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FRIDAY, MAY 15 Law School Commencement, Keynote address -- "Your Life's Blueprint: From Pericles to Facebook" by U.S. District of Northern Iowa Court Judge Mark. W. Bennett, LW'75, 7 p.m. Knapp Center. MONDAY, JUNE 1 - TUESDAY, JUNE 2  Second Summer Institute in Intellectual Property, Biotechnology and Agricultural Sciences, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Neal and Bea […]
April 20, 2009

Participants find Intellectual Property Roundtable invaluable, enlightening

More than 50 scholars from the United States, as well as Australia, Canada, China, Finland, Israel and the United Kingdom gathered for the second annual scholars roundtable.
April 20, 2009

Drake, Des Moines University partner to pave road for health law careers

Drake Law School and Des Moines University (DMU) are now offering joint Master of Health Care Administration or Master of Public Health and Juris Doctor/law degrees.
April 20, 2009

Whitfield & Eddy PLC Moot Court team ranks in top eight in national competition

The team recently finished in the top eight out of 28 teams that competed in the national finals of the 59th Annual National Moot Court Competition.
April 20, 2009

Drake announces scholarship for third-year law students

The David S. and Sara K. Walker Scholarship launched this spring and was established by Drake law school alumni, faculty and friends of the University.
April 20, 2009

The legal profession is Job 1 in the Vestal family

Incoming Drake Law School Dean Allan Walker Vestal knew he wanted to be a lawyer by the time he was in first grade.
April 20, 2009

Drake law profs gain national attention as experts on marriage equality case

Drake professors Mark Kende and Maura Strassberg were sought out by national media to comment about the recent same-sex marriage decision in Iowa.
April 20, 2009

New masters programs in law to be offered this fall

Drake Law School recently established three Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) programs in Intellectual Property Law, Health Law and Individualized Studies.
April 20, 2009

Drake Law School celebrates success and its ties to law community

Drake Law School students, faculty, staff and alumni recently gathered with law professionals, friends of the University and seven Supreme Court justices to celebrate Drake's accomplishments.
April 20, 2009

Middleton Center receives Advocate Award from United Way

The Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children's Rights at Drake Law School received the Advocate Award for organizations with fewer than 100 employees at the 2009 Live United Recognition Event .
April 20, 2009

Law student presents oral argument before Iowa Supreme Court

Just three days after winning the award for best oralist in the annual Iowa Supreme Court Competition, Drake law student Erin Grundy again found herself standing before the seven justices of the state's highest court.
April 20, 2009

Law School ranks among nation's best in legal writing, intellectual property

Drake Law School's programs in legal writing and intellectual property are ranked among the top programs in the nation in the 2010 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," published by US News & World Report magazine.
April 20, 2009

Students find Trial Practicum educational, exhilarating

First-year students observed an actual jury trial in the criminal case of State v. Linda Wilson during this year's Trial Practicum.
April 20, 2009

Prof. Mark Kende's new book draws international attention

Even before its March release, Mark Kende's new book comparing constitutional rights in South Africa and the United States received positive reviews on national blogs and garnered high marks from numerous scholars.
April 20, 2009