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Continuing Legal Education at the Ballpark with the Pittsburgh Pirates

This Continuing Legal Education event is presented by Duquesne University School of Law and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Please visit the official CLE flier for more details, including registration information:

The Bonehead Play

Without emotion, legal ethics compliance will be best weekly formal. Inspiration for a higher level of ethical performances can come from the rest of life. In this talk, Professor Yochum will explore the ethics of sportsmanship as a model for law's practice. The title refers to the mistake Fred Merkle made in a storied baseball event of 1908, wherein the failure to attend to a simple rule leads to professional disaster and even death. The talk will tell his story and, perhaps, provide guidance on how we deal with errors in others and, inevitably, errors in ourselves.


Pittsburgh Pirates PNC Park
115 Federal Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Tuesday, April 20, 2010


5:00 p.m. Check In
5:20 p.m. Welcome/Introduction
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Program
Ethical Challenges in the Pro Sports Industry

7:05 p.m. Pirates vs. Milwaukee Brewers


This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credits and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit. This program focuses on ethics and the BoneHead Play. For additional information on the CLE program contact Kathy Koehler at 412.396.6282.

Event Reminder: Upcoming Forensic Fridays seminar, "Accident Reconstruction in Personal Injury Cases and Products Liability"

On April 9, 2010, Forensic Pathologist Cyril H. Wecht and accident reconstruction expert Gabriel Alexander will be joined by personal injury attorneys John McTiernan and Korry Greene in this discussion of personal injury cases in which verdicts hinged upon the analysis of physical and biological evidence to reconstruct the events in question.  A series of short talks will be followed by a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.

FORENSIC FRIDAYS is a CLE and Professional Education Seminar Series hosted by the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

Please visit the Forensic Fridays web page for more information.

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