School of Law

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UConn Provost Announces Awards for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship

The Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship (PAECES) recognize scholarly activities that integrate community engagement with research, creative work, and teaching

Ellen Ash Peters

In Memoriam: Chief Justice Ellen Ash Peters

Her distinguished and groundbreaking career included a long and impactful connection with the UConn School of Law.

An aerial view of students wearing cap and gown posing for Commencement photos at the gateway sign

UConn Celebrates Promotion and Tenure of 91 Faculty

Evaluations for promotion, tenure, and reappointment apply the highest standards of professional achievement in scholarship, teaching, and service for each faculty member evaluated

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UConn Law Rises in National Ranking

The ranking reflects strong performances in the bar exam and employment outcomes for the Class of 2022.

Bethany Berger Wins 2024 UConn Law Teaching Award

The Perry Zirkel ’76 Distinguished Teaching Award was established in 2016 through the generosity of Perry Zirkel, who graduated from the UConn School of Law in 1976.

Curtis Tearte stands in the entrance to the UConn Law Library

UConn Law Graduate Taps His Retirement Fund to Boost Scholarship

Curtis Tearte ’78 and his wife Jylla are excited about providing scholarships for academic credit, global study programs, and unique immersion experiences for students.

Professor Colin Tait of UConn Law.

In Memoriam: UConn Law Professor Colin C. Tait

Tait joined the UConn Law faculty in 1966 and retired in 1999, taking emeritus status as a research scholar.

Stephen Bright stands at a podium, gesturing as he speaks.

Stephen Bright to Speak at UConn Law 2024 Commencement

Bright recently published “The Fear of Too Much Justice: Race, Poverty, and the Persistence of Inequality in the Criminal Courts” with former UConn Law professor James Kwak.

James Stark sits on a desk at the front of a classroom.

Bar Association Recognizes UConn Law Professor and Graduate

Professor Emeritus James H. Stark will be granted the Tapping Reeve Legal Educator Award, while graduate Lucy Potter '84 will receive the Charles J. Parker Legal Services Award.

Ten UConn Law Grads Named James W. Cooper Fellows

“I am tremendously proud to see so many of our accomplished and deserving alumni chosen as James W. Cooper Fellows,” UConn Law Dean Eboni S. Nelson said.