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Drake Law 2L finds calling in civil and human rights

New York-native Jasmine Meikle fuels her passion to help others in her internship with the Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission.
April 24, 2018

Q&A with Student Bar Association President Jackson O'Brien

Meet Jackson O’Brien, the 2018-19 president of the Drake Law School Student Bar Association (SBA).
April 11, 2018

Two former journalists pursue law degrees at Drake

Drake Law students come from a variety of backgrounds. Two first-year students—Joel Aschbrenner and Grant Rodgers—are former reporters for the Des Moines Register.
April 9, 2018

Drake Law School hosts 81st annual Supreme Court Celebration

On March 22-24, Drake Law School hosted the 81st annual Supreme Court Celebration to honor the Law School's symbiotic relationship with the Iowa Supreme Court and recognize outstanding award winners.
March 29, 2018

Constitutional Law Symposium to explore constitutional democracy

Drake’s Constitutional Law Center will welcome experts from across the country to discuss constitutional democracy in the U.S. and abroad at the annual Constitutional Law Symposium on April 14.
March 27, 2018

Big IDEA Speaker Series to present cybersecurity lecture April 6

Donna Suchy, managing counsel, intellectual property at Rockwell Collins and chair of the ABA Section on Intellectual Property Law, will present “Cybersecurity: Everyone is Talking About It" on April 6.
March 27, 2018

Constitutional Law Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series to explore constitutional conservatism

Professor Ken Kersch of Boston College will present “The Development of Constitutional Conservatism” on March 29 as part of the Drake Constitutional Law Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
March 23, 2018

Drake Law School announces 2018 alumni award winners

Drake Law School is pleased to announce alumni award winners. Karen Shaff, LW’79, was named the 2018 Alumna of the Year; Kristina Stanger, LW’05, was named the 2018 Recent Alumna of the Year; and Robert Oberbillig, LA'56, LW'58, received the Distinguished Public Service Award.
March 12, 2018

ABA President Hilarie Bass to speak at 81st Annual Supreme Court Banquet

Hilarie Bass, the 2017-18 president of the American Bar Association (ABA), will serve as keynote speaker at Drake Law School’s 81st Annual Supreme Court Celebration Banquet and Awards Ceremony on March 24.
March 2, 2018

Johnny Taylor Jr., GR’91, LW’92, named chairman of President Trump’s HBCU advisory board

President Donald Trump announced the appointment of Johnny Taylor Jr., GR’91, LW’92, as chairman of the President’s Board of Advisers on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
February 28, 2018

Romar selected to The National Jurist’s top 20 Law Students of the Year

The National Jurist selected Erin Romar, LW’18, among the top 20 Law Students of the Year. The annual list honors students across the country for making a difference in their law schools and communities.
February 26, 2018

Four Drake Law grads named to Business Record’s Forty Under 40

Four alumni from Drake Law School were named to the Business Record’s 2018 Forty Under 40 list, which recognizes local business leaders in the Greater Des Moines area.
February 2, 2018

Drake Law School to co-sponsor sports betting CLE featuring Sports Illustrated’s Andrew Brandt

Drake Law School and Prairie Meadows are co-sponsoring “Is Sports Betting Coming to Iowa?” on March 5, featuring sports media insider Andrew Brandt as the keynote speaker, as well as panels of gaming law experts.
February 1, 2018

Pritchett named director of Drake Legal Clinic

Suzan Pritchett has been named director of clinical and experiential programs and associate professor of law at Drake Law School, effective July 1.
January 31, 2018

Drake arbitration team wins national championship

Drake’s team of Olivia Brooks, Jordan Garrison-Nickerson, Rachael Irlbeck, and Gabe Walsh won the national ABA Law School Division Arbitration Competition on Jan. 20.
January 22, 2018