School of Law

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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. 

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

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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

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Anne Dailey and Julia Simon-Kerr Named to Professorships

Both professorships are awarded on the basis of scholarship. Dailey's work involves family law, children and the law, constitutional law, and law and psychoanalysis. Simon-Kerr is a leading scholar on evidence.

Graduate Brings Two UConn Law Degrees and Clinical Experience to U.N. Job

Knowledge acquired through the Human Rights and Social Justice LLM program and training in the Asylum and Human Rights Clinic prepared Fatimata Belem for a tough job with the United Nations.

2023 PILG Auction reception

Annual Auction Raises $30,000 for Public Interest Fellowships

Hot items at the auction included tickets for dinner and dancing with the law school deans, Disney Park passes, and a student's painting of the UConn Law library.

Deborah N. Archer

Deborah N. Archer to Speak at UConn Law Commencement

Archer is president of the American Civil Liberties Union and co-faculty director of the Center on Race, Inequality and the Law at the New York University School of Law.