Admitted Students Day

 

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WELCOME MEETINGS

STUDENT BAR ASSOCIATION

SBA Welcome Meeting

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
5:30 p.m. (EST)

Duquesne University School of Law Student Bar Association (SBA) is hosting an online meeting for future SBA students. Our goal is to help make your Pittsburgh transition as seamless as possible by connecting with the SBA Mentor-Mentee Committee! SBA provides a venue for the open exchange of ideas and issues of interest to the Duquesne Law student community.

Topics will include the following:

  • The role of SBA on Duquesne's campus,
  • The role of the Mentor-Mentee Committee
  • Resources in the community to help transplant students acclimate to the Pittsburgh community,
  • Meet SBA Officers and ask us questions about our experiences at Duquesne

Follow SBA on Instagram @sba_duquesnelaw

HISPANIC AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

HABA Students

Wednesday, June 24 2020
6:30 p.m. (EST)

Duquesne University School of Law Hispanic American Bar Association (HABA) is hosting an online meeting for future HABA students. Our goal is to help make your Pittsburgh transition as seamless as possible by connecting with HABA and future HABA members! HABA provides a venue for the open exchange of ideas and issues of interest to the Hispanic community on a local and national level.

Topics will include the following:

  • The role of HABA on Duquesne's campus,
  • Resources in the community to help transplant students acclimate to the Pittsburgh community,
  • Meet HABA executive board and ask us questions about our experiences at Duquesne

BLACK LAW STUDENTS ASSOCIATION

BLSA Students

Saturday, June 13, 2020
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. (EST)

Duquesne University School of Law Black Law Students Association (BLSA) is hosting an online meeting for future BLSA students. Our goal is to help make your Pittsburgh transition as seamless as possible by connecting with BLSA and future BLSA members!

Topics will include the following:
• The role of BLSA on Duquesne's campus,
• black resources in the community to help transplant students acclimate to the Pittsburgh community,
• and meet BLSA faculty advisor and Associate Professor, Jalila Jefferson-Bullock.

FACULTY HOST SUMMER ONLINE PROGRAM

A TYPICAL 1L CLASS: IN THE CLASSROOM & ONLINE

Kravetz

Thursday, June 11, 2020
4:00  p.m. (EST)

Professor Robert Kravetz will be hosting a session on both classroom and online approaches and show the module.

GRADING AND THE CURVE

Oliver Grading and The Curve

Thursday, July 16, 2020
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. (EST)

Professor Wesley Oliver will be hosting a session on grading and the curve specifically at Duquesne University School of Law.

THE FIVE TYPES OF LEGAL ARGUMENTS

Huhn The Five Types of Legal Arguments

Thursday, July 23, 2020
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. (EST)

Professor Will Huhn will be hosting a session on legal reasoning, a powerful tool for creating, attacking, and evaluating legal arguments.

BRIEFING A CASE

Tara Willke Briefing a Case

Thursday, August 6, 2020
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. (EST)

Learning the law requires being able to critically read legal authorities, and briefing a case is a method lawyers use to read case law. Join Professor Willke as she hosts a session on case briefing.

Check your email for details about registration. This is a secure event and is password protected. Please note, you will have to download Zoom prior to joining the meeting.

 

ADMITTED STUDENTS DAY VIDEO ARCHIVE | MEDIASITE

Video of the Virtual Admitted Students Day held on April 11, 2020 and Spring 2020 mini Zoom online sessions can be viewed on Mediasite.

You may also view mock classes, and current online classes on this site. All videos from our 2019 Admitted Students Day are also available for your review. Please check back often for new video content from Deans, faculty, students, and staff. 

Virtual Tour of the Law School

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Student Interviews and Videos | Instagram

Incoming Class Fall 2020 | Facebook Group

  • In addition, a couple times a week, interviews with current students and live #DuqLawTakeovers will be posted on @DuquesneLaw Instagram Stories. This will help to provide you with a sense of our community. Join our Facebook Incoming Class Fall 2020 group to stay updated on any important announcements. We are looking forward to meeting you as soon as possible.

Feel free to reach out to any member of the Admissions staff if you have questions or concerns, lawadmissions@duq.edu. We are here to assist you.