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ALUMNI PROFILE: Drake grad Glinton practices law in paradise

Bryan Glinton, GR'93, LW'93, says this without a hint of irony: "The Bahamas is a hot jurisdiction right now." Glinton is talking about the business climate rather than the temperatures in his native Nassau. When it comes to business in the Bahamas, he's always got an eye on the thermometer.
June 1, 2006

Students selected for awards

The Law School faculty selected two students in late spring to receive awards. Brooke Timmer, 2005-06 Student Bar Association president, received the Iowa State Bar Association Award. The award is given to the graduating senior who by service, attitude and ability is expected to be the most successful member of the class in leadership and service to the Iowa State Bar.
June 1, 2006

REWIND: A look back at Drake Law School events this spring

Alumni, faculty and staff gather during the Drake Law School's open house during Drake Relays weekend. Shown are, front row left to right, Drake Law School Dean David Walker, Amy McBeth, Dan and Stephanie Rubinstein, both LW'96, Dan McPherson, LW'96, John Edwards, professor of law, and back row, from the left, Daryn McBeth, LW'96 and Clay Dutcher, LW'96.
June 1, 2006

Law School Commencement Ceremony

The Law School held its Annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2006 in the Knapp Center at Drake University before a crowd of approximately 2,500. One hundred and fifty-nine members of the Class of 2006 received their Juris Doctor degrees in a ceremony attended by students, family and friends,
June 1, 2006

Chief prosecutor in Rwanda genocide trials visits Drake

Stephen Rapp, a former U.S. attorney in Iowa and a 1974 Drake Law School alumnus, is pursuing and prosecuting suspects in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that left 800,000 dead.
April 1, 2006

Drake aims to make Law School one of the best in the Midwest

Drake President David Maxwell recently announced the University's commitment
April 1, 2006

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thomas takes to podium at Drake Law School

United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas spent the week of Feb. 6-10 as distinguished jurist in residence at Drake Law School, where he taught a Supreme Court seminar, met informally with students, faculty and staff and participated in a question-and-answer session with the entire Law School student body.
April 1, 2006

Career Development seeks alumni assistance

Drake Law School's Career Development Office is seeking more partnerships with alumni in an ongoing effort to develop new opportunities for current students.
April 1, 2006

Alumni Events

FRIDAY, APRIL 28 Welcome Back Open House, inside the Drake Law School, Cartwright and Opperman halls, 4 to 7 p.m. Mingle with friends old and new while enjoying food and drinks. Student Ambassadors will be giving tours of Cartwright Hall, Opperman Hall and Library and the Legal Clinic. Drake Law merchandise will be available for […]
April 1, 2006

Panel of judges examine patent law

The Drake University Law School in cooperation with the Association of Patent Law Firms (APLF) hosted a panel of distinguished Iowa judges discussing "Impressions and Observations of Patent Trial and Markman Hearings" on March 9.
April 1, 2006

From the editor

Greetings from eLaw, the quarterly update on the goings-on at your alma mater, Drake University Law School! It's been a busy first quarter of 2006, with United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas teaching classes, faculty, staff and students continuing to build the school's reputation through their work and accomplishments, and a series of nationally […]
April 1, 2006

Humanitarian alumna Vasquez honored at Supreme Court Celebration

Rose Vasquez, LW'85, the executive director of the Polk County (Iowa) Human Services Alliance, was honored as the Drake Law School's Alumna of the Year at the recent Supreme Court Banquet.
April 1, 2006

Drake Black Law Students net regional accolade

The Drake Black Law Student Association chapter was named Chapter of the Year at the Midwest Regional Convention in Madison, Wis., in February. The chapter competed against 45 chapters among 12 states for the award, including heavyweight schools such as Notre Dame University
April 1, 2006

Drake Law Students win regional contest in client counseling

The Drake Law School team of Kim Bartosh and Karin Derry recently won the regional American Bar Association Client Counseling Competition at William Mitchell Law School in St. Paul, Minn.
April 1, 2006

AJS-Drake Law School partner for series on justice system

The Drake Law School and the American Judicature Society partnered for a series of successful and enlightening talks about the United States justice system this fall and spring.
April 1, 2006