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Drake Law celebrates retirement of two professors

Drake Law School is celebrating the retirements of two esteemed professors: David S. Walker, the Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law, and Marty Begleiter, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Law.
February 8, 2016

Drake team wins ABA Client Counseling Regionals

The Drake Law School Client Counseling team of Erika Bertrand (3L) and Nick Behlke (3L) won the ABA Region 8 Client Counseling Competition. They will compete in the national finals at Baylor University Law School in April.
February 8, 2016

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

Brooke Miller Axiotis, LW’12, Noreen Otto, LW’06, and Mike Richards, LW’01, have been selected to the 2016 Forty Under 40 list by the Business Record. The annual list honors local business leaders under the age of 40 who have “demonstrated impressive career achievements and unparalleled community involvement.”
February 8, 2016

Drake Law Real Estate Transactions CLE is March 4

Drake Law School is hosting the 2016 Real Estate Transactions CLE on Friday, March 4 at the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center as part of Drake University's Continuing Legal Education programs.
February 5, 2016

Professor Strassberg to lecture on polygamy and the U.S. Constitution

Maura Strassberg, professor of law at Drake Law School, will present "Scrutinizing Polygamy after Hobby Lobby and Obergefell" as part of the Drake Constitutional Law Center's Distinguished Lecture Series on Feb. 4.
February 3, 2016

Former chief judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to visit Drake

Randall R. Rader, former chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will be a Distinguished Visitor at Drake Law School Feb. 22-23. In addition, Rader will present a open lecture on standards, patents, and the proper valuation of technology on Feb. 23.
February 3, 2016

Five Drake Law students ask questions during CNN Democratic Town Hall

On Jan. 25, Drake University hosted a Democratic presidential candidate town hall in Sheslow Auditorium, which was broadcast live on CNN. During the event, five Drake Law School students had the opportunity to ask the candidates questions.
January 26, 2016

Drake signs partnership agreement with University of Havana in Cuba

Officials at Drake University and the University of Havana have signed a long-term Memorandum of Understanding. The agreement builds upon years of research and collaboration between the two schools, including recent pioneering research by Drake’s Agricultural Law Center in Cuba.
January 11, 2016

Anderson named dean of Drake Law School

Jerry Anderson, the Richard M. and Anita Calkins Distinguished Professor of Law, has been named dean of Drake University Law School, effective July 1, 2016.
January 5, 2016

Drake selected to host CLEO pre-law summer institute

Drake University Law School has been selected to host the 2016 Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) Pre-law Summer Institute on June 5-July 2, 2016.
December 22, 2015

Gov. Branstad, LW'74, becomes longest serving governor in U.S. history

Iowa Gov. Terry E. Branstad, a 1974 graduate of Drake University Law School, broke the record for longest serving governor in United States history on Monday, Dec. 14.
December 14, 2015

From Germany to Alaska: Alumnus uses Drake Law degree across the globe

Nathan MacPherson, LW’06, is proof that a degree from Drake University Law School can take you anywhere. He heads the Anchorage, Alaska, office of The MacPherson Group, P.C., he is licensed in California and a solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales, and he represents clients all over the world.
December 11, 2015

Professor Keith Miller provides expertise in gaming law

Drake Law School professor Keith Miller teaches gaming law, a three-credit course that covers what constitutes gambling, the social harms of gambling, licensing and regulation, contracts, tribal gaming, state lotteries, sports betting, poker, and more.
December 11, 2015

A Closer Look: Ellen Yee, Director of International Programs

Ellen Yee has two long-held passions: the law and international relations. Learn more about the professor of law and director of international programs at Drake Law School.
December 11, 2015

Drake Law students get involved in political action

One of the perks of being a Drake Law student is the opportunity to be involved in politics. Drake Law students are able to work on campaigns, get a front row seat to debates, meet candidates, and more.
December 10, 2015