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South Side Resident Wins Student Writing Award

James Doring, a web and communications specialist in Duquesne University's Palumbo-Donahue School of Business, placed second in the 2012 James E. Beckley Student Writing Competition for his article Not Much to "Like" About the Facebook IPO: How Regulation FD Can Help Fix the Waning Confidence of the Reasonable Investor.

The James E. Beckley Student Writing Competition is a contest for law students interested in Securities Arbitration and Securities Law. Doring received a special plaque and a $750 for the student writing competition, which is sponsored by the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association.

A resident of Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhood, Doring attends Duquesne's School of Law as a third-year evening student.

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