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Recent ABA Arbitration Competition

The Appellate Moot Court Board team of Matthew Capan, Francesca Kosec, Peter Reith and Christina Zanic advanced to the semi-final round of the ABA Arbitration Competition Regional, held in Detroit, MI, on November 10-11, 2012. A second team, with students Kelly McCauley, Kaci Young, David James and Andew Stiffler, also competed at the prestigious event. Our congratulations and thanks go out to the Duquesne University School of Law alumni who coached the teams: Sarah Andrews, L '06 ,Frank Stoy, L'12,  Keaton Carr, L'11, and Abbi Marusic, L'11.

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

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BELONGINGS UNATTENDED, ESPECIALLYLAPTOP COMPUTERS, WALLETS, AND PURSES. VALUABLE ITEMS, SUCH AS THESE, HAVE BEEN REPORTED STOLEN IN THE PAST. THE ONSET OF EXTENDED EXAMS HOURS AT DCLI, AND SUBSEQUENT INCREASED NUMBER OF PEOPLE USING THE CENTER, REQUIRES EXTRA VIGILANCE REGARDING YOUR VALUABLES.

IF YOU OBSERVE SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR, PLEASE REPORT IT TOTHE LIBRARIAN ON DUTY.

Reminder: DCLI Exam Hours

Extended hours of operation for exams are Monday, November 26 - Wednesday, December 19. 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.

Exam Hours
November 26 - December 19

Monday - Sunday

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

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

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

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French Court Overturns Concorde Crash Conviction

Mexican Court Tells Yahoo to Pay $2.7 Billion in Breach-of-Contract Suit

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