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Drake law alumna selected as judge

Romonda Belcher Ford, a 1995 graduate of Drake University Law School, recently was selected as Iowa’s first female African-American judge.
August 25, 2010

Legal Insurer ARAG announces scholarship program for Drake law students

Legal insurer ARAG® has announced the creation of the ARAG Chad Hensley Diversity Scholarship at Drake Law School in honor of Chad Hensley, a former company executive, ARAG board member and Drake Law School graduate.
August 25, 2010

Professor Yu headlines online games, virtual policy conference in Scotland

Peter K. Yu, director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School, will speak at the Digital Interactive Symposium in Edinburgh, Scotland on Aug. 27.
August 19, 2010

Drake professor named president-elect of national legal writing organization

Melissa Heames Weresh, professor of law at Drake University, recently was elected president-elect for 2010-12 to the Legal Writing Institute, a national legal writing organization.
August 16, 2010

Professor Begleiter's article featured on top 10 download list

An article by Martin Begleiter, the Ellis and Nelle Levitt professor of law at Drake Law School, recently was listed on the Social Science Research Network's (SSRN) Top Ten download list for Wills, Trusts and Estates Law eJournal.
August 2, 2010

Drake law professor publishes third edition of textbook

Drake University law professor Jerry L. Anderson and his writing partner Dennis D. Hirsch recently published the third edition of their textbook "Environmental Law Practice: Problems and Exercises for Skills Development."
July 29, 2010

Drake law professor contends banking bill protects consumers

Cathy Lesser Mansfield, professor of law at Drake Law School, foresaw the recent financial crisis coming back in 2000, when she testified before Congress about problems in the subprime mortgage lending industry.
July 15, 2010

Drake law students play key role in expanding children's rights in Iowa

Two bills expanding children's rights in Iowa take effect today, thanks largely to the efforts of Drake law students involved in the Law School's Legislative Practice Center and Middleton Center for Children's Rights.
July 1, 2010

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