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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

Christian Science Monitor publishes opinion piece by Professor Kende

The piece examines whether or not the U.S should consider South African legal processes for Supreme Court nominations.
June 14, 2010

Zwagerman chosen as visiting scholar with Agricultural Law Center

Jennifer Williams Zwagerman will be in residence at the law school for the 2010-11 academic year.
June 14, 2010

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to give Opperman Lecture

He will deliver the 12th Dwight D. Opperman Lecture in Constitutional Law on Sept. 30.
June 14, 2010

Law graduate paves the way for future Drake law scholars

Even before he graduated, Philip De Koster developed a scholarship for third-year Drake law students.
June 14, 2010

Iowa State Bar Association president headlines Drake Law Commencement

Jane Lorentzen, LW'91, spoke to graduates about their "Time to Lead."
June 14, 2010

Drake remembers longtime supporter, alumnus Don Byers

He served on the Board of Counselors and was a key member of the Campaign Committee for Opperman Hall and Law Library.
June 14, 2010

Symposium addresses 'Same-Sex Marriage Divide'

Prominent experts debated both sides of the same-sex marriage issue.
June 14, 2010

New course prepares future lawyers to pass bar exam

The new class has helped more than 40 law students get prepared for the bar exam.
June 14, 2010