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Join Duquesne University alumni and friends tonight at the Heinz History Center when DU Pres-elect Ken Gormley discusses his new NYU Press book, "The Presidents & the Constitution: A Living History." Don't miss this free(!) Books in 'Burgh event. 7-8:30 p.m.
A client of Duquesne University's Civil Rights Clinic received a pardon this week, thanks in part to work of many law students and Prof. Tracey McCants Lewis. Congrats to all! Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story by Torsten Ove: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/city/2016/05/31/Governor-pardons-East-Liberty-woman-65-whose-addiction-drove-her-to-crime-pittsburgh/stories/201605310158
Duquesne Law student Rebecca Canterbury, who is set to graduate next week, wrote this insightful piece for today's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Impoverished parents deserve their day in court http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/Op-Ed/2016/05/29/Impoverished-parents-deserve-their-day-in-court/stories/201605290082
"Now that Bill Cosby's sexual assault case is proceeding to trial, what happens next?" Click below to listen to Prof. Wes Oliver's discussion of the case. http://wesa.fm/post/duquesne-criminal-law-expert-weighs-cosby-sexual-assault-case#stream/0
Rave reviews for Prof. Tracey McCants Lewis's TEDxPittsburgh appearance this weekend. Her talk, "Activate Forgiveness," touched upon the work of Duquesne University's Civil Rights Clinic and law students' efforts to help clients seek pardons and expungements. http://law.duq.edu/news/law-professor-touts-forgiveness-during-tedxpittsburgh-talk
Here's a preview video from the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum about the National Geographic channel show this Fri., May 27, 9 p.m.
Love the National Geographic channel? This Fri., Duquesne University President-elect Ken Gormley makes an appearance in "Gerald R. Ford: A Test of Character." The show airs May 27 at 9/8C. Gormley wraps up commentary on the former president at the end of the program. http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/galleries/gerald-r-ford-a-test-of-character/at/gerald-and-betty-2107416/
Catch Prof. Tracey McCants Lewis's TEDxPittsburgh talk this Sunday, May 22!
In Philly? Four U.S. Constitution experts, including Duquesne University President-elect Ken Gormley, will talk today about how American presidents have confronted and shaped the Constitution at a special program at the National Constitution Center at noon. A book signing of Gormley’s New York University Press "The Presidents and the Constitution: A Living History" will follow the discussion. http://constitutioncenter.org/
Professor Tiffany Sizemore-Thompson recently commented on a high-profile juvenile case in a TribLIVE.com - Pittsburgh's News Source article by Rich Cholodofsky and Debra Erdley. Read http://triblive.com/mobile/10441653-96/court-hribal-westmoreland
Two great opportunities await current and prospective Paralegal Institute students: our Sat., May 7 Open House (9 a.m.) & Tues., May 10 Paralegal Employment Forum (5:30 p.m.). Both events will be held in Libermann Hall. Jump start your paralegal career by planning to attend! http://www.law.duq.edu/academics/paralegal-institute/events
Great opportunity! Join Duquesne University President-elect Ken Gormley, Judge D. Michael Fisher and other distinguished participants in Waynesburg University's CLE seminar at Jesus College, Cambridge University in England Aug. 1-5. Earn 12 hours of CLE, including 2 ethics hours. Duquesne University Alumni Association members, learn more and share this post with your colleagues! http://info.waynesburg.edu/cle
Are you an alum working in public interest law? Read about the William P. Billock Loan Repayment Assistance Program, which assists alumni who graduated in the last 10 years. Applications are now being accepted through September 2. Full details and an application may be found on our website: http://law.duq.edu/alumni/loan-repayment-assistance-program Duquesne University Alumni Association
Great crowd for 2nd Annual Legal Panel on Immigration Rights. Thank you to all speakers, interpreters and audience members who participated and student organizations who put the event together: our Hispanic-American Bar Association, African & Islamic Law Society, International Law Society, and Criminal Law Society. A big thank you to Law Office of Nicola Henry- Taylor, LLC, law student Samantha Tamburro and Robin Connors! Please share to express our law school community's thanks!
Congratulations to Duquesne University School of Law's Federal Litigation Clinic, which this week argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Excellent work by Adam Tragone, Casey Rankin, Mark Adams, Chloe Zidian, and Chris Zozula, shown here with Prof. Laurie Serafino and Supervising Attorneys Sam Simon and Adrian Roe. Learn more: http://law.duq.edu/news/federal-litigation-clinic-argues-case-us-court-appeals-third-circuit
A long-standing public service organization has honored Duquesne University President-elect Ken Gormley and Judge Terrence McVerry, L’68, of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pa. Last evening Amen Corner named Gormley the 2016 recipient of the Judge James R. McGregor Award “for exceptional contributions to the community.” The group named Judge McVerry the 2016 recipient of the Judge Robert E. Dauer Award “for judicial leadership and excellence." Pa. Supreme Court Justice Christine Donohue, L'80, presented the awards. Join us in congratulating the honorees! Duquesne University Alumni Association
Prof. Julia Glencer is the 2016 recipient of the Duquesne Student Bar Association's Excellence in Teaching award. The award recognizes a professor "who has made outstanding contributions in teaching and demonstrated the ability to engage students through teaching that is rigorous and innovative." Prof. Glencer teaches in Duquesne Law's nationally recognized Legal Research and Writing Program. Join us in congratulating Prof. Glencer!
Should students go on digital diet to #studyabroad? Prof. Jacob Rooksby discusses millenials studying abroad, 12:45 pm - 90.5 WESA Essential Pittsburgh Parents, students: listen http://wesa.fm/programs/905-wesas-essential-pittsburgh
Today our Family Law Clinic celebrated Law Student Appreciation Day with Family Division judges from the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. Clinic students and supervising attorney from left: Allison Kowalewski Lewis (& Mallie!), Prof. Kate Norton, Jillian Denicola, Analisa Petrella, Keila Estevez, Elizabeth Dofner, Brittnay Reilly, Carly Loomis-Gustafson, Keanna Seabrooks, Emilie Swan (missing Anne Talarico). Great year, students!
The Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association this week named Prof. Jacob Rooksby as president and presented Duquesne University law student Christian Angotti with the 2016 Student Leadership Award. Join us in congratulating both!
Brazil's largest news organization GloboNews interviewed Duquesne University President-elect Ken Gormley, a constitutional law scholar, about the U.S. impeachment process. The Sem Fronteiras (Without Borders), piece ran earlier this week during a special report about Brazil's political crisis. It airs again tonight. Watch it here: https://law-duq.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=577977bb-6b0c-483c-92b7-c81ea7de6262 GlobalPittsburgh The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh Duquesne University Latin American Student Association - LASA Brazil Nuts - Pitt BRASA Chapter Welcoming Pittsburgh Duquesne University-International Programs
Congratulations Duquesne University Alumni Association law alum Chelsea Meckler, who was sworn into the Pa. Bar by Judge Cathleen Bubash this week. As a student, Meckler worked in the Civil Rights Clinic and received a exemplary service certificate for her more than 120 hours of pro bono service.
Does your company have an effective social media policy? Prof. Jacob Rooksby discusses the issues with Paul J. Gough of the Pittsburgh Business Times. Subscriber? Read the story here: http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/print-edition/2016/04/15/bell-case-magnifies-companies-need-for-social.html
Great to see so many Duquesne University Alumni Association law alums on Friday to thank the outgoing board of governors and welcome the class of 2016. Couldn't attend? View event pics on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/57057581@N08/albums/72157665004084833