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ACLL Rules of Conduct

Appropriate Library Behavior

By entering Allegheny County Law Library you are making a commitment to act courteously toward all other persons here; act respectfully with regard to public property; and follow all rules of this facility. Enjoy the library and allow others the same opportunity.

PLEASE observe the following:

• Treat all Library Staff with respect and civility

•Treat other library users with respect and civility

• Keep all valuables and personal property with you at all times. The library is not responsible for lost or stolen
items. Abandoned bags may be subject to removal

• Follow library computer policies

• Use cell phones in designated locations (such as the lobby, back stacks) or area outside of library

• Engage in activities associated with the use of a public law library

• Customers not reading, studying, using library materials or attending events may be required to leave the
library

• Supervise children at all times
In order to provide a safe and comfortable environment, the following are NOT PERMITTED in the library:

• Misuse, destruction or theft of library materials or property

• Use of alcohol or illegal drugs

* Disorderly, disruptive, boisterous or lewd conduct

• Engaging in loud, threatening, harassing, obscene or intimidating language or behavior

• Bringing excessive number or size of personal affects, i.e., bags, luggage, carts, etc.

• Abandoning personal items including but not exclusive to bags, briefcases, baggage, etc.

• Outside food or beverages with the exception of covered beverages

• Smoking and use of tobacco products

• Sleeping or loitering

• Weapons

• Bathing or shaving in public restrooms or janitorial sinks

• Solicitation of any type

• Taking pictures in the library without the prior authorization from the Law Library Administration

• Pets or animals, other than authorized

*Engaging in any illegal activity

Admissions Information Sessions

Duquesne University School of Law will host admissions information sessions on Wed., November 6, 2013 and Tues., January 28, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the School of Law. During the events prospective students can learn about the admissions process, financial aid and law school life at Duquesne. Student-led tours of the School of Law follow the presentation. To register, visit www.duq.edu/law/admissions.

Upcoming CLE Opportunities Hosted by Duquesne

Externship Supervisor Training
Wed., November 6, 2013
5 p.m. Registration & Reception
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Program
Continuing Legal Education: 1 Hour Substantive, 1 Hour Ethics
Duquesne Union Africa Room
Duquesne University School of Law Presenters:
Laurie Serafino, Director of Clinical Legal Education and Clinical Associate Professor of Law
Tracey McCants Lewis, Assistant Director of Clinical Legal Education and Clinical Asst. Professor of Law
Free to Externship Supervising Attorneys and Site Representatives, $60 other attorneys
Registration required. Visit www.duq.edu/cle, email lawclinic@duq.edu or call 412.396.4704.

November 2013 Sciullo CLE Courses

Sat., November 9

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

Sat., November 16

Campaign Finance after Citizens United
3 Hour Substantive CLE
Presented by Jon Delano, Esq.

Visit www.duq.edu/cle to view course information and register and pay online. Courses are $90 each. Duquesne Law Alumni Association members receive a $25 discount on any individual course.  All CLEs begin at 9:00 am and end at 12:15 pm in Room 203 of the School of Law unless otherwise noted.

Harrisburg Duquesne Law Alumni Reception

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
5:30-7:30 PM at Dauphin County Bar Association
RSVP by November 7, 2013

Duquesne University School of Law PA Bar Admissions Ceremony

Justice Max Baer, L'75, presiding
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
10:00 AM, Law School Room 302
Reception following in the 4th Floor Lounge
RSVP by November 21, 2013

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