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Drake Law School to host seminar for women farmers, food-based entrepreneurs

A free seminar for women farmers and food-based entrepreneurs will be held at the Drake University Law School on Wednesday, Nov. 3.
October 29, 2010

Eighth Circuit to hold arguments at Drake Nov. 4

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit will hold oral arguments at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in the courtroom of the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center.
October 26, 2010

Profile spotlights Jim Albert's efforts to stick up for underdogs

The Des Moines Register ran a lengthy feature story about Drake University Law School Professor Jim Albert on Sunday, highlighting Albert's many initiatives to help underprivileged people.
October 26, 2010

Longtime register of copyrights to give Drake lecture Oct. 25

Ralph Oman, former register of copyrights, will present the Drake Intellectual Property Law Center's Distinguished Lecture in Copyright Law on Monday, Oct. 25.
October 25, 2010

Drake Law fraternity to hold annual Eat-A-Thon fundraiser

After four successful years of transforming chicken wing consumption into charitable fundraising, the Drake University Law School fraternity Delta Theta Phi will co-sponsor the fifth annual Eat-A-Thon. The event will benefit the Iowa-Central American Relief Effort (I-CARE) on Wednesday, Oct. 20.
October 19, 2010

Drake Law ranked in Princeton Review's 'Best Law Schools'

Princeton Review ratings reveal Drake law strengths Drake University Law School's experiential learning opportunities, faculty accessibility, hands-on approach to teaching legal theory and preparation for the job market drew praise from students surveyed for the Princeton Review's latest rankings of the nation's best law schools.
October 18, 2010

Lecture to explore Supreme Court confirmation process

Lori A. Ringhand, a nationally recognized expert on the Supreme Court confirmation process and judicial behavior, will deliver the lecture Oct. 21.
October 13, 2010

Eighth Circuit holds arguments at Drake Thursday, Nov. 4

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit will hear three cases in the courtroom of the Neal and Bea Smith Law Center.
October 13, 2010

Longtime register of copyrights to give Drake lecture Oct. 25

Ralph Oman emphasized increasing the international protection of American copyrights when he was register of copyrights from 1985-93.
October 13, 2010

Constitutional Law Symposium set for April 2, 2011

The event, titled "Debating the Living Constitution," will feature a discussion of David Strauss' book "The Living Constitution."
October 11, 2010

U.S. State Department publishes Drake law professor's article on Internet freedom

A commissioned article by Peter K. Yu has been published and translated into multiple languages by the U.S. State Department.
October 11, 2010

Law alumna selected as first black female judge in Iowa

Romonda Belcher, LW'95, recently was selected as Iowa's first female African-American judge.
October 11, 2010

Public Service Speakers Series features U.S. District Judge John Jarvey

U.S. District Judge John Jarvey of the Southern District of Iowa gave a free, public lecture Oct. 7.
October 11, 2010

Justice Alito offers an 'oral' history lesson and opines on televised hearings

Samuel A. Alito Jr. said televising hearings would change the nature of arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court.
October 11, 2010

Drake's experts on judicial selection field media calls, write opinion pieces

Dean Allan Vestal and former Dean David Walker co-published an op-ed on rejecting the efforts to change Iowa's judicial selection process. American Judicature Society research fellow Rachel Paine Caufield was quoted by the New York Times.
October 11, 2010