Plaintiffs' Atty Gives Duquesne Law $7.5M To Educate Judges

By Dan Packel (July 25, 2017, 5:45 PM EDT) -- Prominent Philadelphia plaintiffs' attorney Tom Kline, a founding partner of Kline & Specter PC, announced Tuesday that he was giving $7.5 million to his alma mater Duquesne University School of Law to fund a center aimed at educating Pennsylvania judges.

The Thomas R. Kline Center for Judicial Education will work alongside the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts to establish a curriculum of courses and seminars for the state's more than 600 trial and appellate judges.

The effort will be overseen by the state's Supreme Court, and the center will work with deans and scholars at all nine law schools in Pennsylvania...

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