School of Law

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.  

An aerial photo of the gold cupola of the Wilbur Cross building as the sun rises in the horizon

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

Student walking outside on the UConn Law campus

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

Leslie Levin portrait

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. 

Academic Cannabis Symposium Explores Breadth of a Growing Industry

UConn’s two-day conference examined wide-ranging cannabis topics including research, health benefits, entrepreneurship, law, science, recreation, and more

Associate Dean Jessica Rubin and Teaching Fellow Tara Cooley with dogs

UConn Law’s Tara Cooley Recognized by Animal Legal Defense Fund

Cooley is a teaching fellow who serves as a court-appointed advocate in animal cruelty cases.

UConn School of Law Dean Eboni S. Nelson

Preparing for the Future of Law, From this Summer to the Next Century

UConn School of Law Dean Eboni S. Nelson talks with UConn 360 about the Supreme Court, diversity in law and education, and how UConn Law is preparing for its next 100 years

UConn Law student Farah Jean, left, and graduate Tiana Hercules '08, right, work with someone seeking a pardon at the Changing Legacies: Expungement Clinic at Capital Community College on Feb. 25, 2023.

‘This Clinic Was Everything for Me’

Expungement clinic organized by UConn Law alumna helps provide second chances for people who have served prison sentences