Duquesne University School of Law http://wesa.fm en Duquesne Law's 100th Class Prepares For Graduation http://wesa.fm/post/duquesne-laws-100th-class-prepares-graduation <p>When the first graduates from the Duquesne University School of Law received their diplomas, Woodrow Wilson was president and baseball legend Babe Ruth was just making his major league debut.</p><p>That was 1914. Now, the 100<sup>th</sup> graduating class is preparing to take the stage.</p><p>Ken Gormley, dean of the Duquesne University School of Law, said there are a lot of similarities between the two graduating classes.</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 18:14:51 +0000 Michael Lynch 30117 at http://wesa.fm Zappala Donates Books to Duquesne Law Students http://wesa.fm/post/zappala-donates-books-duquesne-law-students <p> When veterans face criminal charges in Allegheny County, many of them are not represented by experienced lawyers.&nbsp; Instead, they are often defended by law students.</p><p><br />“It’s critical to help these individuals on so many different levels,” said Allison Gordon, Duquesne University law student and clinic manager. “We have them socially engaged, we have their medical engagement through VA resources and then for us to be able to help them with their legal issues, it helps bring them back into the community and be active members.”</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 10:40:49 +0000 Jessica Nath 30008 at http://wesa.fm Zappala Donates Books to Duquesne Law Students Duquesne Prof: PA Supreme Court All Talk, No Action on Vacancy Pick http://wesa.fm/post/duquesne-prof-pa-supreme-court-all-talk-no-action-vacancy-pick <p>One legal observer says the state Supreme Court is all talk, no action when it comes to making its own pick to replace the suspended justice who plans to resign in May.<br><br>The interim judge will fill the seat of suspended Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who’s resigning in May as she awaits sentencing for campaign corruption.<br><br>The high court’s chief justice suggests his colleagues might make their own choice for a replacement, preempting an appointment by the governor to fill the vacancy.<br> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 22:00:57 +0000 Mary Wilson 6828 at http://wesa.fm