Law Duquesne University
The School of Law hosted distinguished alumnus Thomas R. Kline L'78 on October 6. Kline discussed his career path with law students and the importance of giving back as an attorney. Claire Neiberg receives 2021 Burns White Diversity in the Law Scholarship. Claire Neiberg, 1L, is the recipient of the 2021 Burns White Diversity in the Law
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Law Duquesne University
(9 days ago) Claire Neiberg receives 2021 Burns White Diversity in the Law Scholarship. Claire Neiberg, 1L, is the recipient of the 2021 Burns White Diversity in the Law Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded annually to a first-year, diverse student at Duquesne University School of Law. Baylor Law Review publishes leadership article by Dean Barton
Law Duquesne University
(6 days ago) Featured News. Baylor Law Review publishes leadership article by Dean Barton. School of Law Dean April Barton penned an article in the Baylor Law Review about leadership for lawyers that was recently mentioned on TaxProf blog. Her article entitled "Teaching Lawyers To Think Like Leaders: The Next Big Shift In Legal Education" outlines what Dean Barton sees as a developing and increasingly
School of Law Registrar Duquesne University
(1 days ago) School of Law Registrar The Registrar’s Office offers efficient student and alumni services and accurate academic record information. Students turn to the office for academic planning, course registration, exams, graduation, certifications, rankings, and assistance in many other areas.
Tuition Duquesne University
(1 days ago) The effective date of withdrawal for determining the percentage of refund will be the date of notification (in writing) to the Academic Status Committee, c/o Associate Dean. The letter or form must be delivered to the Law School Registrar. This will also be the recorded date of the student’s withdrawal from the School of …
Student Organizations Duquesne University
(6 days ago) The Military Law Society is a student-run organization that promotes scholarly discussion of military law and builds social ties between interested students, the law school, and the local community for the purpose of professional development.
Printing Duquesne University
(5 days ago) Printing is free for all School of Law students. Students are allocated 3,000 pages annually. (Note: the Pharos system uses a monetary basis to define printing with $.03 representing a single page. THis is used for tracking purposed and students are never charged a fee for printing ).
School of Law Duquesne University
(6 days ago) Graduates know the law in a comprehensive fashion and in a range of specialized areas such as corporate law, tax law, litigation, environmental law, energy law, health law, intellectual property law and international law. A Duquesne lawyer also understands the difference between what the law allows and what is the ethical course of action.
Understanding Pronoun Usage in the Legal Field and Beyond
(1 days ago) The legal field is being called to adapt at a rapid pace to the social norms of personal pronoun acknowledgment. Denise Visconti, a shareholder of Big Law firm Holland & Knight, explained the basis for this in a January 2020 article, explaining: “I think that anyone who is an employer should be thinking about this issue…there are quite a
School of Law Founding Duquesne University
(8 days ago) School of Law Founding. After the protracted court battle, it was ironic that Duquesne’s first professional school would train lawyers. But the Rev. Martin Hehir, C.S.Sp., the new university’s president, had actually been contemplating such a move for some time. The reasons for starting with a law school were both pragmatic and philosophical.
Ohio’s New “Stand Your Ground” Law – Juris Magazine
(5 days ago) This new law has may Ohioan’s divided and is a hotly debated topic. While some are seeing it as important for their safety, others are concerned about an increase in gun violence  Eric Delbert, owner of LEPD Firearms and Range and a central Ohio police officer argues, “It’s going to help Ohioans better protect themselves without first
Outside Scholarships Duquesne University
(1 days ago) The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 10 - 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial aid over their three years in law school. Since its inception, more than 400 students from across the country have received the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship. Deadline: April 17, 2021.
