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DCLI Receives New High-Tech Computers

DCLI's McGinnis Computing Lab, located in Room 118, is receiving new top-notch computing equipment. Installation will occur in the next two to three days.

These high-tech machines will provide Duquesne School of Law students with the best-quality equipment available today. A new scanner will also be added to Room 117. The Center welcomes all School of Law students to use the new facilities.

Online CCH Resources available through DCLI

Commerce Clearing House (CCH) specializes in tax and business law information products. These products track, report, explain and analyze tax and related law. Many are subscription publications that are updated daily, monthly, or annually. CCH publishes both print and electronic resources for numerous professions, including tax, accounting, law, human resources, banking, securities, insurance, government and health care. Below are online CCH resources available to Duquesne University students and faculty. The system will ask for your name and Duquesne ID. Next, you'll be prompted for your email address.

CCH Internet Research Network - Business Research
http://business.cch.com/ipnetwork
Access restricted to Duquesne University students and faculty.

CCH Internet Research Network - Human Resources Research
http://hr.cch.com/ipnetwork
Access restricted to Duquesne University students and faculty.

CCH Internet Research Network - Tax Research
http://tax.cchgroup.com/ipnetwork
Access restricted to Duquesne University students and faculty.

Event Reminder: Environmental Justice

The Duquesne University School of Law, Center for Study of Catholic Social Thought, and Center for Environmental Research and Education of Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences are presenting Environmental Justice: The Power of Partnerships in Collaborative Problem-Solving, Power Center Ballroom, Thursday, April 2, 2009, 1-6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Please visit the following web page for more details: www.duq.edu/cst

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Latest Legal Links

Appellate.net

http://www.appellate.net/

This site features Supreme Court and Appellate cases handled by Mayer Brown's Attorneys. Students seeking sample briefs will find this resource especially useful. Users can view briefs by Author, Subject Matter, or Pro Bono Cases. The site's Oral Argument page provides "links to the transcripts of these arguments, audio feeds of the arguments, and briefs in the cases." The "Appellate Court" page provides links to Official Appellate Court sites in one easy-to-browse location. The site provides the following information about the group:

Mayer Brown's more than 60 appellate lawyers have argued approximately 200 cases before the Supreme Court-including ten in the three most recent Terms-as well as hundreds more in federal and state appellate courts across the nation.

We are ranked as the top appellate practice in the country by both Legal 500 United States and Chambers USA 2007.