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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

Drake recognized as a Best Value Private Law School

Drake University Law School has been ranked #16 in the 2015 Best Value Private Law Schools by The National Jurist. This marks the third year in a row Drake Law School was included in the list.
December 1, 2015

Drake Law students help Burmese family in green card clinic

Drake Law students Hannah Beach, Ana Dixit, and Mark Ross participated in a green card clinic as part of a joint project between Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) and Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC).
December 1, 2015

Drake arbitration team wins regionals

The Drake University Law School student arbitration teams placed first and second at the regional American Bar Association Law Student Division Arbitration Competition on Nov. 7-8.
November 20, 2015

Drake Law General Practice Review is Dec. 10-11

Drake University Law School is hosting its annual General Practice Review on Dec. 10-11 at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines.
November 10, 2015

Drake Law students selected to attend food law summit

Drake Law students Caitlin Andersen, Natalie Ginty, Sable Joseph, and Kelly Nuckolls attended the first-ever Food Law Student Leadership Summit at Harvard Law School. They were among 100 students from more than 50 law schools nationwide selected to participate in the event.
November 6, 2015

Eighth Circuit to hold arguments at Drake

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit will hold oral arguments in the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center courtroom on Thursday, Nov. 5, at 1 p.m.
October 21, 2015