Pre-Law at Duquesne Duquesne University
(1 days ago) The Pre-Law Director in the Department of Political Science maintains a collection of books about the LSAT, law school, and law careers. The LSAT is administered at locations across the country, but also at Duquesne School of Law. Duquesne's 3-3 Early Admissions Law Program
DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
(4 days ago) Saturday, August 22, 2020 Clinic Boot Camp–Law School Rooms 302-303 The Tribone Center for Clinical Legal Education Program strives to ensure that all students have the opportunity to take a clinic, program or externship at some time during their law school careers. 1. …
Duquesne’s Exemplary First-Time Pass Rate Places Law
(4 days ago) The Duquesne University School of Law achieved an 84.25% first-time pass rate on the July 2021 Pennsylvania bar exam administered remotely for the second time in the Commonwealth's history due to continuing COVID-19 challenges. This result places Duquesne Law third among 11 law schools in the state/Pennsylvania area.
LEGAL REASONING and LEGAL WRITING
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Duquesne Law Logo Gear Online Store Duquesne University
(2 days ago) Black & White $15.00, Full Color $20.00. These T Shirts were designed by an artist, as requested by the Duquesne University's Women's Law Society. The shirts are both dark/charcoal grey, and you can choose a single color screen print for $15.00 or the full-color screen print for $20.00. 100% cotton, unisex sizing, runs true to size.
Career Connections: Family Law Duquesne University
(8 days ago) We're happy to co-sponsor this program with the Family Law Society as we welcome Joe Williams (L'09) to the Law School. Attorney Williams is a partner at Pollock Begg, and he is the current president of the Allegheny County Bar Association and a past president of the Duquesne Law Alumni Association.
Law Alumni Reunion 2021 Duquesne University
(2 days ago) Law Alumni Reunion 2021. Oct 15, 2021. 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Duquesne University - Academic Walk. Join your classmates at our 69th annual reunion event, held under the stars this year on Academic Walk! We look forward to seeing you and honoring this year's recipients of the Duquesne Law Alumni Association Awards. Recipients include:
CLE Programs Duquesne University
(7 days ago) Presented by Adrian Van Kaam Endowed Chair in Scholarly Excellence and Professor of Law Bruce Ledewitz. 2 Substantive CLE Credits and 1 Ethics CLE Credit. Saturday, September 25, 2021 (Virtual) 9:00 am-12:15 pm. Cost: $120 (DLAA member discount applicable) Recent Developments in Pennsylvania Constitutional Law is comprised of two hours of
2020 Standard 509 Information Report
(2 days ago) based on law school academic performance other than failure to maintain good academic standing. Therefore, the school does not complete a 'conditional scholarship retention chart.' J.D Enrollment as of October 5th 2019 JD1 JD2 JD3 JD4 Total T M W O T M W O T M W O T M W O T Hispanics of any race 18 10 8 0 7 2 5 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 28
McGinley Public Service Law Duquesne University
(6 days ago) Law student Elizabeth Koefer is assisting a staff attorney at the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania with landlord-tenant court. "HIV-positive individuals are often viewed with a great deal of stigma, and I'm thankful to serve their legal needs while treating them with the …
Can a State Legally Secede from the United States
(3 days ago) In an article for the Kansas City Star, Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, discussed the Supremacy Clause in Article 6 of the United States Constitution. “What the Constitution says repeatedly is once you’re in (as a state), you’re in.
The Relationship Between Law, Government, Business and
(4 days ago) Society influences law, for law is but a reflection of the society it governs. The following section considers the response of business to changes in the legal environment. Business is a broad sub-set of society. It is as sensitive to legal change – and technological change – as …
Concentrations Duquesne University
(7 days ago) Concentration advisement corresponds to faculty specialization and depth within areas of the curriculum. By providing students with an opportunity to focus on various areas of practice, the Program plays a role in achieving the School of Law's learning outcomes, which focus on developing student knowledge, skills, and professional identity. The
Loan Repayment Assistance Program Duquesne University
(2 days ago) Consistent with our School of Law motto that "the welfare of the people is the highest law," the LRAP seeks to ease the debt burden incurred by graduates who work as public interest law or government attorneys or serve as staff for tax-exempt organizations. The endowment was established in 2008, with the initial awards given in 2009.
