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Professor Kende blogs about Supreme Court nominee's confirmation hearing

Professor Mark Kende, the James Madison chair of constitutional law and director of the Constitutional Law Center at Drake University Law School, is writing a blog for the Des Moines Register about U.S. Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's confirmation hearing.
June 28, 2010

Professor Yu testifies before the U.S. International Trade Commission

Drake University Law Professor Peter K. Yu, the Kern Family chair in intellectual property law and the founding director of the Intellectual Property Law Center, testified Tuesday before the U.S. International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C.
June 16, 2010

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to give Opperman Lecture

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. will deliver the 12th Dwight D. Opperman Lecture in Constitutional Law at Drake University on Thursday, Sept. 30.
June 15, 2010

Alumnus selected to lead Thurgood Marshall College Fund

Johnny Taylor, GR'91, LW'92, recently was named CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF).
June 9, 2010

Iowa Heartland RC&D joins Drake in local food campaign

Drake University is partnering with Iowa Heartland Resource Conservation and Development to expand the amount of healthy foods both grown on local farms and consumed in central Iowa.
May 26, 2010

Law graduate paves way for future Drake Law scholars

While many law graduates nationwide may be looking to recoup what they've spent to earn their degree, one Drake law student is already creating an opportunity through which he can give back. As he graduates, Opperman Scholar Philip De Koster is working to endow a scholarship for third-year Drake law students who are actively involved in mentoring fellow students.
May 18, 2010

Professor Hamilton testifies before U.S. House Agriculture Committee

Drake University Law Professor Neil Hamilton, director of Drake Law School's Agricultural Law Center, testified today before the full U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture in Washington, D.C.
May 13, 2010

Zwagerman named visiting scholar with Drake Agricultural Law Center

Drake University and Faegre & Benson LLP are pleased to announce the firm is launching a Visiting Scholar Program in collaboration with Drake University's Agricultural Law Center. Faegre & Benson attorney Jennifer Williams Zwagerman, an alumna of Drake University Law School, has been chosen as the first visiting scholar.
May 13, 2010

Law symposium addresses 'Same-Sex Marriage Divide'

Some of the most prominent North American experts came together to debate both sides of the same-sex marriage issueat the Drake Law School Constitutional Law Center's annual symposium last month.
May 6, 2010

ISBA president to give Law School commencement address

Drake University Law School will honor 141 graduates at its commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Drake Knapp Center, 2601 Forest Ave.
May 4, 2010

Drake's Neil Hamilton to be featured on IPTV for food documentary discussion

Law professor Neil Hamilton, director of Drake University's Agricultural Law Center, will be featured Wednesday, April 21, as a guest on an episode of Iowa Public Television's "Iowa Journal" exploring Iowans' perspectives on the film "Food Inc."
April 20, 2010

Drake Law School ranks among the nation's best in intellectual property, legal writing

Drake University Law School's programs in intellectual property and legal writing are ranked among the top programs in the nation in the 2011 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," published by US News & World Report magazine.
April 16, 2010

Professor Yu speaks at Department of Commerce meeting

On April 28, Professor Peter K. Yu, the Kern Family chair in intellectual property law and the founding director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will speak at a public meeting at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C.
April 15, 2010

Drake students counter Westboro Baptist Church protest

More than 400 Drake University students and other supporters waved signs and chanted "No hate at Drake" over and over as they gathered in front of Old Main early Saturday morning to counter a protest by members of the Westboro Baptist Church.
April 12, 2010

Drake Law professor honored with alumni service award

Melissa Weresh, professor of law and director of legal writing at the Drake University Law School, recently received the 2010 University of Iowa Alumni Service Award at a ceremony held in Iowa City, Iowa.
April 8, 2010