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Pitt Law alum to be first female Chester County district attorney

Deb Ryan won the Chester County District Attorney’s race last month after serving as a prosecutor in southeastern Pennsylvania for 15 years.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Contributing Editor

December 4, 2019

A Pitt law alum, Deb Ryan, recently defeated Mike Noone in the Chester County District Attorney's race. She will be the first woman to serve in this role.

Pitt Law dean Carter to step down, leaving Pitt a second dean position to fill

Pitt Law Dean William Carter will step down after the 2017-2018 academic year. (Pitt News File Photo)

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief

June 30, 2017

The dean of Pitt’s law school, William M. Carter Jr., is stepping down to return to teaching full-time, becoming the second Pitt dean ending their tenure next spring. Carter's decision comes soon after engineering dean Gerald Holder announced in May he will step down and return to the faculty. Carter and Holder will leave their positions ...

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