Duquesne University School of Law

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  • Law students commended for work on county report

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  • Civil Rights Clinic assists client with successful pardon recommendation

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Recent News

Prof. Rooksby elected president, Duquesne law student honored by region's intellectual property law society

The Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association this week named Professor Jacob H. Rooksby as president and presented Duquesne University law student Christian Angotti with the 2016 PIPLA Student Leadership Award. 

Duquesne Law rises in the 'U.S. News & World Report' rankings

For the fourth time in four consecutive years, Duquesne University School of Law has risen in the U.S. News & World Report's law school rankings. 

Gormley discusses impeachment issues with Brazil's largest news organization

Duquesne University President-elect Ken Gormley appeared this week on Sem Fronteiras (Without Borders), an international current affairs program shown across Brazil. Gormley, a U.S. constitutional law scholar and best-selling author, discussed the U.S.

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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