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Students Find Inspiration Networking With Practicing Lawyers

At 31, Jesse King ’19 has served in the U.S. Army, earned an undergraduate degree in genetics and worked in a laboratory. When he decided to pursue a JD at UConn School of Law, he knew he wanted to be a lawyer but had no idea what path he wanted to pursue in practice. That is […]

orientation class at UConn School of Law

New Law Students Already Making Their Mark

The 110 incoming JD students and another 43 LL.M. students who started their studies this semester at UConn School of Law are already proving themselves to be highly engaged in their classes and with the community.

Law School Dean Timothy S. Fisher, center, and students on the campus of UConn Law. (Lanny Nagler Photography for UConn)

UConn Law Degree ‘Pays Off’

The UConn School of Law is in the top 10 'law schools that pay off,' according to a new analysis by U.S. News & World Report.

UConn Law, Social Work Contingent Devotes Spring Break to Helping Asylum Seekers

Ten UConn Law students spent spring break interviewing immigrant detainees behind the walls of the York County Prison in Pennsylvania and working late into the night to help prepare their asylum applications.

Gravestones at the Potočari genocide memorial near Srebrenica. (Michael Büker Photo, via Wikimedia Commons)

Conviction, Acquittal: The Balkan War Crimes Verdicts

The verdicts of the UN tribunal against two perpetrators accused of crimes against humanity are discussed by UConn law and human rights professor Richard Wilson.

Kim Katrin Milan and her husband, Tiq Milan, delivered the keynote address at the symposium LGBTQ Youth and the Law at UConn School of Law on March 4, 2016.

Symposium Addresses Legal Issues Faced by LGBTQ Youth

The legal community’s focus on such victories as same-sex marriage obscures the challenges that LGBTQ people continue to face, including homelessness, violence and discrimination in the workplace, according to the keynote speakers at a UConn Law symposium.

Students in the Business Law Negotiation Competition.

Law and Business Students Negotiate Together

About 40 UConn business and law students competed and collaborated last week in the second annual Business Law Negotiation Competition, working on the first day of the competition to settle a business dispute and on the second day to reach an agreement to build a dam.

Judge Christopher F. Droney

Judge Droney to Speak, Receive Honorary Degree at Commencement

Judge Christopher F. Droney will receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at the May 22, 2016, commencement of UConn School of Law, where he will also be the featured speaker.

map of Indian land cessions in Nebraska

UConn Law Professor Writes Supreme Court Brief

UConn Law Professor Bethany Berger was a lead author with Professor Colette Routel of Mitchell Hamline Law of an amicus brief filed Dec. 22 on behalf of 17 historians, political scientists and law professors in the U.S. Supreme Court case Nebraska v. Parker. The case considers whether the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska is diminished—meaning its […]

Graduation cap with a yellow tassel denoting the LLM degree. ( Photo)

Law School Announces New Intellectual Property Degree

The new degree will be the only one in New England with a focus on policy and global intellectual property law.