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Late Opening on Wednesday, January 28

In the aftermath of the winter storm, the University of Hartford will open on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Classes will begin at 10:30 a.m.   snow closing guide

Until that time, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open normal hours for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries remain closed until the University reopens Wednesday at 10 a.m. 

current as of 6:20 p.m., Jan. 27, 2015

Beyond the Classroom

Paul Siegel, part 2



Paul Siegel, a professor of communication,has focused his scholarly writing in the area of communication law, where he has staked out a claim by writing one of the leading textbooks in the field.

In part 2 of his interview, Siegel talks about landmark cases in communication law; balancing the interests of content providers vs. the interests of content consumers; copyright law in the information age; and the issue of intellectual piracy. He also discusses his forthcoming book on gay rights and the First Amendment; which looks at such issues as the controversy about limits to free speech; the concept of "standing"; and his work on the Senate confirmation hearings on then-Supreme Court nominee Justice Clarence Thomas.

Paul Siegel
professor in the School of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences

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