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Elsinore Bennu Think Tank: A beacon of restorative justice

Katia Faroun and Griffin Sendek | The Duquesne Duke Standing on the Bluff facing west, students have a striking view of Pittsburgh’s historical South Side, Mount Washington and the majestic Ohio River, with the Allegheny County Jail prevailing in the foreground. A mere stone’s throw away from Duquesne’s campus and close enough for students to […]

Pittsburgh Sister March walks in concert with national gatherings

Pittsburgh Sister March walks in concert with national gatherings

By Madison Pastrick | Staff Writer Adding to the footsteps of those who marched on Washington, thousands gathered downtown on Saturday at Pittsburgh’s Sister March to advocate for the same principles as that larger march of racial, economic, climate and reproductive justice, religious freedom and human rights.   This past weekend, 673 organized marches took […]

Gormley nominated to fill Pa. Supreme Court vacancy

Gormley nominated to fill Pa. Supreme Court vacancy

By Julian Routh | News Editor Duquesne law school dean Ken Gormley was nominated Wednesday by Gov. Tom Wolf to temporarily fill one of the two vacant seats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Gormley, 59, of Forest Hills, will serve on the bench until January 2016 if two-thirds of the state Senate approves his appointment. […]

MLK Day protest echoes social problems in U.S.

MLK Day protest echoes social problems in U.S.

By Kaye Burnet | The Duquesne Duke More than 1,000 protesters marched down Fifth Avenue from Oakland to the City-County Building on Grant Street Monday to call for an end to police brutality, racism and war. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day march, which was organized by activist groups We Change Pittsburgh and the Thomas […]

Clarence Thomas speaks at Duquesne

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas made an appearance on campus Tuesday afternoon where he spoke with Ken Gormley, law school dean, and U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Thomas M. Hardiman of the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in front of a packed crowd in the Union Ballroom. […]