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Event Reminder: DU Law Alumni Association Hosting Celebration Reception in Honor of 97% Bar Rate

Congratulations to our 2008 Pennsylvania Bar examinees on achieving a 97% successful bar rate for first-time takers! To honor our students and thank all of our hardworking faculty and staff, the Law School and the Duquesne Law Alumni Association will host a celebration reception on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 4-6 p.m., in the Law School Student Lounge. All are invited and encouraged to attend.

Essential Legal Podcasts

The following list is from an article entitled "10 Essential Podcasts" by Robert J. Ambrogi, published in the October 2008 issue of Law Technology News.

1. Legal Talk Network

http://www.legaltalknetwork.com/

2. Podcasts at Hamline University School of Law

http://law.hamline.edu/podcasts-hamline-university-school-law.html

3. ABA Podcasts

http://www.abanet.org/

4. University of Chicago Law School Podcast

http://uchicagolaw.typepad.com/faculty/podcasts/index.html

5. Law and Disorder

http://lawanddisorder.org

6. Out-Law

http://www.out-law.com/page-7212

7. This Week in Law

http://www.twit.tv/twil

8. Hearsay Culture

http://www.hearsayculture.com/

9. International Dispute Negotiation

http://www.cpradr.org/NewsArticles/Podcasts/tabid/319/Default.aspx

10. New Jersey Law Blog

http://www.njlawblog.com/podcast/

Commonwealth Now Available at State Legislature Web Site

Commonwealth, A Journal of Political Science is now available at the General Assembly Web Site under The House tab at the top of the page. This peer-reviewed Journal contains a number of articles dealing with Pennsylvania (full citations are available at the site). The following are sample articles:

The Five-Year Effect of NAFTA on Pennsylvania: An Analysis of Export Data (2003)

Looking Back on the Legislative Modernization Movement in Pennsylvania: Remarks of Herbert Fineman, Former Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives (2003)

What's Local about Local Television News? An analysis of 2004 Election Coverage by Philadelphia's Local Television Stations (2007)

Demographic and Family Differences in Use of Early Childhood Care and Education in Pennsylvania: A 2002 baseline (2007)

Legal News Links

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Judge Rules That Lawyer Can Pursue Employment Bias Suit Against Quaker Group

Doctors' Testimony Enough to Prove Workers' Comp Claimant Faking

EPA Asks Supreme Court to Review Mercury Emissions Case

Latest Legal Links

The Pennsylvania Code

http://www.pacode.com/

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