School of Law

A jigsaw puzzle, with one piece ('regulations') that is detached from the others, and the remaining space is labeled 'compliance.' (iStock Photo)

Corporate Compliance as Competitive Advantage

UConn researchers have developed a model of compliance that captures the trade-offs between cost and risk.

UConn Law, Social Work Contingent Devotes Spring Break to Helping Asylum Seekers

Ten UConn Law students spent spring break interviewing immigrant detainees behind the walls of the York County Prison in Pennsylvania and working late into the night to help prepare their asylum applications.

Gravestones at the Potočari genocide memorial near Srebrenica. (Michael Büker Photo, via Wikimedia Commons)

Conviction, Acquittal: The Balkan War Crimes Verdicts

The verdicts of the UN tribunal against two perpetrators accused of crimes against humanity are discussed by UConn law and human rights professor Richard Wilson.

Kim Katrin Milan and her husband, Tiq Milan, delivered the keynote address at the symposium LGBTQ Youth and the Law at UConn School of Law on March 4, 2016.

Symposium Addresses Legal Issues Faced by LGBTQ Youth

The legal community’s focus on such victories as same-sex marriage obscures the challenges that LGBTQ people continue to face, including homelessness, violence and discrimination in the workplace, according to the keynote speakers at a UConn Law symposium.

Woman in detention center. (iStock Photo)

Helping Asylum-Seekers Prepare for the Courts

A group of UConn law and social work students will spend Spring Break assisting women asylum-seekers detained at a federal immigration center.

Students in the Business Law Negotiation Competition.

Law and Business Students Negotiate Together

About 40 UConn business and law students competed and collaborated last week in the second annual Business Law Negotiation Competition, working on the first day of the competition to settle a business dispute and on the second day to reach an agreement to build a dam.

Judge Christopher F. Droney

Judge Droney to Speak, Receive Honorary Degree at Commencement

Judge Christopher F. Droney will receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws at the May 22, 2016, commencement of UConn School of Law, where he will also be the featured speaker.

Preston Green, professor of educational leadership, Neag School. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

A Charter School Warning

A UConn education and law professor warns of similarities between charter school growth and the subprime mortgage crisis.

map of Indian land cessions in Nebraska

UConn Law Professor Writes Supreme Court Brief

UConn Law Professor Bethany Berger was a lead author with Professor Colette Routel of Mitchell Hamline Law of an amicus brief filed Dec. 22 on behalf of 17 historians, political scientists and law professors in the U.S. Supreme Court case Nebraska v. Parker. The case considers whether the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska is diminished—meaning its […]

Graduation cap with a yellow tassel denoting the LLM degree. (123RF.com Photo)

Law School Announces New Intellectual Property Degree

The new degree will be the only one in New England with a focus on policy and global intellectual property law.