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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

Drake Law professor to analyze WTO decision in Geneva

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 provide an analysis of the recent WTO panel decision in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday, Feb. 23.
February 17, 2009

Drake Law School awarded grant from Prairie Meadows

Drake University Law School has been awarded a $12,500 grant to help update the computer and audiovisual equipment in the Legal Clinic courtroom from Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino through its Community Betterment Grant Program.
February 12, 2009

Drake Law moot court team ranks in top eight in national competition

The Drake University Law School National Moot Court team recently finished in the top eight out of 28 teams that competed in the national finals of the 59th Annual National Moot Court Competition. The team's brief was judged as Third Best Brief in the national finals.
February 11, 2009

Professor provides insight for Iowa attorneys

Melissa Weresh, professor of law and director of legal writing at Drake University Law School, is now a regular contributor to The Iowa Lawyer.
February 2, 2009

Drake University names Allan Vestal dean of Law School

Allan W. Vestal, professor of law and former dean of the University of Kentucky College of Law, has been named dean of Drake University Law School. Vestal, a native of Iowa City, Iowa, will begin his new position on June 1.
January 22, 2009

Drake Law alumnus honored with Double D Award

Former Drake football player and Law School graduate Bob Holliday recently received the Drake Double D Award during halftime of last Saturday's men's basketball game vs. Northern Iowa at the Drake Knapp Center.
January 21, 2009