Duquesne University School of Law

  • First Female Law Dean Named at Duquesne University

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  • Duquesne achieves 2nd highest result on Pennsylvania bar exam

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  • Family Division judges thank Duquesne Law students

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  • Pittsburgh Courier features Duquesne Law, Housing Authority partnership

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Recent News

Prof. McCants Lewis discusses Pa. 'Clean Slate' bill

The Post-Gazette interviewed Prof. Tracey McCants Lewis about the Pennsylvania “Clean Slate” bill, which seeks to seal nonviolent misdemeanor convictions after 10 with no other convictions.

Alumna Anya Lernatovych Recognized by Pittsburgh Business Times

The Pittsburgh Business Times has selected Duquesne Law alum Anya Lernatovych for a 30 Under 30 leadership award. Lernatovych is a Class of 2014 graduate who  works as an associate for Reed Smith LLP.

Duquesne Law Strengthens Ties in Costa Rica

An academic cooperation agreement between Duquesne’s School of Law and the Supreme Court of Costa Rica was formally renewed at a ceremony in Costa Rica’s capital, San Jose. 

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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