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DCLI Student-Employment Opportunities 2013 Summer Session & 2013-2014 Academic Year

DCLI is accepting applications for Student-Assistants for the 2013 Summer Session and 2013-2014 Academic Year. Submit completed applications to Edna Maravich, 4th floor Murray Pavilion. Only one application is necessary to apply for both Summer AND 2013 - 2014 Academic Year. The application is available at the following link:

Application for Work-Study Grant-In-Aide

*Unfortunately, graduating students will not be eligible for employment after the current semester. Also, the library Student Assistant position is not available to students also employed as Research Assistants or other University positions.

SIGN UP FOR BLOOMBERG LAW (BL)

  • To have free access to BL while you are in law school including summer

  • To have full access to BL for six months after graduation

For questions see DCLI User Services faculty librarians or call 1-888-560-2529

Bloomberg Flier

 

Bloomberg Sign-up

DCLI Easter Break Hours

The following schedule reflects DCLI closings and hours of operation during the upcoming 2013 Easter Break.

March 28 - April 1, 2013 (EASTER HOURS)

Thursday, March 28 - Sunday, March 31

CLOSED

Monday, April 1

7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Tuesday, April 2

RESUME REGULAR HOURS

Please visit the Hours page to view a full schedule of operation.

Annual Duquesne Law Clinic Open House

Monday, March 18, 2013
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Duquesne University Power Center Ballroom
Learn about the Duquesne Law Clinic and meet and recruit students for clinical and externship placements. RSVP to lawclinic@duq.edu or call 412-396-4704. To view the open house schedule, visit www.duq.edu/law/clinics.

An Afternoon with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Tues., April 9, 2013
Duquesne Union Ballroom
3:30 p.m.
Save the date for this Duquesne University School of Law special event. For more information, visit www.duq.edu/law.

Duquesne Law Alumni Events

Young Alumni Reception
Class Years 2003-2012
March 14, 2013
The Rivers Club, Oxford Center, Pittsburgh
5:30--7:30 p.m.
Get REAL tips from REAL practitioners on making your way in the current legal climate!
RSVP by March 11 to lawalumni@duq.edu

Philadelphia Law Alumni Reception
April 30, 2013
Maggiano's Little Italy, 1201 Filbert Street
5:30--8:00 p.m.
RSVP by April 26 to lawalumni@duq.edu

61st Annual Law Alumni Reunion Dinner
April 19, 2013
5:00--10:00 pm
William Patrick Power Center, Duquesne University
Special Guest:  John Dean

Legal News Links

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Illinois settles SEC fraud charge over pensions

Berlusconi lawyers seek to delay sex-for-hire case

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Al Gore Sued Over Current TV Sale to Al-Jazeera

Police in Tennessee town must take polygraphs

Latest Legal Link

ZipCourt

www.zipcourt.com

ZipCourt is a Dispute resolution practice web site, or better known as Online Dispute Resolution (ODR). ZipCourt is utilized when two opposing parties agree to use the site to resolve their differences. Once the parties agree to use ZipCourt, whatever the site decides is the legally binding agreement. This site is especially helpful since it helps parties avoid time, money, and effort that normally are expended in litigation, mediation, and arbitration. Users can begin the process by clicking on the "Get Started Now" link, and entering information into the registration form. ZipCourt's user guide outlines 9 easy-to-follow steps in the site's dispute resolution process.