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eLaw February 2011

Drake Law to host one of two national law school diversity programs

Some 40 students from across the nation will participate in the program at Drake next summer.
February 2, 2011

Power to the Poultry: Professor Jerry Anderson's argument for animal welfare reform

Anderson's paper on the implications of intensive agriculture was published in the January issue of the Stanford Journal of Animal Law and Policy.
February 1, 2011

Drake law student receives Outstanding Trial Advocate Award

Peter Blink, a third-year law student, was one of two law students from Iowa to receive the award from the American Board of Trial Advocates.
February 1, 2011

Drake Law School plans 74th annual Supreme Court Celebration for March 24-26

The banquet will feature a keynote speech by William T. Robinson III, president-elect of the American Bar Association.
February 1, 2011

Four recent grads team up to launch a startup law firm

The founders of Kemp, Eason, Sease & Dyer set out to be their own bosses.
February 1, 2011

French exchange student develops project to compare international treatment of juvenile delinquents

Coralie Martin is analyzing how juvenile delinquents are treated under the United States and French judicial systems.
February 1, 2011

Drake law professor's new book on death penalty cases a 'must read'

Professor David McCord is co-author of "Death Penalty Cases, 3rd Edition," a text Drake law students will read in McCord's Death Penalty course next fall semester.
February 1, 2011

Drake Legal Clinic receives federal grant for new Domestic Violence Immigration Clinic

Students will gain hands-on legal experience in the new clinic while helping some of Iowa's immigrants take legal action against domestic violence.
February 1, 2011

Student lands job in the Bronx District Attorney Office

Third-year student Sam Hodge says his trial experience helped him secure one of four positions that drew some 2,000 applicants.
February 1, 2011

Alumna focuses on easing paths of non-traditional students as member of Board of Counselors

After graduating last May, Diane Crookham-Johnson opened a solo practice and began helping other non-traditional students succeed at Drake Law School.
February 1, 2011

Student elected to Iowa Senate, takes leave of absence from Law School

Drake Law student Jack Whitver won a special election to represent District 35, which covers the northern portion of Polk County.
February 1, 2011

Advanced Appellate Advocacy student wins Iowa Supreme Court Case

The fall semester's group of Advanced Appellate Advocacy Clinic students won all three of their arguments in the Iowa Court of Appeals and Iowa Supreme Court.
February 1, 2011

Professor James Adams retires after a remarkable 36-year career at Drake

Faculty gathered in early December to celebrate the retirement of James Adams, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt distinguished professor of law.
February 1, 2011