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Spring CLE Topics Include Affordable Care Act, International Law and More

The Dean John J. Sciullo Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Series at the Duquesne University School of Law presents its spring schedule, with topics including the Affordable Care Act, international law, prohibition and more.

The four-part CLE series begins with The Affordable Care Act: Exploring the First Five Years and Looking to the Future on Saturday, Feb. 28, from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Presented by Visiting Assistant Health Law Professor Valarie Blake, this session will address the current state of health law and policy now that the Affordable Care Act is almost fully implemented. Other topics include current legal challenges, new data on the outcomes of major provisions in 2014 as well as the future of the Affordable Care Act in relation to the 2016 elections.

The spring CLE series schedule is as follows:

  • International Law and the Local Practitioner, Saturday, March 28, presented by Duquesne Law Dean Emeritus Dr. Nick Cafardi and Professor of Law Robert S. Barker
  • Advanced Legal Writing Student and Professor CLE Presentations, Saturday, April 25, presented by Duquesne Assistant Law Professors Julia Glencer and Tara Wilke and students from their advanced legal writing course
  • How Prohibition Explains Modern Criminal Procedure, Saturday, May 16, presented by Duquesne Associate Law Professor Wes Oliver, director of the School of Law's criminal justice program.

All CLE sessions will be held in Room 203 of the law school from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Individual sessions generally cost $90 or $300 for all four sessions. For details, including registration, special rates and CLE credits, visit www.duq.edu/cle, email cle@duq.edu or call 412.396.6300.

The Sciullo series is named for the late professor, who served as dean of Duquesne University's School of Law from 1982-1993. He served as dean emeritus until his death in 2000, and is remembered for fostering the law school's CLE program from its beginning.

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