Siting Energy Infrastructure
On September 20, Professor Sara Bronin will present "Interjurisdictional Issues in Siting Energy Infrastructure: The Quiet Revolution and Renewables" at the 12th Kratovil Conference on Real Estate Law & Practice in Chicago.
Professor Bronin joined the faculty in 2006 and is an associate professor of law and the co-director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Law. She has researched and published in the area of property, land use, historic preservation, green building, and renewable energy law. Her scholarship focuses on creating economically and environmentally sustainable American cities.
Professor Bronin has served as one of the lead attorneys for the mixed-use, transit-oriented, LEED-Platinum-designed 360 State Street project. She has also been the president of the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association (during the year it won the Hispanic National Bar's Affiliate of the Year Award), the vice president of the Hartford Historic Preservation/Properties Commissions, and a board member of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. She is an affiliated faculty member of the University of Connecticut Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering and has coordinated several Gallivan Conferences in real property law. After successfully completing all licensing requirements, Professor Bronin expects to officially become a licensed architect in the state of Connecticut in September 2011.
Recent Homepage Highlights
Professor Jessica Rubin will be teaching US law and legal writing for the Open Society Foundation at Bilgi University in Istanbul. Rubin teaches legal research and writing in the Lawyering Process program at the Law School.
On June 18, Professor Sara Bronin will make a presentation at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association on "Legal Tools to Address Climate Change" at a panel discussion entitle "Following the Path of the Storm: Legal and Legislative Challenges in Addressing Rising Sea Levels on the Connecticut Coastline."
On June 18, Professor Mark W. Janis will lecture on "Freedom of Religion and European Human Rights Law" at the University of Oxford, England.
On June 17, Professor Alexandra Lahav will speak at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) where she will comment on the proposed changes to the Federal rules of civil procedure.
On June 17, Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the twenty-third annual Summer Tax Institute at University of California - Davis.
Jennifer Brooks-Crozier '12 is the author of "Put Up Your Dukes: The Fight Over Commonality in the Era of Wal-Mart v. Dukes" (19 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 711 (2013)).