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Law Professor Receives IABA Appointment

Duquesne University Distinguished Professor of Law Robert S. Barker has been appointed chairman of the Law School Section of the Inter-American Bar Association (IABA).

The IABA represents a permanent forum for the exchange of professional views and information for lawyers to promote the “Rule of Law” and protect the democratic institutions in the Americas.  Barker has also served as chair of the IABA’s Committee on Constitutional Law and as the Association’s general reporter.

An award-winning teacher, Barker has been a faculty member in the Duquesne University School of Law since 1982.  His areas of expertise include international law, constitutional law, legal process, comparative law and civil procedure.

Barker resides in Bethel Park.

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