Duquesne University School of Law

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

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

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  • Duquesne alumni to be admitted to U.S. Supreme Court

    Join us in March for a special bar admission ceremony

  • 1L Boat Cruise with Dean Gormley 2015!

    View photos on Flickr.

  • Meet Prof. Tiffany Sizemore-Thompson

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  • Veterans Clinic named one of top 15 in the country

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Recent News

Duquesne Law Student Awarded Pa. Bar Foundation Scholarship

Nichole M. Ehrheart, Duquesne Law J.D. candidate for May 2017, has been selected as the first recipient of the Patti Rose Scheimer Bednarik Memorial Scholarship of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation.  

Join Us for a Special Event "Gandhi: The Lawyer"

Duquesne Law is pleased to present Gandhi: The Lawyer, a Nov. 5, 2015 special event focusing on Gandhi’s career as an attorney in India and South Africa leading to his role as an international human rights figure.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Features Law Students' Research

Students in Duquesne Law's Fact Investigations class collaborated with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on a series of stories, including today's front-page story about federal efforts to fight health care fraud.

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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