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All classes are held in the Allegheny County Law Library in the City-County Building (9th floor). Please see class schedule details below.


Walk-ins allowed if space is available.

3 Credit Sessions

  • $50 for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards
  • $60 for non-library card holders

1 Credit Sessions

  • $25 for individuals with ACLL borrowing cards
  • $35 for non-library card holders

Please make checks payable to: Duquesne University Law School

To Register: Please call Marlene Vatter at 412.396.6188.

Classes Held At:
Allegheny County Law Library
City-County Building (9th Floor)
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Nov. 26: Pennsylvania Statutory Law Research 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Dr. Fishman)

Dec. 3: Federal Legal Research 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (Dr. Fishman)

Dec. 6: Pennsylvania Law Books from the 18th-20th Century 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Dr. Fishman)

Dec. 9: Internet Case law Research 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Mr. Rao)

Dec. 10: English Law Books from the 16th to 18th Century 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (Dr. Fishman)

Dec. 10: Internet Statutory Law Research 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Mr. Rao)

Dec. 11: Internet Administrative Law Research 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Mr. Rao)

Dec. 11: Pennsylvania Legal Research 1:30-4:30 p.m. (Dr. Fishman)

Dec. 12: Internet Secondary Sources Research 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Mr. Rao)

Dec. 13: Researching Legal Ethics 12:00-1:00 p.m. (Dr. Fishman)

ACLL/DCLI New Acquisitions List Now Available

Looking for the most recent collection additions? The Center is pleased to offer a list of the newest titles at both DCLI and ACLL.

The following link provides a selection of recently cataloged materials for the Center for Legal Information and the Allegheny County Law Library. It includes new arrivals, in alphabetical order by subject heading. Additional details include title, call number, location, and a link to the item's SOLCAT record. If you wish to borrow circulating materials, please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance.

New Acquisitions:

The October 2013 New Acquisitions List is now available at the following link:


Duquesne Law Alumni Association Holiday Party

Honoring Fellows of the 1911 Society
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
5:30 - 7:30 PM, The Africa Room, Duquesne Union
DLAA and 1911 Society members only RSVP by December 6, 2013

New York City Law Alumni Reception

Thursday, January 2, 2014
6:00 - 8:30 PM at the Hilton New York Midtown
RSVP by December 20, 2013

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Online Continuing Legal Education


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