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Duquesne University School of Law trains lawyers to a high degree of professional skill with a special, Catholic sensitivity to ethical and moral concerns.

In pursuing Duquesne University's educational philosophy, the School of Law espouses the belief that the product of education is the person who thinks, judges and acts constantly and consistently, with right reason and a view to one's ultimate end. We aim to facilitate the development of purposeful character, intellectual accomplishment, emotional and social maturity and professional efficiency. We understand that the preparation of a student for the legal profession involves the development of a special character, competency and disposition.

 Known for our commitment to providing an education that emphasizes not just intellectual growth, but also ethical development, a degree from Duquesne prepares you to make solid contributions in your field and in your community. A Duquesne education helps you to develop job skills, learn to think critically and come to better understand yourself and the world around you.

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