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.


Georgia Law Prosecutorial Clinic students file appeal

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Six Georgia Law students in the school's Prosecutorial Clinic recently had the opportunity to handle the state of Georgia's response to an out-of-time appeal filed by William Walsh, who was convicted of child molestation in 1997 in Walton County. Clinic Director Alan A. Cook, who successfully tried the original case, oversaw the writing of the brief while his students provided supporting research used to refute the appellant's enumerations of error. A decision in the case is not expected for several months.

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