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Duquesne Professor Elected to AALS African Law Section

Susan Hascall, assistant professor of law at Duquesne University, was recently elected chair of the African law section of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS). In addition, she serves as treasurer of the Islamic law section of the AALS.

The organization is the principal representative of legal education to the federal government, other national higher education organizations, learned societies and international law schools.

Hascall, whose scholarship focuses on Islamic law and legal pluralism, teachers courses in civil procedure, sales, banking law, Islamic law and emerging legal systems.

Prior to joining the School of Law, Hascall practiced in the areas of commercial litigation and appellate practice. She resides in Squirrel Hill.

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