The Enforceability of Pre-Dispute Jury Waiver Agreements
(1 days ago) Law Consistent with Gilmer, the Pennsylvania courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, in construing Penn-sylvania law, have repeatedly held that inequity or disparity in bargaining power, alone, is not a valid basis to invalidate an arbi-tration agreement on …
Defund the Police: What Does it Actually Mean
(8 days ago) To most others, however, “defund the police” simply means reduce police budgets and divest funding towards underlying societal issues, like poverty, homelessness, education, and health services.  Christy E. Lopez, Georgetown Law School professor and co-director of Georgetown’s Innovative Policing Program wrote, “It means investing
Basic Legal Research
(3 days ago) Bloomberg Law’s natural language searching, BCite citator, and Points of Law function. It also discusses other services such as Fastcase, Casetext, and govinfo.gov (the successor to the Federal Digital System as the ofﬁcial digital repository of federal docu-ments).
FAQ Duquesne University
(6 days ago) Duquesne Law's bar services offer you a rigorous curriculum taught by acclaimed professors, a nationally ranked legal writing program, hands-on learning gained through unique clinical programs, and special bar preparation options. Read more about the importance of bar studies.
Achievements and Rankings Duquesne University
(7 days ago) Duquesne Law's Ultimate Bar Pass rate is 93.33% . Duquesne University School of Law is ranked 6th in the nation as "Top Law School for Bar Passage" by preLaw Magazine. preLaw Magazine awarded Duquesne University School of Law an A rating for 2018 Employment of graduates.. preLaw Magazine awarded Duquesne University School of Law an A- rating for Criminal Law in 2020.
Seth C. Oranburg Duquesne University
(3 days ago) Seth C. Oranburg. Duquesne University School of Law and The Federalist Society are pleased to present the Junior Scholars #Futurelaw Workshop, where scholars are to present and respond to papers and original research in a rigorous but collegial atmosphere. Each year for the past three years, Asst. Prof. of Law Oranburg was awarded a $3,000 grant from the Federalist Society to host a the
Standing in State Courts, State Law, and Federal Review
(7 days ago) 402 Duquesne Law Review Vol. 53 reach its decision.2 But if a state court fails to make the grounds of its decision explicit, the Supreme Court will assume that the state court relied on federal law and may review the decision for its con-formity with federal law.3 To compound the problem, states are free
Bruce Ledewitz, J.D. Duquesne University
(2 days ago) Bruce Ledewitz is a professor of law at Duquesne University School of law. He teaches in the areas of state and federal constitutional law and jurisprudence, specializing in law and religion and law and the secular. Ledewitz is co-director of the Duquesne University School …
Leadership Fellows Program graduates celebrated Duquesne
(4 days ago) Leadership is a service to others and a way to affect positive change. School of Law students in the Leadership Fellows Program spent this past year immersed in it, understanding the skills, awareness, and the mindset needed to meaningfully lead and serve others. They were recognized at a closing ceremony for the 2020-21 program on April 22.
Minority Law Reception Duquesne University
(1 days ago) The Law School Admissions Council advocates for diversity in law school. Access to justice is essential for a democratic society, and diversity in the legal profession increases the likelihood of access for people from an increasingly diverse population. Further, law school diversity enables individuals from a wide range of backgrounds to add
Fellowships Duquesne University
(8 days ago) The program is supported by several funding sources and administered through the School of Law's Clinical Legal Education program. The fellowships provide students with stipends during 10-week placements. Funding is available in part though the leadership of the student-run Public Interest Law Association and the Office of Student Organizations.
Wilson R. Huhn Duquesne University
(1 days ago) Bio. Wilson R. Huhn teaches Contracts, Sales, and Secured Transactions at Duquesne University School of Law. Before coming to Duquesne Huhn taught at The University of Akron School of Law for over 30 years where he achieved the rank of Distinguished Professor. He retired from Akron Law in 2015.