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Duquesne Law Students Write Sustainability Rules for Pittsburgh

The Post-Gazette recently published an article featuring Duquesne law students:

By Kim Lyons / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The study of zoning law may sound about as thrilling as watching grass grow, but the city of Pittsburgh credits law students from Duquesne University's Urban Development Clinic - students who took on the work of poring over ordinances and land titles - with playing a key role in the city's move toward a greener skyline. ..(Click here to read the entire article)

Upcoming Symposium-Passing the Torch:

An International Symposium on the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

October 17-19, 2013

Power Center Ballroom, Duquesne University

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Upcoming Symposium


October 17-19-Following up on its world-renowned 40th anniversary conference, the Wecht Institute is pleased to host many of the leading scientific, legal and investigative experts on the murder case that has fascinated and perplexed us for decades. As the JFK assassination and many of its witnesses, investigators and researchers begin to recede into history, this symposium is intended to educate students, professionals and the general public alike about one of the seminal events of 20th century American history, and why it still matters today. See the agenda

Upcoming CLE Opportunities Hosted by Duquesne

Register Today for Sciullo CLE Series

Duquesne University School of Law's Dean John J. Sciullo CLE series begins again in September. Visit www.duq.edu/cle to view detailed course information and to register and pay online. Attend all four Saturday courses for only $300 (a savings of $60). Plus, Duquesne Law Alumni members receive an additional $25 discount on the series or any individual course. Register online for the series or a single course today.

Sat., Nov. 9, 2013
Perspectives on Human Trafficking
3 Hours Substantive CLE
Presenters: Judy Hale Reed, international development specialist; Mary Burke, founder and director the Project to End Human Trafficking; Brad Orsini, FBI special supervisory agent
9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
$90 or as part of the $300 Sciullo Series

Sat., Nov. 16, 2013
Campaign Finance after Citizens United
3 Hour Substantive CLE
Presented by Jon Delano, Esq.
9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Cost: $90 or as part of the $300 Sciullo Series

Recent Pennsylvania Bar Institute Titles

The following Pennsylvania collection materials are now available at DCLI/ACLL. Please visit SOLCAT to view more PBI materials in the collection.

Allegations of sexual misconduct in a post-Sandusky world: what educational institutions and employers must know. KF4155.A2 A45 2013

Setting the stage for educational institutions : Title IX on discrimination/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael ; Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael ; Student-on-student harassment : Davis v. Monroe County Board of Education/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; The importance of actual notice Gebser v. Lago Vista Independent School District/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; Rights and resource information : the Cleary Act/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; A practical example: Drexel University's Title IX resource page/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; State requirements for reporting crimes and security policies at colleges and universities/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and sexual misconduct at educational institutions /submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; Confidentiality requirements under Pennsylvania's Criminal History Record Information Act/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; Crimes in Pennsylvania related to minor victims/James O. Carpenter; Pennsylvania statutes on mandatory child abuse reporting/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; Pennsylvania statute defining the sexual abuse of children, including offenses concerning child pornography/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael; Pennsylvania statute defining the endangerment of child welfare/submitted by Kevin E. Raphael.

Arbitration: problems, solutions & developments. Mechanicsburg, Pa., KF9085.A75 A74 2013

What is "(I'm)Partial enough" in a world of embedded neutrals? Nancy A. Welsh; Mandatory predispute consumer arbitration, structural bias, and incentivizing procedural safeguards/Nancy A. Welsh; "Moving the ball forward" in consumer and employment dispute resolution: What can planning, talking, listening and breaking bread together accomplish?; Nancy A. Welsh, David B. Lipsky; The use of Pre-dispute consumer arbitration agreements by companies/Mark J. Levin; Class action waiver and the effective vindication doctrine at the antitrust/arbitration crossroads /Ellen Meriwether; American Express v. Italian Colors amicus restaurant curiae brief/Ellen Meriwether, Albert A. Foer, Randy M. Stutz; Employment arbitration agreements/Thomas A. Linthorst; House Bill 23: The Revised Uniform Arbitration Act/Stephen G. Yusem.

Business liability insurance issues for corporate and litigation practitioners. KFP193.B87 B873 2013

PowerPoint presentation: Risk Management 10 /Joy A. Desjardins; Business insurance coverages available to business entities and related coverage issues/submitted by Steven Burgess Davi; written by Caitlin Oberst; How to build a multinational program/David Halperin; EPL advisor/ Aon Financial Services Group; PowerPoint presentation: Hot topics in employment practices liability claims and EPL insurance/Thomas Hams, Trudy A. Hardin, Jay A. Desjardins; Getting claims paid: considerations to assist maximizing recovery and minimizing delay/Michael Conley; Top ten (really eleven) insurance tips for practicing attorneys/John N. Ellison.

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