DCLI RESEARCH EXPO 2011 - Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Learn more about legal research from the major law publishers and developers of legal information systems.
Exhibits ~ Demonstrations
Food ~ Prizes
Classroom Demonstration Schedule
Publishers attending include:
- American Lawyer Media
- ProQuest Congressional
- Research Inst. of America
- Thomson Reuters
- and More!
Celebrate 100 Years of Duquesne Women in the Law
Join us on Tuesday, October 18 when we welcome our keynote speaker, Linda L. Kelly L'75, PA Attorney General, and honor Judge Donetta W. Ambrose, L'70, with the Carol Los Mansmann Award for Distinguished Public Service.
Please visit the event announcement for more details regarding the Celebration of 100 Years of Duquesne Women in the Law.
Reminder: Upcoming Annual Wecht Institute Conference: Predators and their Prey
Friday and Saturday
October 21-22, 2011
Power Center Ballroom
Event Web Site: http://www.duq.edu/predators/index.cfm
The conference will convene experts in behavioral science, criminalistics, criminal law, victimology and other related fields to address various topics relating to the investigation and prosecution of violent offenders.
For more information, contact the Institute or visit the Conference Website.
Legal News Links
LSAC settles test taker's ADA complaint
Boxer increases pressure on ABA over law school jobs reporting
Night school grad gives $2 million to Minnesota law school
Calif. gov. enacts ban on open handgun carrying
Law Firms' Latest Office Openings Feature Continental Shift
Alternative Business Structure Launched Under U.K. Legal Services Act
A Breakthrough in India, or Another False Spring?
UK to consider criminalizing forced marriages
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