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eLaw January 2009

Drake Mediation Team places second in international tournament

One of Drake Law School's mediation teams recently won second place competing against teams from six colleges and universities at the International Mediation Tournament in London, England.
January 14, 2009

Prof. Anderson's article cited in two cases before U.S. Supreme Court

The petitioners' briefs in two cases going before the U.S. Supreme Court, cite and quote heavily from an article in the 1993 issue of the Virginia Environmental Law Journal called "The Hazardous Waste Land," written by Drake Law Professor Jerry Anderson.
January 14, 2009

Law students launch new animal defense organization

Drake's Law School recently gained a new organization for law students -- the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund. The University is the 131st law school with a chapter of SALDF.
January 14, 2009

Drake Law School Mission Statement

Drake Law School prepares outstanding lawyers who will promote justice, serve as leaders in their communities and the legal profession, and respond to the call of public service. We are a welcoming and inclusive community distinguished by an accessible faculty and staff and a collegial student body. We provide an exceptional learning environment that integrates […]
January 14, 2009

Drake plans 72nd Supreme Court Celebration

Drake Law School's 72nd annual Supreme Court Celebration will culminate with the Supreme Court Banquet and a keynote speech by Stephen Rapp, LW'74, prosecutor of the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone.
January 14, 2009

Calendar

THURSDAY, FEB. 19 Constitutional Law Distinguished Lecture -- "Can the U.S. Supreme Court's Keyes Desegregation Decision Unlock Opportunities to Rethink Brown in the 21st Century?" by Phoebe Haddon, 3 p.m., room 213 of Cartwright Hall. FRIDAY, FEB. 27 AND SATURDAY, FEB. 28 Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Neal […]
January 14, 2009

Law student who survived 9/11 talks to middle school students about courage

Drake law student Darren Harkins of Waukee, Iowa, recently spoke to ninth-grade students at Johnston Middle School about courage.
January 14, 2009

Drake Law Review again ranks among top 30 nationwide

For the fourth consecutive year, the Drake Law Review ranks among the top 30 law reviews nationally for the number of times courts have cited its articles.
January 14, 2009

Ag Law Center holds Wind Rights Legal Forum

More than 45 attorneys from across Iowa attended a Wind Rights Legal Forum sponsored by the Drake Agricultural Law Center in November at the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center.
January 14, 2009

PreLaw magazine rates Drake among top schools in two categories

Drake Law School reached the top rankings in Intellectual Property and Advocacy and Dispute Resolution in the latest issue of preLaw magazine.
January 14, 2009

Drake to host second annual roundtable for intellectual property scholars

At the end of this February, intellectual property and technology law scholars from around the world will gather at Drake Law School for the 2009 Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable.
January 14, 2009

Drake law student takes legislative seat

Erik Helland, third-year Drake law student and lifelong resident of Iowa District 69, recently assumed a legislative seat in District 69.
January 14, 2009

National Moot Court team advances to national finals

Drake Law School's Whitfield and Eddy, P.L.C. National Moot Court team recently finished second in the regional rounds of the National Moot Court Competition. Drake will advance to the finals for the 16th time since 1990.
January 14, 2009

Temple University prof to discuss racial and gender bias in the 21st Century

Phoebe Haddon, an expert on racial and gender bias, will deliver Drake Law School's Constitutional Law Distinguished Lecture.
January 14, 2009