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Professor Peter Lindseth
September 30, 2014 - Peter Lindseth, the Olympiad S. Ioffe Professor of International and Comparative Law and Director of International Programs, is returning to the Netherlands from September 28 to October 11 as KNAW Visiting Professor at the law school of Tilburg University, one of UConn Law's most steadfast international partners. Read More »
September 29, 2014 - The World Trade Organization set forth the principles of free trade: Trade without discrimination, freer trade, predictability, promoting free competition and encouragement of development and economic reform. The diversity of national legislations combined with the array of long-arm statutes on a domestic level increase the complexity associated with doing business across borders. Read More »
September 25, 2014 - In the past twelve years, the U.S. has waged two concurrent ground wars. The cost of these wars is painfully apparent in the amount of blood and treasure poured into them. What is not so apparent is the damage wrought on the mental health of those who fought and survived, but the costs have been great. Read More »
September 24, 2014 - This Symposium will focus on the Theory of Disparate Impact, its practical application and doctrinal viability. Panels will discuss, among other things, the practical use and effect of the theory across various industries, such as housing, lending, and employment, as well as how the Supreme Court may be expected to rule on the disparate impact doctrine and what viable alternatives, if any, may exist. Read More »
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September 24, 2014 - We know many within our community lack access to adequate shelter, food, and medicine.  However, in our drive to meet these necessities, we often overlook access to something just as fundamental— books, which are a necessity for learning, mental acuity, and economic prosperity.  Sadly, a recent study found that two thirds of poor U.S. Read More »