UConn School of Law - 100 - Justice Starts Here 1921-2021

1921-2021: Justice Starts Here

The University of Connecticut School of Law, founded as the Hartford College of Law in 1921, has grown from a night school with classrooms in a downtown Hartford commercial building to a distinguished law school with a national reputation and a stunning Collegiate Gothic campus.

Dean’s Message

A message from Dean Eboni S. Nelson inviting students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to join the year-long celebration of the centennial of the University of Connecticut School of Law.

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Tell Your Story

To commemorate the centennial, the Thomas J. Meskill Law Library’s 100 for 100 project aims to collect and archive 100 stories from alumni about their law school experiences, lives and careers.

Support the Mission

Create and broaden access for law students to the life-transformative opportunities at the UConn School of Law with a gift to the Law School Centennial Fund.

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Centennial Events

Celebrate the past and future with us at the UConn School of Law. Please save these dates on your calendar and come back for more details on these events and others:

Founders’ Day

OCTOBER 25, 2021
5 p.m.
Law Library Patio
Law School Campus


Deans’ Impact Over 100 Years

DECEMBER 9, 2021
5 p.m.
William F. Starr Hall
Law School Campus

Centennial Golf Tournament

MAY 19, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Lyman Orchards
Middlefield, CT

Centennial Celebration

JUNE 11, 2022
6:00 p.m.
Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, Connecticut