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Upcoming CLE Classes at ACLL

Please review the following details about upcoming Continuing Legal Education courses offered through Allegheny County Law Library.

Class Credits Date Time
Researching Legal Ethics 1 hour Thurs., April 23

Noon -1:00 p.m.

Pennsylvania Legal Research 3 hours Fri., April 24

9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Internet Legal Research 3 hours Fri., April 24

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Registration Information

CLE COURSES: The three-credit programs have been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

The one-credit Research Legal Ethics has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

FEE: $50 per three-hour session for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards; $60 for non-library card holders; $25 for one-hour session for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards; $30 for non-library card holders.

PHONE REGISTRATION: Call Kathy Koehler, 412-396-6282. For further information, call Joel Fishman, 412-350-5353.

Please make checks payable to: Duquesne University Law School

LOCATION: All classes are held in the Allegheny County Law Library in the City County Building.

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