Home  »  Newsroom  »  Drake News  »  Law School News

Law School News

Drake Law School to offer new masters programs

Drake University Law School recently established three Master of Laws (LL.M.) and Master of Jurisprudence (M.J.) programs in Intellectual Property Law, Health Law and Individualized Studies.
April 22, 2009

Drake Law School celebrates Supreme Court Celebration

Drake Law School students, faculty, staff and alumni recently gathered with law professionals, friends of the University and seven Supreme Court justices to celebrate Drake's accomplishments.
April 6, 2009

Drake Law School hosts 'Presidents Helping Children' exhibit

Drake University Law School opened the "Presidents Helping Children" exhibit Wednesday at the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center, 2400 University Ave.
March 26, 2009

Drake Law Writing Competition finalists recognized

Five law students were selected as finalists in the annual Drake University Law School Writing Competition. This year’s competition problem involved the government’s actions in connection with raids on the meat processing plants in Postville, Iowa.
March 24, 2009

Professor Yu keynotes anniversary conference of Asian American Law Professors

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 serve as a keynote speaker at this year's Conference of the Asian Pacific American Law Faculty (CAPALF).
March 23, 2009

Drake food campaign aims to help Iowans in tough economic times

With the recession in mind, Drake University is again promoting a food campaign that will help Iowans keep more money in their pockets by buying local food while supporting local farmers and businesses.
March 18, 2009

Drake Symposium to explore global perspectives on religion, the state

Scholars will share their global expertise on the constitutional relationships between various religions and governments during the annual Constitutional Law Symposium on Saturday, April 4, at Drake University Law School.
March 18, 2009

Drake Law student argues case before Iowa Supreme Court

Just three days after winning the award for best oralist in the annual Iowa Supreme Court Competition on Saturday, Drake University law student Erin Grundy again found herself standing before the seven justices of the state's highest court.
March 12, 2009

Drake Law School, DMU partner to promote health law careers

Health care and legal issues are becoming more intertwined. In recognition of that, two respected universities have partnered to offer a joint program track to prepare graduate students for careers in health law.
March 11, 2009

Drake welcomes World Intellectual Property Organization

On Thursday March 12, representatives of the World Intellectual Property Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations, will visit Drake University Law School to introduce their organization.
March 10, 2009

Iowa Supreme Court to hold special session at Drake Law School

The first cases heard by the Iowa Supreme Court next week may attract a larger audience than usual. Students at Drake University Law School will have the opportunity to see how attorneys represent their clients before the court during oral arguments starting at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, in the courtroom of Drake's Neal and Bea Smith Law Center, 2400 University Ave.
March 6, 2009

Temple Law School professor delivers lecture on racial equality

Professor Phoebe Haddon of Temple Law School, one of the nation's leaders on promoting diversity in higher education, gave a presentation on racial bias to an overflow crowd at Drake Law School on Feb. 19.
February 26, 2009

Drake Law professor shares expertise on China

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, wrote an opinion piece for The Des Moines Register on potential changes in U.S.-China policy.
February 25, 2009

Drake to host second annual roundtable for Intellectual Property scholars

Intellectual property and technology law scholars from around the world will gather at Drake Law School this month for the 2009 Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable.
February 24, 2009

Drake Law students win national writing awards

Two third-year Drake University Law School students Ashley Dose and Lauren Yates recently received honors in national health law writing competitions for their seminar papers.
February 24, 2009