Sophia Siegel, a junior in Environmental Science and Sustainability, has been awarded the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship. This competitive award recognizes leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. She is the first Drake student in 14 years to earn this...
Drake Law School’s team of Thomas Bakke (3L), Anagha Dixit (3L), and Daniel Peacock (2L) was crowned champion at the regional ABA Law School Division National Appellate Advocacy Competition in Boston. Drake was also awarded the top brief in the region.
Laura McGuire, a third-year Drake Law School student, contributed to the establishment of the first-ever Girls Court in Iowa. The Girls Court, called Too Good to Lose (TGTL), opened in Polk County in early March.
In addition to his duties as executive director of the Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic and professor at Drake Law School, Jerry Foxhoven has spent a lot of time involved in various efforts supporting juveniles in Iowa.