Duquesne University School of Law

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Recent News

Law students meet with senator, observe Brexit Committee in Dublin

Duquesne University law students had a private meeting with Ireland’s Senator Frances Black this week in Dublin and discussed her participation in the country’s Brexit Committee, her work representing the 25th Seanad Éireann, and other issues.

Prof. McCants Lewis presents Keynote Remix talk at 55th annual bench-bar conference

Professor Tracey McCants Lewis led Friday’s Keynote Remix at the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Bench-Bar Conference 2017. McCants Lewis, the interim co-director of Duquesne Law’s Clinical Legal Education program and associate professor, presented on pro bono service.  

Veterans Clinic participates in VLCWP award ceremony

The Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania awarded the 2017 Community Partner Award to Duquesne University this month, and representatives of the School of Law’s Veterans Clinic were on hand to accept the award. 

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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