We are inviting law students and young lawyers to watch the movie and join the discussion after the screening. The discussion will be facilitated by Peter Jarosz, (US Embassy).
The Verdict is a 1982 American legal drama film directed by Sidney Lumet and written by David Mamet from Barry Reed's eponymous novel. Boston lawyer Frank Galvin takes his face out of the shot glass for one last shot at redemption, taking a medical negligence case against powerful attorney Edward Concannon.
Runtime: 129 min
Peter M. Jarosz currently serves as the United States Department of Justice Legal Advisor in Ukraine. In Ukraine, he works with prosecutors and anti-corruption law enforcement agencies to reform the Ukrainian legal system and strengthen the rule of law. Prior to coming to Ukraine, Mr. Jarosz served as a Legal Advisor in Kosovo where he provided advice on the revisions to the Kosovo Criminal Code and Code of Criminal Procedure.
Prior to working overseas, Mr. Jarosz worked in the United States Attorney’s Office in both the Western District of Wisconsin and District of Arizona. In Arizona, he also served as the Deputy Chief of the Financial Crimes Section and Chief of the Criminal Division. He was also appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Western District of Oklahoma to assist in the investigation of the bombing of the Alfred K. Murrah building.
Since graduating from law school in 1982, he has also worked in private practice at Gray, Plant Mooty Mooty and Bennet and Gallagher and Kennedy where he litigated highway design and product liability cases. He has been the lead counsel in over 100 jury trials and has briefed and argued over 50 appeals ranging from the Arizona Supreme Court to the 9th, 7th and 8th Circuits. He has also served as a Judge Pro Tem and a prosecutor in local and state prosecution offices where he prosecuted political corruption and organized crime cases.
Jarosz has a BA and JD from the University of Arizona and is completing course work for a LLM from the University of London in International Law.
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
The exhibition in America House displays major corruption schemes, as well as methods and approaches being used today around the world to fight corruption. It explains not only how corruption works, but also what is being done nationally and internationally to combat it.
This week we aren't just a talking about corruption, we are actively making solutions to it. In the Advancing English Proficiency program we're acting out how we can respond to and avoid corruption and be transparent.
In this week's WE@AH speaking club, our theme is how we can respond to corruption and sharing how corruption has affected our lives (and how we can overcome those negative effects).
During the webinar we will talk about careers in medicine, application process and what it takes to apply to these rigourous programs while discussing pre-med pathway programs.
Місто засинає, прокидається маф... Ой, ні! Прокидаються корупціонери! Неочікуваний поворот, еге ж? Приходь пограти в антикорупційну мафію разом з Гюнель Бабакішієвою – експерткою центру "Ейдос".
We would like to welcome all beginner-level English learners for a general English course at America House.
Виставка є результатом діалогу та колаборації громадських активістів та митців, які за один день розробили арт-проекти, покликані привернути увагу до питання прав людини в Україні. Ці роботи нагадують про виклики, які існують в нашому суспільстві, та закликають переосмислити те, що ми можемо помилково приймати як належне.
Three Australian lieutenants are court martialed for executing prisoners as a way of deflecting attention from war crimes committed by their superior officers.
You should never give up fighting corruption. Come to America House on December 15 and discover something that will grab your attention and make you stand up for justice and transparency.
We decided to gather eight young and uncorrupt active citizens who want to share their stories of how an average Ukrainian (spoiler: not only Ukrainian) can fight corruption in their daily life. Come to see the fierce battle of those who resisted corruption's challenge!