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eLaw March 2008

Trial Practicum features two trials for first time

Adding a second trial to this year's Trial Practicum gave first-year law students a unique opportunity to view proceedings from jury selection to jury verdict in two criminal cases.
March 17, 2008

Supreme Court Celebration recognizes Drake Law School family

The 71st Annual Supreme Court Celebration's activities honored not only students for their accomplishments, but also alumni, faculty, the legal community and Iowa Supreme Court justices who work together to enhance the educational experiences of Drake law students.
March 17, 2008

Iowa Supreme Court held special session at Drake Law School

First-year Drake law students recently heard oral arguments before the Iowa Supreme Court in the courtroom of the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center as part of the Law School's 71st Annual Supreme Court Celebration.
March 17, 2008

Drake law student works with Supreme Court justice in internship program

Third-year Drake law student Anna K. Ryon is working to co-author a law review article with Iowa Supreme Court Justice Brent Appel as part of the Law School's Iowa Supreme Court Scholar Internship program.
March 17, 2008

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 […]
March 17, 2008

Law alumni rendezvous in Las Vegas

Drake Law alumni joined Dean David Walker and Professors Keith Miller and Hunter Clark at a recent alumni gathering in Las Vegas.
March 17, 2008

Calendar

 WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26   Constitutional Law Distinguished Lecture – "The South African Constitution: The Recognition of Social and Economic Rights" by former South African Constitutional Court Justice Richard J. Goldstone, 4 p.m., room 213 of Cartwright Hall. SATURDAY, APRIL 5     Constitutional Law Center 2008 Symposium, -- "The Forgotten Constitutional Amendments," 8:30 a.m. – […]
March 17, 2008

Drake mock trial team advances to national finals

A Drake University Law School mock trial team swept the regional round of the American Association of Justice (AAJ)2008 Student Trial Advocacy Competition recently held in Denver.
March 17, 2008

Longtime register of copyrights to speak at Drake

Ralph Oman, former register of copyrights, will headline the Drake Intellectual Property Law Center's first distinguished lecture in intellectual property law Tuesday, April 22.
March 17, 2008

Law symposium to explore forgotten Constitutional Amendments

Drake Law School's Constitutional Law Center will hold its 2008 symposium titled "The Forgotten Constitutional Amendments" on Saturday, April 5.
March 17, 2008

Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable draws legal academics from around the world

Scholars from the United States to Europe to China gathered recently at Drake Law School for its first annual Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable.
March 17, 2008

Law School creates new certificate program

The Law School has established a certificate program in international law.
March 17, 2008

Former justice on South African Court to headline law series

Former South African Constitutional Court Justice Richard J. Goldstone will headline Drake University's spring 2008 Constitutional Law Distinguished Speaker series Wednesday, March. 26.
March 17, 2008

Client ABA Counseling Team competes in regional competition

Drake Law School's Client Counseling Team of Karen Karr and Curt Steger recently competed in a regional round at William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, Minn. The competition is sponsored by the American Bar Association.
March 17, 2008