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Duquesne Law Students Reach Finals in Mock Trial Tournament

For the second time in three years, a team of four Duquesne law students reached the finals at the Buffalo/Niagara Mock Trial Tournament, which is one of the most prestigious in the nation.

Duquesne team members Dana Butia, Britt Freund, Tim Houston and Julia Werner competed along with 41 other teams from top trial advocacy programs, including Temple, Northwestern, Catholic University and Michigan State, among others.

The Duquesne team was coached by Law Professors Bruce Antkowiak and Michael Streib as well as Law School alumni Michael Gianantonio, Amelia Michelle Joiner and Peter Giglione.

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