Religion and Moral Life
The Religion and Moral Life Concentration is designed for students who, whether religious or not, wish to place morality at the heart of their legal study. Students who choose this concentration will consider whether, and how, a lawyer can live a moral life.
Although the aim of the concentration is not primarily to enhance a student's employment prospects, students who complete the concentration will be better equipped to serve in the religious and non-profit sectors as well as to provide representation in all areas of law in which moral and ethical decision-making is especially valued.
Strongly Recommended Courses
Catholic Social Thought and the Law 
Law and Religion [2 credits]
Philosophy of Law 
Electives: Religious Focus
Canon Law 
Faith, Justice and Social Responsibility
Independent Research [1 to 3, paper - with approval]
Introduction to Jewish Law 
Islamic Law [3, paper]
Secularism and Religion in the Public Square [2, paper]
Electives: Skills Courses
Alternative Dispute Resolution 
Art of Mediation: Theory and Practice 
Law and Literature [2 or 3, paper] [will be 3 credits starting in the Spring 2014 semester]
Categories within other courses are provided solely for student guidance and are not intended for any other purpose
Read about concentrations at Duquesne University School of Law.