Laptop Exams – Important Information

Those of you who qualify to take exams on your laptop, please don’t forget to download your exams.

Windows users: Run Securexam Student program and select Get Exams and Licenses.

Mac users: Run Get Exams and Licenses program.

If you experience problems downloading exams, please contact Milan (412-396-5533, komljeno@duq.edu).

DCLI Services for Law Students

Virtual Reference

Do you have a reference question? Use the DCLI "E-Mail Reference" form to ask a law librarian. The reference inquiries will then be carefully reviewed and answered.


The Center keeps a copy of most textbooks and other materials used during the current semester at the Circulation Desk. Select past exams may also be available. 

  • Materials may be used in the library for 2 hours.
  • Valid DU ID required.
  • Find reserves on SOLCAT

Don't forget that some professors use eReserves

DuqLawWire - The Center's eNewsletter

In order to easily keep you better informed of important legal research resources and events, the Center has created the DuqLawWire and distributed via email to all law students.

Library Blog

In order to easily keep you better informed of important legal developments, the Center has created a blog. Please check out the blog! 

Requesting Items from Other Libraries 

If the Center does not possess a particular source, it may be obtained from another OCLC member library. Availability is confirmed rapidly through WorldCat. Urgent requests for small documents may also be processed by fax. For assistance, contact the Circulation Supervisor (Mrs. McBride) at 412.396.5017. 

DCLI - Federal Depository Library

DCLI is designated as a Federal Depository Library by the U.S. Government Printing Office. As a depository library, we receive selected government publications (e.g. Federal Register, CFR, Congressional Record, Department of Justice Reports) from the government for free. All members of the public are allowed to use these materials. The Government Printing Office is interested in learning more on how users utilize the federal depository program. Please complete the short survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HSLCRRB.


CLE Reminder - Trace Evidence Analysis: Legal Opportunities and Challenges

This Continuing Legal Education seminar is hosted by The Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law.

Friday, December 10
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Rockwell Hall, Rooms 505/506
Duquesne University

For its final Forensic Fridays seminar of the year, the Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and Law is pleased to offer a program intended to bring criminal justice professionals up to speed on the opportunities and challenges facing trace evidence analysis and testimony in an era of both enhanced technology and increased scientific scrutiny. Featuring trace evidence expert David Exline, Senior Vice President of Gateway Analytical, LLC, Sgt. Michael Delcimmuto of the Pittsburgh Police Mobile Crime Unit, and one or more criminal attorneys, this seminar is ideal for prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys, law enforcement officers and private investigators.

This program is accredited by the Pennsylvania CLE Board for three (3) hours of substantive CLE education. For more information or to register, please visit us www.duq.edu/forensics or contact us at 412-396-1330 or wechtinstitute@duq.edu 

Legal News Links


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Whistleblower Settles Suit Against Lockheed — But Now 'the Good Guys' Are In the Way

Former Judges in Court: When 'Your Honor' Becomes Your Problem

French court: Continental guilty in Concorde crash

Kraft seeks injunction against Starbucks

Lawyer says L'Oreal family dispute resolved

Latest Legal Link


American Law Sources On-line


American Law Sources On-line provides “a comprehensive, uniform, and useful compilation of links to freely accessible, on-line sources of law for the United States and Canada.” United States resources are available via the “Federal Government” link, or the user can find legal information by state. Lawsource.com includes links to sources of commentary and practice aids as well. Most resources are available at no charge. This site contains other useful tools, such as a legal directory and answers to legal questions.