Duquesne University School of Law

  • Duquesne achieves 2nd highest result on Pennsylvania bar exam

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  • 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

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Recent News

Slate magazine features Prof. Rago's wrongful conviction research

Professor John Rago was prominently featured in a recent Slate magazine article about wrongful convictions in Pennsylvania. 

Juvenile Defender Clinic, Housing Authority team up to help public housing residents

A $100,000 Juvenile Reentry Assistance Program (JRAP) grant will enable the Duquesne University School of Law and the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) to assist current and potential public housing residents with juvenile record expungements.

Rooksby co-authors national report on athletics and academic spending

Associate Dean Jacob Rooksby is one of three authors of a new report on institutional spending, Big-Time Research & Big-Time Sports, which looks at institutional funds invested in patent investment and protection compared to athletics at schools with Football Bowl Subdivision athleti

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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