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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

Drake offers law degree for healthcare professionals

MJ in Health Law A master of jurisprudence is ideal for individuals wanting a law degree but do not want to practice law.
May 26, 2015

Drake Law alumna attends law school after career change

Poppy Davis, 2014 graduate of Drake Law School, interrupted a strong career path to attend law school. She has now been hired by SAGE (Sustainable Agriculture Education) as program director.
May 21, 2015

Drake Law alumna honored with Gertrude E. Rush award

Dr. Deborah Ann Turner of Des Moines, VP of International Programs for Outreach, Inc., and a 2007 graduate of Drake University Law School, was awarded the Gertrude E. Rush Award by the National Bar Association.
April 29, 2015

Professor Yu to speak at Harvard Medical School Conference

On April 16, Peter K. Yu, Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and the director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will discuss international cooperation on drug procurement and supply at a Harvard Medical School conference.
April 15, 2015

Drake 3L wins case in Iowa Supreme Court

Before graduating from law school, Austin Mouw, a third-year law student at Drake, has already won two jury trials and a case before the Iowa Supreme Court.
April 9, 2015

Agricultural Law Center to co-sponsor water quality meeting

Three Maryland officials will visit Iowa to discuss progress toward clean water goals in the Chesapeake Bay. Lessons learned in that six-state watershed that may be helpful to Iowa will be the topic of a public presentation set for Monday, April 13, sponsored by State Rep. Chuck Isenhart (D-Dubuque) and the Drake Agricultural Law Center.
April 9, 2015

Students sponsor annual Court2Court 5K

The Drake Law School Public Interest Law Association (PILA) will host its annual Court2Court 5K on Saturday, April 18. The event is a benefit for Iowa Legal Aid (ILA) and the Poverty Law Internship Program that Iowa Legal Aid and Drake have run each summer for 20 years.
April 8, 2015

Drake 3L wins case in Iowa Supreme Court

Before graduating from law school, one student has already won two jury trials and a case before the Iowa Supreme Court. Austin Mouw, a third-year law student at Drake, received the good news on Friday: the Iowa Supreme Court ruled in favor of his client.
April 8, 2015