School of Law

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Dying with Dignity: The Legal Landscape

As California legalizes assisted suicide for terminally ill patients, a UConn Law professor explains the legal issues involved.

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UConn Law Professors File Brief with U.S. Supreme Court

The brief offers expert information relevant to an appeal by Tyson Foods that could affect the future of class action suits.

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Privacy, Security, and the Legacy of 9/11

A UConn privacy law expert discusses how legal and policy changes after the terrorist attacks of 9/11 have affected personal privacy in the U.S.

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Affordable Care Act in the Balance

UConn Law professor John Cogan discusses the Supreme Court case challenging the Act, saying that it had the potential to cause chaos in many states' health insurance markets.

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New Graduate Program Combines Educational Leadership, Law

The program will prepare professionals to manage the wide variety of legal issues that school administrators face.

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Redistricting Case Could Disrupt State Election Laws

A lawsuit now before the Supreme Court has the potential to disrupt election laws across the country, says a UConn Law professor.

Patchwork of Privacy Laws Surround Office Email

Sachin Pandya of UConn Law discusses workplace privacy and the rights of employers and employees.

FCC to Consider ‘Net Neutrality’

Will high speed internet service providers join the ranks of public utilities?

A view of the Thomas J. Meskill Law Library at the University of Connecticut School of Law in Hartford. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn Law Creates Two New Master’s Degrees

The new degree programs in human rights and social justice and energy and environmental law are intended to meet emerging needs in society.

A cartoon depicting the Hartford Convention (Dec. 15, 1814-Jan. 5, 1815), a secret meeting of Federalist delegates from Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont, at Hartford, Conn., inspired by Federalist opposition to President James Madison’s mercantile policies and the War of 1812. ( Image)

The Hartford Convention and the Specter of Secession

Law professor Mark Janis looks back 200 years to the time when New England nearly pulled out of the national union.