Duquesne University School of Law

  • Meet Interim Dean Maureen Lally-Green

    Read the Allegheny County Bar Association's feature story.

  • Meet Professor Seth C. Oranburg

    He studies the effect of law on innovation and the economy. Learn more

  • Federal Litigation Clinic argues case in U.S. Court of Appeals

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  • Law students commended for work on county report

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  • Family Division judges thank students at reception

    Learn about the Family Law Clinic.

Recent News

NBC News turns to Prof. Oliver to comment on Cosby trial

NBC News recently featured Wes Oliver, associate dean, criminal justice director and professor of law, in an article about the Bill Cosby case and the right of accusers to introduce evidence of the defendant's so-called "prior bad acts" to demonstrate intent. 

Pennsylvania Innocence Project opens at Duquesne Law

"Western Pennsylvania lawyers, law students and community members interested in supporting the exoneration of wrongfully convicted people and the prevention of innocent people being convicted now will be able to do so locally." 

Chabad House honors Prof. Kitchen

Professor Rona Kaufman Kitchen was recently honored by Chabad House, a Jewish student group active on campuses across the region. Kitchen was recognized during the University of Pittsburgh's Chabad House on Campus 28th Anniversary Celebration on Tuesday, Sept.

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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