Post Tagged with: "Duquesne Law"

Do We Need Data Privacy?

Do We Need Data Privacy?

Photo provided courtesy by Unsplash.com. By Daniel Pagana, Staff Writer Many industries are subject to privacy laws.  Often times, privacy law violations indicate potential criminal conduct because of the nature of certain sensitive information.  For example, sensitive data held by the banking industry is subject to the Right to Financial […]

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New York State Court to Hear Large Defamation Case in Allegations of 2020 Election Fraud

  Photo provided courtesy of Unsplash.com. By Kirstin Kennedy, Staff Writer   A small election software company has filed a $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News, alleging that several of the network’s commentators defamed the company by wrongfully accusing if of failing to properly count votes in the 2020 presidential […]

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What is the Religious Freedom Restoration Act?

Photo provided courtesy of ACLU of Alaska, acluak.org. By Samantha Dorn, Staff Writer In February of this year, the House of Representatives voted to pass the Equality Act.[1]  The Equality Act amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes and prohibiting […]

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Duquesne University School of Law Students and Faculty Remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Duquesne University School of Law Students and Faculty Remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Photo provided courtesy of the Office of Duquesne University President Ken Gormley By Margaret Potter, Feature Editor   The year 2020 has been marked by tremendous loss, and the highest court in our land has been no exception. On September 18, 2020 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to […]

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Standard 310: The ABA’s New Take on Credits

By Kyle Steenland, Associate Editor In the past year, the American Bar Association (ABA) released Standard 310 (Standard) — a standard that would impact virtually every law student currently enrolled in accredited law schools.[1] This Standard delineates precisely what constitutes a “credit hour” and sets forth the requirements needed to […]

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‘Resurrecting Truth’ Symposium Explores Importance of Trust in Public Discourse

By Nicole Prieto, Editor-in-Chief Additional Reporting by Natalia Holliday, Web Editor Duquesne University School of Law hosted the symposium “Resurrecting Truth in American Law and Public Discourse: Shall These Bones Live?” last Thursday through Friday, featuring a keynote presentation and two panels of distinguished scholars from various institutions across the […]

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