DCLI Summer Research and Reference Assistance

The DCLI/ACLL staff would like to wish all Duquesne University law students an enjoyable summer break. In the meantime, don't forget to contact us with any reference needs, or submit a question via our eReference service. Also, visit the library web site to access important updates and legal research resources:


DCLI Summer Hours 2010

Summer hours of operation, Tuesday, May 18 - Sunday, August 15:

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


New PA Joint State Government Commission Publication

The Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission offers a new publication: Powers of Attorney: Proposed Amendments to the Probate, Estates, and Fiduciaries Code. The following is a link to the March, 2010 issue

Upcoming CLE: "Behavioral Science Evidence in Divorce and Custody Cases"

June 4, 2010
Duquesne University School of Law
Room 204

In this seminar, Allegheny County Common Pleas Court Family Division Judge David Wecht will be joined by forensic psychologist Dr. William Fischer and matrimonial attorney Candice L. Komar in a consideration of the behavioral scientific issues pertaining to divorce and child custody proceedings.

FORENSIC FRIDAYS is a CLE and Professional Education Seminar Series hosted by the Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

Members of the Duquesne community - students, faculty, and staff may register free of charge. Please visit the Forensic Fridays web page for more information.

Legal News Links

Kagan's Rookie Missteps Could Fuel Claims of Inexperience

Double Jeopardy May Apply to Former Adelphia Executives

IT Outsourcing: New Lessons for Customers, Vendors

Supreme Court: Sex offenders can be held indefinitely

Pennsylvania's court system faces severe cash crunch

Latest Legal Links

Throughout the 2009-2010 academic year, DuqLawWire provided links to numerous legal web sites. Below, you will find a list of all those sites from the past year. We hope you will find this "year in review" helpful for identifying useful online legal resources.

AboutTheLaw http://www.allaboutlaw.com/

JD2B http://www.jd2b.com

StateLawyers.com http://www.statelawyers.com/

Tarlton Law Library http://tarlton.law.utexas.edu/tallons/content_search.html

International Court of Justice http://www.icj-cij.org/

LLRX.com http://www.llrx.com/

Pennsylvania Legal Research Web Sites http://www.pennsylvanialegalresearch.com/

Legally Minded http://www.legallyminded.com/default.aspx

NOLO http://www.nolo.com/

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission http://www.sec.gov/about.shtml

Campus Legal Information Clearinghouse http://counsel.cua.edu/

The National Center for State Courts http://www.ncsc.org/default.aspx

LawyerExpress http://www.lawyerexpress.com/

Legal-Database.com http://www.legal-database.com/

Allegheny County Bar Association http://www.acba.org/

Google Scholar http://scholar.google.com/

FDsys http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/

Getlegal.com http://www.getlegal.com/

USLaw http://www.uslaw.com/

WestLawNext http://west.thomson.com/westlawnext/

LegalTalkNetwork http://legaltalknetwork.com/

FindLaw LawBrain http://lawbrain.com/wiki/Main_Page

Lexis Congressional Wiki http://wiki.lexisnexis.com/congressional/index.php?title=Main_Page

PublicLegal http://www.ilrg.com/

Supreme Court http://www.supremecourt.gov/

NLJ http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/index.jsp

eHow http://www.ehow.com/

Just The Law Links http://www.justlawlinks.com/

Hieros Gamos http://www.hg.org/

Law Professor Blogs http://www.lawprofessorblogs.com/