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Duquesne CUPL Program Promises Educational Exchange

The Duquesne Duke recently reported new Duquesne exchange programs with Universities in China and Ghana. The new agreement features collaboration with The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic's Science and Law at Duquesne University. Please click on the below photo to access the full article.

Important DCLI Subscription Databases

DCLI's Legal Research Tools page offers links to numerous online subscription research databases. Many students, including First-Year Legal Research & Writing students, will find HeinOnline and Legaltrac particularly useful.

HeinOnline

http://www.heinonline.org/HOL/Welcome

Students and Faculty can access HeinOnline from home or in DCLI by logging in with your name (For example Jane Doe) and Duquesne University ID barcode number (16 digit number on ID card).

HeinOnline provides a number of search and browse features for over two hundred law reviews and the Federal Register, providing the exact page image of legal journals. Journal holdings typically begin from a journal's inception to its most current volume. Holdings information is included in SOLCAT for each title.

Infotrac

Students and Faculty can access HeinOnline from home or in DCLI by logging in with your name (For example Jane Doe) and Duquesne University ID barcode number (16 digit number on ID card).

http://0-infotrac.galegroup.com.library.law.duq.edu/itweb/pitt61724?db=LT

LegalTrac offers indexing for over 800 major law reviews, legal newspapers, specialty law publications, bar association journals and thousands of law-related articles from general interest publications.  Titles with full-text holdings may be identified by searching SOLCAT by title.

Recent ACBA Article by DCLI's Mr. Dittakavi Rao and Ryan L. Dansak

Ryan L. Dansak and Dittakavi Rao. "Jurisdictions Offer Free Caselaw Online." Lawyers Journal. 28 August 2009

Visit the article by clicking on the following PDF article and scroll to page 6:

http://www.acba.org/ACBA/pdf/TLJ/LJv11-18_082809r.pdf

Legal News Links

Review: Deadlines On Demand

China files WTO complaint on US tire tariffs

Murder trial of US student resumes in Italy

New trial order upheld for Pa. death row inmate

Landowners vs. gas drillers comes to top Pa. court

Latest Legal Links

StateLawyers.com

http://www.statelawyers.com/

StateLawyers.com describes itself as a legal directory, allowing the user to locate attorneys by name, location or area of practice. This site offers many other useful resources in addition to the directory. One highlight is the "Practice Definition" page offering detailed descriptions of legal terms and links to additional topic resources. The "State Statutes" allows the user to browse statutes by map. The site also offers an extensive listing of professional contact information on the "Professional Organizations" page. Please visit StateLawyers.com to take advantage of these and many additional free legal resources.