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Recent News

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. 

Judge Maureen Lally-Green appointed as interim dean

Duquesne University President Charles Dougherty, in consultation with President-elect Ken Gormley, has appointed the Honorable Maureen Lally-Green to serve as interim dean of the School of Law, commencing July 1 for an indefinite term.

Gormley's National Constitution Center Program Now Available in C-SPAN Archives

Duquesne University President-elect Ken Gormley's recently published book is the focus of a Book TV program now available on C-SPAN.com.  The show highlights a panel discussion hosted by the National Constitution Center featuring:

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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