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Pablo Echeveri
Assistant Prof. Pablo Echeverri's work sheds light on Venezuelan crisis

Our international ties impact not just our learning at the School of Law, but our lives. Assistant Prof. Pablo Echeverri's expertise in South American politics helps connect the growing Venezuelan conflict to our own backyard.

Nicola Henry-Taylor
Director of Diversity Nicola Henry-Taylor Honored by ACBA

2019 Carol Los Mansmann Helping Hand Award Honoree Nicola Henry-Taylor

Pa. Senate confirms Elliot Howsie, L'98

Allegheny County Chief Public Defender Elliot Howsie was unanimously confirmed Tuesday by the state Senate to a seat on the Court of Common Pleas.

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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