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Drake Law School to host 150th Anniversary Block Party

Drake University Law School will host a block party Friday, Oct. 2 in celebration of the school's 150th anniversary.
September 10, 2015

Drake 3L interns for Polk County probate judge

As a third-year law student, Brianna Vaughn knew she was interested in probate. To get more experience in the field, she spent her last semester at Drake Law School working as a judicial intern for Polk County Associate Probate Judge Craig Block.
September 4, 2015

Justice Mansfield to speak at Iowa Constitution Lecture

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Edward M. Mansfield will serve as the featured speaker at the annual Judge James Grant Iowa Constitution Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 15. The event is free and open to the public.
September 2, 2015

Tracey Meares to deliver 2015 Constitution Day Lecture

Tracey Meares, Yale Law School professor and one of the nation’s experts on race relations and law enforcement, is the featured speaker for the 2015 Drake University Constitution Day Lecture Sept. 17.
September 2, 2015

Drake Law School to present IRS Tax Workshop

Drake Law School, in conjunction with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, is partnering with the IRS Exempt Organization Division to present "IRS Tax Workshop: For Small and Medium Sized Nonprofit Organizations" on Sept. 10.
August 24, 2015

Peter Neufeld of The Innocence Project to deliver 35th Bucksbaum Lecture

Peter Neufeld, co-founder of The Innocence Project, will deliver the 35th Bucksbaum Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Drake University Knapp Center.
August 18, 2015

Drake to host nationally televised DNC debate

Drake University will host a live, nationally televised debate among Democratic presidential candidates on Nov. 14, 2015. Drake Law School's Kern Commons will be the site of the spin room following the debate.
August 7, 2015

Drake Law alumnus selected to Nation’s Top One Percent of Attorneys

Michael S. Siddall, LW’74, has been selected to the 2015 list of the Nation’s Top One Percent of Attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (NADC).
July 2, 2015

Professor Yee receives inaugural Principal Financial Group Global Citizenship Award

Ellen Yee, Drake Law School professor and director of international programs, was honored with the inaugural Principal Financial Group Global Citizenship Award during the Fall 2015 Convocation on Aug. 28.
July 2, 2015

Ternus to be inducted into Iowa Women's Hall of Fame

Marsha Ternus, LW'77, and former chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, will be inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame on Aug. 22 for her impact on the status of women in Iowa.
July 2, 2015

Gov. Branstad visits new 1L students during orientation

Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad visited Drake Law School on Aug. 20 to speak to first-year J.D. students during new student orientation.
June 8, 2015

Drake Law students help feed Iowa

Food trucks can now operate in downtown Des Moines thanks to the work of Drake Law School students. In a Drake Law course on sustainability and law, students were tasked with writing ordinances for issues related to entrepreneurship, energy efficiency, waste management, and water management.
June 8, 2015

Sease named interim director of Intellectual Property Law Center

Ed Sease, partner at McKee, Voorhees, & Sease, PLC, and a 1967 alumnus of Drake University Law School, has been named interim director of the Drake University Law School Intellectual Property Law Center, effective July 1.
June 8, 2015

Kende authors textbook on comparative constitutional law

Carolina Academic Press has recently published Comparative Constitutional Law: South African Cases and Materials in a Global Context by Mark S. Kende, director of the Drake Constitutional Law Center and a James Madison Chair Professor in Constitutional Law at Drake Law School.
June 8, 2015

Drake Law students help feed Iowa

Food trucks can now operate in downtown Des Moines thanks to the work of Drake Law School students.
May 29, 2015