School of Law

Bent Cordy rides one of his COMA skateboards at the Mansfield Skate Park on Sept. 25, 2016. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Intellectual Property Clinic: Help for Inventors, Experience for Students

UConn's Intellectual Property Law Clinic assists clients with services such as patent applications, trademark registration applications, and copyright issues.

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.

A jigsaw puzzle, with one piece ('regulations') that is detached from the others, and the remaining space is labeled 'compliance.' (iStock Photo)

Corporate Compliance as Competitive Advantage

UConn researchers have developed a model of compliance that captures the trade-offs between cost and risk.

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.

Woman in detention center. (iStock Photo)

Helping Asylum-Seekers Prepare for the Courts

A group of UConn law and social work students will spend Spring Break assisting women asylum-seekers detained at a federal immigration center.

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.