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Law School ranks among nation's best in legal writing, intellectual property

Drake Law School's programs in legal writing and intellectual property are ranked among the top programs in the nation in the 2010 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," published by US News & World Report magazine.
April 20, 2009

Students find Trial Practicum educational, exhilarating

First-year students observed an actual jury trial in the criminal case of State v. Linda Wilson during this year's Trial Practicum.
April 20, 2009

Prof. Mark Kende's new book draws international attention

Even before its March release, Mark Kende's new book comparing constitutional rights in South Africa and the United States received positive reviews on national blogs and garnered high marks from numerous scholars.
April 20, 2009

Calendar

FRIDAY, MAY 15 Law School Commencement, Keynote address -- "Your Life's Blueprint: From Pericles to Facebook" by U.S. District of Northern Iowa Court Judge Mark. W. Bennett, LW'75, 7 p.m. Knapp Center. MONDAY, JUNE 1 - TUESDAY, JUNE 2  Second Summer Institute in Intellectual Property, Biotechnology and Agricultural Sciences, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Neal and Bea […]
April 20, 2009

Participants find Intellectual Property Roundtable invaluable, enlightening

More than 50 scholars from the United States, as well as Australia, Canada, China, Finland, Israel and the United Kingdom gathered for the second annual scholars roundtable.
April 20, 2009

Drake, Des Moines University partner to pave road for health law careers

Drake Law School and Des Moines University (DMU) are now offering joint Master of Health Care Administration or Master of Public Health and Juris Doctor/law degrees.
April 20, 2009

Whitfield & Eddy PLC Moot Court team ranks in top eight in national competition

The team recently finished in the top eight out of 28 teams that competed in the national finals of the 59th Annual National Moot Court Competition.
April 20, 2009

Drake announces scholarship for third-year law students

The David S. and Sara K. Walker Scholarship launched this spring and was established by Drake law school alumni, faculty and friends of the University.
April 20, 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

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