Third-year student Creighton receives PILC award

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Congratulations to third-year law student Leigh E. Creighton, who recently received Georgia Law's Public Interest Law Council's award for outstanding public interest or pro bono work as part of the organization's fall 2010 spotlight. Creighton was honored for her work this summer with the Atlanta Legal Aid Society and for her commitment to helping special education youth.


UGA School of Law hosts lecture on the fight against fraud

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Financial crimes expert Andrea Venegoni will present "Tackling the Crisis: An EU Perspective on Financial Investigations and the Fight Against Fraud" on Oct. 4 at 12:30 p.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Venegoni has extensive experience in both international and European law and specializes in economic and monetary crimes. He is currently a national detached expert at the European Anti-Fraud Office in Brussels, Belgium, where he serves as a legal adviser.


UGA features Pinson as an Amazing Student

Monday, September 20, 2010

Congratulations to third-year law student Andrew A. Pinson who is featured on UGA's homepage as an "Amazing Student."


UGA School of Law hosts "Robes in the Schools" program

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Georgia Law is pleased to announce its participation in the "Robes in the Schools" program, which brings together a panel of judges to share their experiences, give advice and answer questions from students interested in the legal profession. The program will be held in Hirsch Hall, classroom B, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. on Sept. 30.


UGA School of Law hosts U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Come watch on Tuesday, Sept. 21, as three judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims hear a case in the law school's Hatton Lovejoy Courtroom. This court has exclusive jurisdiction to provide veterans an impartial judicial review of final decisions by the Board of Veterans' Appeals. It rules on matters involving administrative decisions on service-connected disabilities, survivor benefits, education payments, waivers of indebtedness and other benefits.

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