Reminder: Important Laptop Exam Information

As most of you already know, if you plan to take exams using your laptop, you must install a program called Securexam Student (April 20 -April 30, 2009) and take the practice exam. You can find detailed information regarding Mandatory Student Requirements for laptop exams on the web at the below link.

All students planning to use their laptops for exams must carefully read and comply with these requirements. Full details...

Dr. Murray's New Contracts Publication

Chancellor and Law School Professor Dr. John E. Murray, Jr. has completed a one volume desk edition of all 89 chapters of the treatise, Corbin on Contracts. Dr. Murray is the co-author of the biannual supplements to this treatise, and the author of revised Volume 9 of the Corbin treatise as well as his own often cited treatise, Murray on Contracts.

Professor Barker's recent KDKA-TV Appearance

Robert S. Barker, Duquesne University Distinguished Professor of Law, was a guest participant on the KDKA-TV public affairs program "KD/PG Sunday Edition," April 19, 2009, where he discussed international and United States law with respect to the problem of Somali pirates.

DCLI Spring 2009 Extended Exam Hours

DCLI will be open for SPRING EXAM HOURS according to the following schedule. Please visit The Center's hours page for more information regarding hours of operation.

Monday, April 27 - Sunday, May 17

Monday - Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Monday, May 18
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Tuesday, May 19



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