Duquesne University School of Law

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Recent News

American Association of Law Libraries to honor Associate Dean Frank Liu

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) this week will announce the newest member of the prestigious AALL Hall of Fame, Associate Dean Frank Y. Liu of Duquesne University School of Law.

Clinical director presents at Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board annual meeting

Professor Laurie Serafino, Duquesne Law's director of clinical programs, will discuss emeritus bar admission and emeritus pro bono programs at the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board's upcoming educational meeting, "Access to Justice." Serafino with present her remarks on a panel with Barbara Griffin

Professors Beru and Junker receive Loogman faculty research grants

Duquesne University this month announced Tsegaye Beru and Dr. Kirk Junker of the School of Law as two of the four recipients of the Center for African Studies' 2016-2017 Rev. Alphons Loogman, C.S.Sp., Faculty Research Grants.

Earn a Law Degree with a Commitment to the Highest Ethical Standards

As a student of the Duquesne University School of Law, you will be trained to a high degree of professional skill with a special sensitivity to ethical and moral concerns. Graduates of our school know the law in a comprehensive fashion and in a range of specialized areas such as corporate law, tax, litigation, environmental law, energy law, health law, intellectual property, international law, and the law of electronic commerce. 

But what truly sets a Duquesne lawyer apart is a deep understanding of the difference between what the law allows us to do and what is the ethical course of action that best serves our system of justice.  In an era when ethical concerns are among the most important questions facing the legal profession, we train our graduates to make contributions to society on a grand scale.  Duquesne University’s School of Law has, for more than a century, reflected the University’s unique emphasis on justice and service to others. 

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