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Upcoming Barristers Ball

 

Please save the date for the upcoming Barrister’s Ball!

 

Important Student Organnizations Anouncements

 

Please help our Veterans

Shepherd’s Heart Homeless Veteran's Drop-in Center
Please consider donating:
Gently used clean coats, sweaters, sweat shirts, shoes, and gloves (winter clothes only)
Blankets & Eyeglasses
New socks and underwear
Dry cereal & Sugar
Donations will be collected until January 11th, 2013
Collection Boxes are located in the student locker area
Sponsored by the Older & Wiser Law Society & Military Law Society

Dress for Success Pittsburgh

Thank you to everyone who has donated clothing, shoes, and accessories in support of the Black Law Student Association's (BLSA) Dress for Success-Pittsburgh (DFSP) clothing drive.

Please consider giving a clothing or monetary donation by December 18, which will give a well-deserved woman the Christmas gift of an outfit and accessories so that she can begin the new year with a job and new outlook on life.

The mission of DFSP is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support, and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life.

BLSA will continue to accept donations of business attire (this includes business casual wear), accessories, handbags, shoes, and gently used cosmetics for African-American women. We will also be taking monetary donations that will go directly to DFSP to keep their doors open and to sustain their employment retention programs.

Feel free to contact Christy Gamble, at gamblec@duq.edu, if you have any questions or monetary donations.

Animal Law Society

The Animal Law Society is collecting donations to help The White Oak Animal Safe Haven! They are in need of the following items:
- Dog & Puppy Food (Dry & Canned, please no kibbles n bits)
- Treats for both cats & dogs
- Cat & Kitten Food (Dry & Canned)
- Cat & Dog Toys -
- KMR (powdered milk for newborn kittens) -
- Advantage Flea Treatment for Dogs & Cats
- Leashes & Collars-all sizes
- Laundry Detergent, Bleach, Hand Soap, Disinfectant Cleaners
Please leave your donations in the designated boxes located in the student lounge area until December 19th, 2012.
Thank you!

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.

Legal News Links

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Supreme Court will hear gay marriage cases

Lawyer: McAfee better, hopes to stay in Guatemala

George Zimmerman' s legal team presses case in court, public

The Original Outsourcers Head Out

N.Y. Plan Would Provide Counsel to Immigrants Facing Removal

Latest Legal Link

CNN Justice

www.cnn.com/JUSTICE/

CNN gives top justice stories, containing up-to-the-hour developments in law and high-profile cases. Top headlines located conveniently at center of the homepage allow the user to quickly identify news stories to their interest. The site features legal headlines from the Supreme Court of the United States, for those wishing to monitor the pulse of national justice. CNN Justice offers a particular highlight in its video casts, for example the use can watch Nancy Grace’s reports on various cases and criminal news stories. The site content is divided into three regional categories: East, Central, and West. Below these regional categories, users will find three more headings comprised of news stories by Nancy Grace, Headline News TV, and the Daily Dumb. The Daily Dumb section includes various absurd legal stories, for instance a recent article chronicled " The dumbest punishments that literally fit the crimes" .