at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Public Law at the University of Hong Kong on June 25, 2018.

ABA Honors Alexandra Lahav for Book
ABA Honors Alexandra Lahav for Book
May 24, 2018 -

The American Bar Association honored Professor Alexandra Lahav with an honorable mention in the prestigious 2018 Silver Gavel Awards for her book In Praise of Litigation. The book, published in February 2017 by Oxford University Press, refutes the notion that the United States is awash in frivolous lawsuits and describes how restrictions on the ability to bring suit undermine a pillar of American democracy. Read more about the book ...

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