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Legal Research & Writing Program Nationally Ranked

The School of Law's Legal Research and Writing Program is ranked as #17 in the nation, as announced by U.S. News and World Report. The 2010 rankings list Duquesne's program ahead of 170 other ABA-accredited law schools. This is the second time in two years that the School of Law has been listed in this Specialty Rankings category. The Legal Writing specialty ranking is voted on by legal writing directors throughout the country, reflecting the opinion of those with specialized knowledge of the field.

West Find&Print Enhancements

The following information is from West:

The West Find&Print online environment is being enhanced to provide several new features for your convenience. Here's a link to Find&Print: http://findprint.westlaw.com/

These new enhancements are:   

  • Print statutory text only.
  • Print cases without the synopsis and digest fields.
  • Print KeyCite Negative Treatment only.
  • Exclude Court documents from KeyCite History.
  • Send all documents within one email attachment.

These new options will allow you to print only what you need for statutes, cases and KeyCite results when using the Find&Print website. Now you can print only the statutory text without annotations, or print a case without the synopsis and digest fields. If you are KeyCiting, the new features will allow you to print Negative Treatment only and to exclude Court Documents from KeyCite History.

Coming Soon! Look for these options for the Find&Print function on your law school page!

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

Tuesday, May 19

SUMMER HOURS BEGIN

 

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