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Student elected to Iowa Senate, takes leave of absence from Law School

Drake Law student Jack Whitver won a special election to represent District 35, which covers the northern portion of Polk County.
February 1, 2011

Advanced Appellate Advocacy student wins Iowa Supreme Court Case

The fall semester's group of Advanced Appellate Advocacy Clinic students won all three of their arguments in the Iowa Court of Appeals and Iowa Supreme Court.
February 1, 2011

Professor James Adams retires after a remarkable 36-year career at Drake

Faculty gathered in early December to celebrate the retirement of James Adams, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt distinguished professor of law.
February 1, 2011

Power to the Poultry: Professor Jerry Anderson's argument for animal welfare reform

Anderson's paper on the implications of intensive agriculture was published in the January issue of the Stanford Journal of Animal Law and Policy.
February 1, 2011

Drake law student receives Outstanding Trial Advocate Award

Peter Blink, a third-year law student, was one of two law students from Iowa to receive the award from the American Board of Trial Advocates.
February 1, 2011

Eighth Circuit holds arguments at Drake Thursday, Nov. 4

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit will hear three cases in the courtroom of the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center.
October 13, 2010

Lecture to explore Supreme Court confirmation process

Lori A. Ringhand, a nationally recognized expert on the Supreme Court confirmation process and judicial behavior, will deliver the lecture Oct. 21.
October 13, 2010

Longtime register of copyrights to give Drake lecture Oct. 25

Ralph Oman emphasized increasing the international protection of American copyrights when he was register of copyrights from 1985-93.
October 13, 2010

Professor Hamilton featured in DSM Magazine

Neil Hamilton, professor of law and the Dwight D. Opperman chair of law and director of the Agricultural Law Center, was featured for his contribution to the field of sustainable agriculture.
October 11, 2010

Law School welcomes visiting faculty

The Drake Law School welcomed three visiting faculty members to campus in August.
October 11, 2010

Public Service Speakers Series features U.S. District Judge John Jarvey

U.S. District Judge John Jarvey of the Southern District of Iowa gave a free, public lecture Oct. 7.
October 11, 2010

Constitutional Law Symposium set for April 2, 2011

The event, titled "Debating the Living Constitution," will feature a discussion of David Strauss' book "The Living Constitution."
October 11, 2010

U.S. State Department publishes Drake law professor's article on Internet freedom and intellectual property rights

A commissioned article by Peter K. Yu has been published and translated into multiple languages by the U.S. State Department.
October 11, 2010

Law alumna selected as first black female judge in Iowa

Romonda Belcher, LW'95, recently was selected as Iowa's first female African-American judge.
October 11, 2010

Justice Alito offers an 'oral' history lesson and opines on televised hearings

Samuel A. Alito Jr. said televising hearings would change the nature of arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.
October 11, 2010