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Alumni Events

TUESDAY, SEPT. 15 Constitution Day Celebration and Constitutional Law Distinguished Lecture, Adam Liptak, Supreme Court correspondent of the New York Times, "The Roberts Court in the Obama Era: A Reporter's Reflections," 3 p.m., room 213 of Cartwright Hall FRIDAY, OCT. 2 Leland S. Forrest Society Reception. THURSDAY, OCT. 8 Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture, An Evening with Maya […]
July 22, 2009

Drake law professor honored for refugee work

David McCord will receive a 2009 Governor's Volunteer Award on July 27 for his work with refugees.
July 22, 2009

Law students participate in eyewitness ID test

A group of Drake law students recently helped cast doubt on the reliability of eyewitness identification in an experiment where they misidentified a thief.
July 22, 2009

Law School to host New York Times' U.S. Supreme Court journalist

Adam Liptak will lead Drake’s Constitution Day celebration Tuesday, Sept. 15, with a lecture on "The Roberts Court in the Obama Era: A Reporter's Reflections."
July 22, 2009

Drake, ISU launch land tenure project

Drake and Iowa State University are collaborating on a sustainable agriculture and land tenure research and outreach project.
July 22, 2009

Intellectual Property Law Center expands its ties in China

This summer, Peter Yu collaborated with scholars and legal experts in China and helped expand the Intellectual Property Law Center's international ties.
July 22, 2009

Middleton Center celebrates emancipation bill signing

A revamped version of a bill allowing minors to petition for emancipation -- drafted last year by five Drake students -- was one of nine bills signed into law recently by Iowa Gov. Chet Culver.
July 22, 2009

Prof. Clark accepts award on behalf of Justice Thurgood Marshall's family

Hunter R. Clark traveled to the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kan., to commemorate the 55th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling.
July 22, 2009

Drake Law School celebrates 2009 graduates; Prof. Laurie Doré named DU Teacher of Year

Drake gained 143 Law School alumni after the graduates in the class of 2009 donned their caps and gowns at the Law School's Commencement Ceremony this spring.
July 22, 2009

Drake law students gain valuable exposure to Supreme Court case

Prior to going before the U.S. Supreme Court, Jack Gross v. FBL Financial Group made an appearance at Drake.
July 22, 2009

Energy and innovation characterize Drake Law School

Welcome to the new issue of eLaw, which showcases interesting faculty, students and alumni doing exciting things.
July 22, 2009

Lovell takes Drake to China, strengthens ties to three universities

Russell Lovell recently returned from a three-week trip in China, where he met with numerous faculty members and students and gave presentations at three Chinese Universities.
July 17, 2009

Obama nominates distinguished Drake alum for State Department post

Stephen Rapp, prosecutor of the United Nations Special Court for Sierra Leone, has been nominated for a key U.S. State Department post by President Barack Obama.
July 17, 2009