Donetta Ambrose, L'70 the trailblazing Pittsburgh judge handling the Tree of Life case

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Donetta Ambrose

Judge Donetta Ambrose, L'70, assigned to oversee one of the most significant prosecutions of alleged civil rights violations in Pennsylvania history has come a long way since being one of just three women in her graduating class. About her fitness for handling the federal case against accused Tree of Life gunman, Duquesne University School of Law Dean and Professor of Law Maureen Lally-Green, a longtime friend and colleague of Ambrose’s said, “She will be prepared in every aspect of the case and will know the issues and be able to conduct a fair and impartial role as judge.”  

Read More

Faculty Referenced In Article

Photo of The Honorable Maureen Lally-Green, J.D. The Hon. Maureen Lally-Green, J.D.Dean and Professor of Law