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Middleton Center receives Advocate Award from United Way

The Joan and Lyle Middleton Center for Children's Rights at Drake Law School received the Advocate Award for organizations with fewer than 100 employees at the 2009 Live United Recognition Event .
April 20, 2009

Law student presents oral argument before Iowa Supreme Court

Just three days after winning the award for best oralist in the annual Iowa Supreme Court Competition, Drake law student Erin Grundy again found herself standing before the seven justices of the state's highest court.
April 20, 2009

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

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