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Recent News

Duquesne Law hosts book talk with author of ‘Lady in Red,’ portrait of Nancy Reagan

Duquesne University’s School of Law and Honors College will host alumna Sheila Tate, former press secretary and confidante to first lady Nancy Reagan, for a book talk and reception on Thursday, April 26, at 4 p.m. in the School of Law.

Duquesne Law student wins Best Oral Advocate at national competition

A Duquesne Law student received a Best Oral Advocate award and her Appellate Moot Court Board team reached the octo-final round at the American Bar Association’s National Appellate Advocacy Competition (NAAC) in Washington, D.C. this week. 

Prof. Kaufman receives fellowship in recognition of community leadership

The Wexner Foundation has named Professor Rona Kaufman as a Wexner Heritage fellow in recognition of her role as an “emerging Jewish leader” in Pittsburgh. Kaufman serves on the boards of both the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh and Community Day School (CDS).

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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