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June 2011 CLE Schedule at ACLL

The following CLE classes will take place at ACLL. Contact Kathy Koehler by email, or to register by phone, 412.396.6282. Contact Dr. Joel Fishman by email for further information, or by phone, 412.350.5353. Please visit the official Allegheny County Law Library CLE page for complete registration information.

LOCATION: All classes are held in the Allegheny County Law Library in the City County Building. Walk-ins allowed.

Tuesday,
June 28, 2011
9:00 a.m. - noon

PA Legal Research

Review of published Pennsylvania primary resources (court reports, constitution, statutory law, administrative law) and secondary sources (digests, citators, annotations, encyclopedias, continuing legal education materials) with some references to important Internet Web sites..

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for (3) credits of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and (0) credits of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit

Tuesday,
June 28, 2011
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Internet Legal Research

Provides history of Internet, components of the Internet, general web sites, various types of search engines, general and legal Web sites including primary and secondary Web sites for federal and Pennsylvania legal information, general information such as finding people, news and periodical literature.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for (3) credits of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and (0) credits of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit

Wednesday,
June 29, 2011
9:00 a.m. - noon

Federal Legal Research

Review of published Federal primary resources (court reports, constitution, statutory law, administrative law) and secondary sources (digests, citators, annotations, encyclopedias, treatises) with some references to important Internet Web sites.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for three (3) credits of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and (0) credits of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit

Wednesday,
June 29, 2011
noon - 1:00 p.m.

Standards of Review

Taught by Professor Julia Glencer.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) credits of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) credits of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit

Wednesday
June 29, 2011
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Researching Legal Ethics

Review of both printed and Internet sources for performing research in legal ethics.

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for zero (0) hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit.

Wednesday
June 29, 2011
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Researching Pennsylvania Constitutional Law & History

This course is approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for one (1) credits of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and zero (0) credits of ethics, professionalism or substance abuse CLE credit

 

Governor Tom Corbett speaks at 2011 Commencement

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett served as the Law School's Centennial Commencement Speaker on June 5, 2011.

Endowed Fund at Duquesne Law School Honors Murrays, Promotes Scholarship

The School of Law will be the recipient of a newly established $1.2 million endowment fund, thanks to Chancellor and Professor of Law John E. Murray Jr. Murray designated the funding, which originated from a grant the Richard King Mellon Foundation made in 2001 in honor of his service to the university and community, to leave an important legacy during the School’s centennial year. The Dr. John and Liz Murray Endowed Fund for Scholarly Development will enhance the scholarly environment and culture in Duquesne’s School of Law. Press release

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:

http://www.duq.edu/documents/law/library/

Legal News Links

Court turns away appeal over Steinbeck copyrights

Lawyers target gay marriage ruling by Calif judge

Interim dean gets the permanent job in Toledo

N.Y. High Court Tosses $900 Million Verdict Against Carlos Slim and America Movil

Examiner: Heart-shaped adhesive found on tape covering Caylee's mouth

Hong Kong Makes Play for Asia's Arbitration Crown

Legal Outsourcing Wave Comes Ashore to the U.S.

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