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 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 "Transitional Justice:  The Dilemma of Pursuing Peace and Justice Simultaneously in an Ongoing Conflict," by Juan E. Mendez, president of the International Center for Transitional Justice, 4 p.m., room 213 Cartwright Hall. Mendez's lecture is part of Drake's Constitution Day celebration. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2 Dwight D. Opperman Lecture in Constitutional Law by […]
September 15, 2008

Drake Law School ranks No. 2 as Best in Practical Training by National Jurist

Drake University Law School took the No. 2 spot as Best in Practical Training in the National Jurist Law School Rankings.
September 15, 2008

Graduate receives Award of Merit from Iowa Judges Association

Iowa Court of Appeals Judge Larry J. Eisenhauer, LW'74, recently received the Iowa Judges Association Award of Merit.
September 15, 2008

Prof. Foxhoven named executive director of Drake Legal Clinic

Assistant Clinical Professor Jerry Foxhoven, LW'77, recently was appointed executive director of Drake Legal Clinic, one of the nation's top 25 legal clinics.
September 15, 2008

Prof. Rigg quoted in major newspapers; testified before Congress on Postville raid

Robert Rigg, BN'75, AS'75, LW'78, associate professor of law and director of the Law School's Criminal Defense Program, recently was quoted in the Washington Post and New York Times and testified before Congress on recent illegal immigrant raid trials.
September 15, 2008

Constitutional Law Lecture series to feature highly accomplished attorneys and scholars

This year, as part of its constitutional law lecture series, Drake will host an international human rights advocate, a criminal law expert and a legal scholar who studies gender and equality.
September 15, 2008

Drake Law School Mission Statement

Drake Law School prepares outstanding lawyers who will promote justice, serve as leaders in their communities and the legal profession, and respond to the call of public service. We are a welcoming and inclusive community distinguished by an accessible faculty and staff and a collegial student body. We provide an exceptional learning environment that integrates […]
September 15, 2008

Drake Law School embraces global connections

Drake Law School faculty members Luke Meier and Peter K. Yu visit China; the Law School welcomes scholars and students from China; and the Intellectual Property Law Center makes global connections.
September 15, 2008

Drake Law School gains health law professor Stacey Tovino

Associate Professor of Law Stacey Tovino joined the Law School faculty on Aug. 1.
September 15, 2008

Law prof looks forward to the world premiere of her opera

Cathy Lesser Mansfield, a classically trained musician and a nationally recognized expert on the subprime lending crisis, has composed an opera about the Holocaust.
September 15, 2008

Law students volunteer to help veterans at StandDown

Ten Drake law students offered legal assistance to homeless veterans during the Veteran's Administration StandDown last weekend.
September 15, 2008

Law student appointed as liaison for ABA and its Law Student Division

Drake law student Theresa E. Hassler recently was appointed to the Section of Dispute Resolution of the American Bar Association's National Student Liaison Division.
September 15, 2008

Drake law student appointed to Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service

Drake Law School student Emiliano Lerda, 28, has been appointed to the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service on the heels of winning the Governor's Volunteer Award.
September 15, 2008

Drake grad wins President of the Year Award for Drake Student Bar Association

Recent Drake University Law School graduate Sean Bagniewski has won the 2008 Student Bar Association President of the Year Award from the American Bar Association/Law Student Division.
September 15, 2008

Drake Law School accepts national award for professionalism

Drake Law School officials recently accepted the E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association at the ABA's annual meeting in New York City.
September 15, 2008