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Duquesne University School of Law Scores a 97% Bar Passage Rate

Duquesne University School of Law is excited to announce this year's 97% bar passage rate! Congratulations to the successful July 2008 first-time bar examination participants.

Please visit the Pennsylvania Board of Law Examiners web site to view a full report of bar exam statistics.

Security Alert: Please Do Not Leave Your Belongings Unattended in the Library

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BELONGINGS UNATTENDED, ESPECIALLY LAPTOP COMPUTERS, WALLETS, AND PURSES. VALUABLE ITEMS, SUCH AS THESE, HAVE BEEN REPORTED STOLEN. IF YOU OBSERVE SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR, PLEASE REPORT IT TO THE LIBRARIAN ON DUTY.

Ethics Codes Available on ITT Website

The Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at Illinois Institute of Technology provides full-text ethical codes for the major professional associations. Please visit the following web address to access codes of ethics, organized by professional category:

http://ethics.iit.edu/codes/codes_index.php

Information needed for School of Law Student Directory

All law students are asked to visit the following School of Law link and complete the form: http://www.law.duq.edu/form.html

This information will be used to produce the Student Directory. If you have any questions, please contact Jodi Gill at 412.396.6186.

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Latest Legal Links

Newly Redesigned Pennsylvania Courts Web Site

http://www.aopc.org/default.htm

The Pennsylvania Unified Judicial System recently redesigned their web site. A wealth of information from and about the Pennsylvania courts has been assembled on this very useful, public accessible resource. All appellate court opinions are here as well as statewide dockets, annual statistical reports, court calendars, news releases and much more.