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Drake Law students protest Stand Your Ground laws

Drake University Law School students organized a rally at the Iowa State Capitol protesting “Stand Your Ground” laws.
June 4, 2012

Using the law to create a greener Des Moines

Drake Law students collaborated with Des Moines organizations to provide legal guidance and help create a more sustainable future for the community.
June 4, 2012

Drake alumna fights for the innocent

Erica Nichols Cook, LW'09, works with the Illinois Innocence Project to help exonerate wrongly convicted individuals.
June 4, 2012

Drake professors receive grant to build on sustainable agriculture research

Neil Hamilton and Ed Cox recently received a grant worth more than $41,000 from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture.
June 4, 2012

Drake Law alumni command “Forty under 40” honors

Five Drake Law School alumni and one current student were named to the 2012 class of "Forty under 40" honorees in Des Moines.
June 4, 2012

Drake Law students compete at regional, national mock trial competitions

Drake mock trial team wins Boston Regional competition and competes at the national level in Las Vegas.
June 4, 2012

Alumni in Afghanistan

Bill Kelly, LW'99, and Maj. Mike Wunn, JO'99, LW'01, talk with Drake students about their deployment to Afghanistan.
June 4, 2012

March marks 75th anniversary of Supreme Court Celebration

Drake Law School’s Supreme Court Celebration brought together law students, faculty and professionals for its 75th anniversary in March.
June 4, 2012

Drake alumna awarded the JFK Profile in Courage Award

Drake alumna Marsha Ternus, LW’77, was recognized for her part in the Iowa Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage.
June 4, 2012

The constitution and the “99 percent”

One of the nation’s most hotly debated issues—income inequality—was the topic of this year’s Drake University Law School Constitutional Symposium
June 4, 2012

Drake Law alumnus elected chief judge for the Iowa Court of Appeals

Larry J. Eisenhauer, LW’74, was elected chief judge for the Iowa Court of Appeals in February 2012.
June 4, 2012

Law School hosts inaugural Diversity Retreat

Fifty students and administrators gathered this semester for Drake Law’s inaugural Diversity Retreat.
June 4, 2012

Supreme Court Celebration brings high-profile case to Drake campus

Drake's 75th Supreme Court Celebration will take place March 29-31.
February 27, 2012

Student fulfills life goal during summer abroad

Law student Emily Zerkel studied at the University of Oxford.
February 27, 2012

Stanford professor lectures to full house on judicial restraint

Pamela Karlan, professor of public interest law at Standford Law School, speaks as part of the Constitutional Law Center Distinguished Lecture Series.
February 27, 2012