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Drake to host conference on sustainable land ownership

Experts in land tenancy, ownership and conservation will present a land owner conference at Drake University on Thursday, July 28. Governor Terry Branstad will open the conference with an 8 a.m. address.
July 11, 2011

Recent grad wins first trial, $2.5 million jury verdict

As a prospective student, Whitney Judkins, LW'09, chose to attend Drake Law because of its reputation for providing a practical law education.
June 14, 2011

Graduate’s work among best law review articles of the year

An article by Beth Dooley, LW'11, has been named as one of the best law review articles published within the last year.
June 2, 2011

Dean Vestal receives Burton Award for Legal Writing

Dean Allan Vestal recently won a prestigious Burton Award for Legal Writing.
May 27, 2011

Drake alums/students meet in Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis

Networking events allow students to get a jump on their job search and alumni to stay connected to Drake.
May 24, 2011

Building on Excellence

Renovation of Cartwright Hall is essential to the future of Drake Law School and the success of our students.
May 24, 2011

Drake Law holds 74th Annual Supreme Court Celebration

Drake Law students observe the Iowa Supreme Court in action; long-time professors honored for service.
May 24, 2011

Drake Law hosts symposium on "Debating the Living Constitution."

Con Law Symposium celebrates 10-year partnership with Belin McCormick, P.C
May 24, 2011

Intellectual property conference attracts international scholars

Renowned intellectual property scholars converged on the Drake University campus on April 1"“2 to participate in the 2011 Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable hosted by Drake Law School.
May 24, 2011

On leadership, philanthropy and practicing law across international borders

Drake Law alumnus and board member Daniel Jacobi discusses his unique career and the impact Drake has had on his life.
May 24, 2011

Recent grad wins first trial, $2.5-million jury verdict

Whitney Judkins, LW'09, credits Drake Law School's focus on practical education with her success in the courtroom.
May 24, 2011

Celebrating National Library Week

Events at the Dwight D. Opperman Law Library provide opportunities for student engagement "” and prizes.
May 24, 2011

Drake Law Hosts Mock Trial Finals

Continuing the tradition of partnership between the American Mock Trial Association and Drake Law School
May 24, 2011

Collaboration leads to publication

Recent alumnus Peter Leo, LW'10, publishes persuasive paper on mortgage law reform.
May 24, 2011

Pioneering Alumna Delivers Law School Commencement Address

Romonda D. Belcher, LW'95, the first African American women to serve as a judge in Iowa, delivers inspiring commencement address to Drake Law graduates.
May 24, 2011