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Supreme Court of Pennsylvania visits Duquesne University

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania visits Duquesne University

Katia Faroun | Photo Editor 11/01/18 The Duquesne University School of Law invited students, faculty and the general public to a discussion about the history of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania this past Wednesday, Oct. 24. The event took place in the Power Center Ballroom and included a presentation of the book, The Supreme Court […]

University facilities management worked overnight to restore power after outage

University facilities management worked overnight to restore power after outage

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief On August 14, an unexpected power outage hit numerous buildings on campus. Facilities Management worked over night and had the lights back on in the early morning hours of August 15. In a Duquesne University Official Communication sent last night, the university announced that Rockwell Hall, Canevin Hall, the Rangos Health […]

Duquesne law student to join Navy’s JAG Corps

Duquesne law student to join Navy’s JAG Corps

Raymond Arke | News Editor 01/11/18 While “jag-off” is a common Western Pennsylvania insult, one Duquesne law student is pursuing a career where JAG would be her title, a joke she hears quite often. Amanda Perry, a fourth-year Duquesne law evening student, was recently accepted into the Navy Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. Each branch […]

Duquesne professors named to ‘40 under 40’

Duquesne professors named to ‘40 under 40’

Harikrishnan Rajkumar | Staff Writer 09/21/17 Students who pick up Pittsburgh Magazine’s annual 40 Under 40 issue may see two familiar faces. Two Duquesne professors, Temple Lovelace and Jacob Rooksby, were honored with the award. Temple Lovelace is an associate professor in the School of Education and is teaching courses like social justice, math education […]

Interim director for Kline Center named

Interim director for Kline Center named

Kailey Love | Photo Editor With its new interim director in place, the law school’s Thomas R. Kline Center for Judicial Education can begin moving forward with its unique plan to service the judicial system across the commonwealth. Joy McNally, recently retired from her position as special advisor to president Gormley during his time as […]

Law school renews unique agreement with Costa Rica’s Supreme Court

Law school renews unique agreement with Costa Rica’s Supreme Court

Raymond Arke | News Editor In late June, Duquesne law professor Robert Barker traveled to the land of deep rainforests, pristine beaches and “one of the most stable and respected legal systems in the world,” Costa Rica. Barker visited the small Central American country to renew a more than 20-year-old academic cooperation agreement between Duquesne’s […]

DU announces creation of groundbreaking law center

DU announces creation of groundbreaking law center

Raymond Arke | News Editor On July 25, Duquesne announced the creation of the Thomas R. Kline Center for Judicial Education within the Duquesne School of Law. The new center was funded by the largest individual gift in Duquesne’s law school history, totaling $7.5 million from its namesake, a 1978 Duquesne Law alum and nationally […]

Lawyer, actor, professor: Allegheny Co. lauds Yochum

Lawyer, actor, professor: Allegheny Co. lauds Yochum

Brandon Addeo and Hallie Lauer | The Duquesne Duke A longtime Duquesne law professor has been publicly recognized by Allegheny County for 33 years of service to Duquesne’s law school. Mark Yochum, who announced his retirement in the fall, received a proclamation from the Allegheny County Council Jan. 17 which honored his tenure at Duquesne […]

Two Duquesne law professors among 1,000 to reject Trump’s Attorney General nominee

Two Duquesne law professors among 1,000 to reject Trump’s Attorney General nominee

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor A new president means a new administration. Sometimes, however, appointees can draw plenty of controversy. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the nominee for Attorney General, has garnered significant scrutiny since he was picked for the job. On Jan. 10 and 11, he faced in his hearing a national letter […]

Former DU law professor Peláez passes away

Former DU law professor Peláez passes away

Hallie Lauer | Staff Writer A longtime Duquesne law professor recently passed away. On Nov. 27 Alfred S. Peláez died at age 81. He was a professor in Duquesne’s Law School for over 50 years. At Duquesne, Peláez taught classes in contract law, the federal court system and admiralty, a branch of law concerning legal […]