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eLaw October 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

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

Drake's experts on judicial selection field media calls, write opinion pieces

Dean Allan Vestal and former Dean David Walker co-published an op-ed on rejecting the efforts to change Iowa's judicial selection process. American Judicature Society research fellow Rachel Paine Caufield was quoted by the New York Times.
October 11, 2010

Law School gains two new faculty members

Assistant Professors of Law Shontavia Johnson and Jonathan Rosenbloom joined the Drake Law School faculty this August.
October 11, 2010

Professor McCord receives Madelyn M. Levitt Award for Community Service

David McCord received the award during the University's recent Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation.
October 11, 2010

Drake Law School dean serves on panel discussing Iowa's merit system of selecting judges

Dean Allan Vestal and retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor also warned against injecting politics into the court system.
October 11, 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