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Veronica Alegría

Veronica Alegría

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: August 28, 2019




Veronica Alegría graduated from Stanford Law School and then clerked for the Hon. Susan Y. Illston, U.S. District Court judge for the Northern District of California. After her clerkship, she practiced white collar criminal defense with Vinson & Elkins in San Francisco and Covington & Burling in Los Angeles. She is currently an Assistant United States Attorney in the International Narcotics, Money Laundering, and Racketeering Section of the Los Angeles U.S. Attorney’s Office. Alegría has indicted or prosecuted more than 100 defendants and conducted seven criminal trials.

FACULTY IN THE NEWS

KPCC-FM
September 17, 2019
Re: Scott Altman

Scott Altman was featured on the issue of alimony law in California. "One thing particular that I think is important is in the long term marriages, where you more likely have spousal support to order to go on for more than a few years, to ask why one of the spouses has better marketable skills than others," said Altman. "I wish the judges were directed to ask more pointedly, why does the recipient lack the job market skills, and to prefer the give longer warrant, when the reason is being out of the job market to care for children."

RECENT SCHOLARSHIP

Nomi Stolzenberg
July, 2019

Nomi Stolzenberg, "Anne Dailey and the New Fictionalism," 36th Annual Congress of Law and Mental Health, Rome, Italy.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2019

"Effects of the Putative Confession Instruction on Perceptions of Children's True and False Statements" (with Jennifer Gongola and Nicholas Scurich), Applied Cognitive Psychology 33 (2019): 655.

Thomas D. Lyon
July, 2019

"Children’s Concealment of a Minor Transgression: The Role of Age, Maltreatment, and Executive Functioning" (with Shanna Williams and Kelly McWilliams), Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.