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Duquesne to Host International Seminar on "Separation of Powers"

Duquesne will sponsor the third in its series of International Seminars devoted to Constitutional topics, Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8, 2008, at the Law School. This year's topic will be, "Separation of Powers in the Americas . . . and Beyond." The presenters will be justices, judges, law professors, and executive officials from twelve countries of the Western Hemisphere and Europe. CLE credits will be available.

For additional information, consult this site in the coming months or phone faculty secretary Kathy Koehler at 412-396-6282.

Duquesne Law Student Excels at Regional Moot Court Competition

Congratulations to John Worgul who won as Best Oral Advocate during the March 14-16 American Intellectual Property Law Association Giles Sutherland Rich Memorial Regional Moot Court Competition. 

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