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Appellate Moot Court winners
Appellate Moot Court Program scores huge win

Duquesne School of Law sent a highly skilled and well-prepared team to the prestigious ABA National Arbitration Competition -- Brooklyn Regional this weekend.

PreLaw Reception
Judicial, Government, and Public Interest Law reception a success

Nearly 50 courts and organizations were represented includin Duquesne  School of Law and Pitt Law Clinics, as well as student reps to Equal Justice Works (a national organization.)

Bruce Ledewitz
Prof. Ledewitz on WESA about hate crimes and the death penalty

Duquesne Law Professor Bruce Ledewitz talks about the complexities of the death penalty in terms of the Tree of Life murderer. Execution once was a religious ritual meant to help defendants pay for their sins. What do we do today? 

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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