School of Law

UConn School of Law Associated Dean Karen DeMeola.

UConn School of Law Assistant Dean Karen DeMeola Confirmed as Judge

'Dean DeMeola has had a profound impact on UConn Law, the legal profession and the legal community in Connecticut and beyond'

UConn Law and Otis ‘Lift the Law’ with Boys & Girls Club

UConn Law students and professors as well as lawyers from Otis Worldwide contributed to a program to expose members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford to the law, legal careers and educational paths.

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2023 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

Speakers from a broad range of fields and backgrounds will share their wisdom with UConn's Class of 2023

UConn Law Student Aids Refugees in Jordan

While studying abroad, Shae Heitz ’24 spent a week working with IRAP’s program to assist refugees in Jordan requesting resettlement.

Professor Mathilde Cohen Brings Class to CT Foodshare

UConn Law's Food Law and Policy class volunteered at Connecticut Foodshare as part of learning about policies around food insecurities.

Guneet Josen

Clerkship Helped UConn Law Graduate Find His Place

Guneet Josen '21 shared his story at a Center for Career Development event for alumni of color to speak about their clerkship experience. The event aimed to inspire other law students to seek similar opportunities.

Keynote Speaker NYU Law Professor Melissa Murray speaks in front of a large audience.

UConn Law Symposium Explores the Role of Parental Rights

Three panels of scholars and legal practitioners explored the way parental rights affect school curriculum, gender-affirming care, and family regulation.  

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UConn Research Announces First Recipients of Seed Funding For Inclusive Research Initiatives

JEDI – Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – rewards projects that support interdisciplinary research, scholarship, and creative work

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New Scholarship Helps Give Underrepresented Students a Sense of Belonging at UConn Law

The Constance Belton Green Diversity Fund provides transformational scholarships and sponsors important social justice programming

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Leslie Levin Wins 2023 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.