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Upcoming Seminar Hosted by Duquesne University School of Law: "Separation of Powers in the Americas... and Beyond"

Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8, 2008

Duquesne University School of Law
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Seminar Website

This Seminar will bring together distinguished justices, judges, advocates, and law professors from the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Europe for scintillating and profound discussions of the roles played by the various branches of government in the legal systems of their respective countries.

This Seminar has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for twelve (12) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) hours of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit - six (6) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit hours for Friday, November 7, and six (6) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit hours for Saturday, November 8. Mark your calendar, and plan to attend.

For more information, call Kathy Koehler at 412-396-6282

Ethics Codes Available On ITT Website

The Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at Illinois Institute of Technology provides full-text ethical codes for the major professional associations. Please visit the following web site to access codes of ethics, organized by professional category:

http://ethics.iit.edu/codes/codes_index.ph

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