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Reminder: DCLI Thanksgiving & Exam Hours

The Center will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, and be CLOSED on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Extended hours of operation for exams are Monday, December 2 - Wednesday, December 18. The Center will be open 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m., Monday through Sunday, during this period. Also, DCLI will be open on Saturday, December 8, the Immaculate Conception holy day.

Thanksgiving Break
November 21 - November 25

Wednesday, November 27

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 28 and
Friday, November 29


Saturday, November 30

9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Sunday, December 1

12 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Exam Hours
December 2 - December 18

Monday - Sunday

7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 8 - The Immaculate Conception - DCLI will be OPEN

Please visit the DCLI hours page to view a complete schedule of operation, including Thanksgiving Break, Exams Period, Christmas Break, and the Interim Period.

Document Scanner Available for Trial Period

There is a new document scanner from Scannx, located on the 2nd floor of the Center, near the copiers. Please try scanning files, the device is on loan for a trial period. We encourage students and faculty to try it out. We'll need to pack it up on the 26th or 27th of November to mail it back, so don't miss this opportunity to try the latest technology, and provide your input on its usefulness.

DCLI New Acquisitions List Now Available

Looking for the most recent collection additions? The Center is pleased to offer a list of the newest titles at both DCLI and ACLL.

The following link provides a selection of recently cataloged materials for the Center for Legal Information and the Allegheny County Law Library. It includes new arrivals, in alphabetical order by subject heading. Additional details include title, call number, location, and a link to the item's SOLCAT record. If you wish to borrow circulating materials, please ask at the Circulation Desk for assistance.

New Acquisitions:

The October 2013 New Acquisitions List is now available at the following link:


School of Law PA Bar Admissions Ceremony

The Hon. Max Baer, L'75, presiding
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
10:00 AM, Law School Room 302
Reception following in the 4th Floor Lounge

2013 graduates only RSVP by November 21, 2013

Duquesne Law Alumni Association Holiday Party

Honoring Fellows of the 1911 Society
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
5:30-7:30 PM, The Africa Room, Duquesne Union
DLAA and 1911 Society members only RSVP by December 6, 2013

New York City Law Alumni Reception

Thursday, January 2, 2014
6:00 - 8:30 PM at the Hilton New York Midtown
RSVP by December 20, 2013

Legal News Links

Pentagon urges Karzai to sign troop plan quickly

Defense bill caught in Congress' political divide

Cantor on deal with Iran: 'Mistrust and verify'

EU, Russia face off before divisive summit

Talks on German government enter decisive phase

Yale police probe report of gun on campus

UK police arrest couple suspected of holding three women captive for 30 years

Latest Legal Link

Online Continuing Legal Education


The Online Continuing Legal Education offers online courses for attorneys to meet their CLE accreditation requirements. LawLine is a leading provider of such courses and partners with law schools and bar associations nationwide, to offer high quality education. The site’s homepage displays the newest featured courses available. Example include “Recent Developments in New York Search and Seizure Law”, “What Florida Business Owners Need to Know about ADA”, and “Basic Considerations for Real Estate Transactions” Users also may choose CLE offerings by state. Simply scroll to the bottom of the screen and choose the desired state. Interested parties may also follow Lawline’s blog, “Company Culture”.