Duquesne University School of Law

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  • Duquesne Law ranks 3rd in Pa. bar passage rate

    with a 91.5% pass rate for 1st time test takers

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  • MLK Prayer Breakfast

    Duquesne Law students, faculty, and deans participated in the MLK, Jr. Prayer Breakfast at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church. Learn More

  • Veterans Clinic named one of top 15 in the country

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Recent News

U.S. Senator Mark Warner Slated as School of Law's Commencement Speaker

U.S. Senator Mark Warner (D. Virginia) will serve as the School of Law's commencement speaker on Sunday, June 7, at 11 a.m. at the A.J. Palumbo Center on campus.  

Duquesne Law Rises in Rankings for Third Year in Row

Duquesne Law has risen in the U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools rankings for the third time in three years. The magazine now ranks Duquesne 118 (up from 121 last year) in a tie with Mercer Law, Texas Tech and Willamette University College of Law.

Urban Development Practicum students assist McKeesport renters

When a house fire in a McKeesport, Pa., rental property caused six deaths last fall, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala, Jr., L’84, assembled a task force to crack down on landlords who don’t keep properties up to code.

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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