Duquesne University School of Law

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Recent News

The School of Law mourns the death of Alfred S. Peláez

Professor Emeritus Alfred S. Peláez, who served Duquesne University School of Law for 50 years, died on November 27, 2016.

School of Law hosts 5th Legal Writing Conference

Up to 100 attendees are expected at this weekend's conference at Duquesne University School of Law addressing the drafting of statutes, ordinances, regulations and rules. 

Oxford business blog features op-ed by Prof. Oranburg

Professor Seth Oranburg writes about equity crowdfunding in a new edition of Oxford University’s Business Law Blog. Oranburg, assistant professor of business law at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, discusses why U.S.

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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