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Gormley remains positive about failed Pa. Supreme Court bid

Gormley remains positive about failed Pa. Supreme Court bid

By Kaye Burnet and Julian Routh | The Duquesne Duke Just three weeks after learning he would not be heading to Harrisburg to sit on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, law school Dean Ken Gormley leans back in his chair in his office and smiles. “I have learned not to spend my life thinking of things […]

Costa Rican president stops by DU for degree

Costa Rican president stops by DU for degree

By Max Blechman | For The Duquesne Duke The Duquesne School of Law bestowed an honorary degree of law upon Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís on Sept. 27. Solís was honored both for his accomplishments as president and political scientist, as well as to draw attention to the relationship between the law school, the […]

Panel gathers to discuss Nixon pardon

Panel gathers to discuss Nixon pardon

By Jessica Nath | The Duquesne Duke On the 40th anniversary of President Gerald Ford’s pardon of Richard Nixon Monday, Duquesne students and alumni, lawyers and even senators crowded into the Power Center Ballroom to hear from officials who played important roles in Watergate’s consequences and Ford’s decision. Ford appeared on national television on Sept. […]

Levine receives prestigious writing award

By Jessica Lasky Law School professor Jan Levine is set to receive the Thomas F. Blackwell Memorial award from the Association of Legal Writing Directors and the Legal Writing Institute for his accomplishments in legal writing. Levine has been improving the law school’s legal writing program since he arrived in 2007 with conferences, new staff […]