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Nicole Miller Gains Valuable Experience As Legal Intern with Meredith Corporation

Nicole Miller Gains Valuable Experience As Legal Intern with Meredith Corporation

2L Nicole Miller is spending her summer interning at Meredith Corporation, where she works as a legal intern. Nicole assists corporate legal staff on projects based in intellectual property and promotions law.  Nicole answered a few questions about her experience thus far:  How did you discover this internship, and what made you want to apply? ...

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Christian Monyei Uses Summer Clinic Opportunity to Gain Valuable Practical Experience

Christian Monyei Uses Summer Clinic Opportunity to Gain Valuable Practical Experience

Christian Monyei Jr. is a rising 3L from Lanham, Maryland. This summer, Christian is a student attorney with the Drake Law Criminal Defense Clinic, giving him the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience while providing critical legal services to real clients. Summer clinics allow students greater flexibility and balance in scheduling course work with opportunities...

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Rising 3L Taylor Sellers selected for highly competitive summer internship with U.S. Department of Justice

Rising 3L Taylor Sellers selected for highly competitive summer internship with U.S. Department of Justice

Rising 3L Taylor Sellers is spending her summer as an intern with the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Professional Responsibility Advisory Office (PRAO) in Washington, D.C. The PRAO is charged with providing prompt advice to federal attorneys across the nation with respect to professional responsibility issues. The office ensures that federal attorneys consistently uphold the ethical standards of the profession.   We...

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Drake Law Review Receives Top 30 Ranking

Drake Law Review Receives Top 30 Ranking

Drake Law Review is ranked 28 in the country in the most recent Washington & Lee (W&L) Law Journal Rankings. The ranking reflects the number of court decisions that have cited the Law Review during the five-year period from 2016-2020. Maintained by the W&L Law Library, the rankings are a world-recognized resource for identifying and...

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Drake Law School Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Drake Law School Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Drake Law School is pleased to announce the arrival of two new faculty members. Nickole Miller and Jeremy Kidd joined the full-time faculty on July 1. Assistant Professor of Law Nickole Miller is the new director of Drake’s Middleton Center for Children’s Rights. Professor of Law Jeremy Kidd joins the faculty to teach contracts and...

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Drake Law second-year student Shane Salwasser earns prestigious Equal Justice Works 2021 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship

Drake Law second-year student Shane Salwasser earns prestigious Equal Justice Works 2021 Rural Summer Legal Corps Fellowship

Shane Salwasser, 2L, was recently named an Equal Justice Works 2021 Rural Summer Legal Corps Student Fellow. The Rural Summer Legal Corps, a partnership between Equal Justice Works and the Legal Services Corporation, is a summer internship designed to help address the access-to-justice crisis for people living in rural areas. Shane was one of 35...

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An internship through Drake’s Legislative Practice Center offers 3L Jancy Nielson the opportunity to promote policy changes that benefit underrepresented groups

An internship through Drake’s Legislative Practice Center offers 3L Jancy Nielson the opportunity to promote policy changes that benefit underrepresented groups

Drake 3L Jancy Nielson is passionate about working to support and protect the rights of individuals who feel voiceless and invisible in the systems they navigate. Her dedication to such issues drove her decision to pursue a legal education that would provide not only a solid foundation in the law, but also opportunities to gain...

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Drake Law Associate Dean John Edwards inducted into the American Association of Law Libraries Hall of Fame

Drake Law Associate Dean John Edwards inducted into the American Association of Law Libraries Hall of Fame

John Edwards is one of three recipients of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) 2021 Hall of Fame Award. Edwards is associate dean for information resources and technology, director of the law library, professor of law and director of legal research at Drake Law School. The Hall of Fame Award was established in 2009...

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Drake Law School Announces New Scholarship for Public Defense

Drake Law School Announces New Scholarship for Public Defense

Drake Law School is proud to announce the formation of the Melanie Thwing-Eastman Public Service Law Scholarship. Melanie Thwing-Eastman, LW’15, went to law school to make the world a better place, and from day one, she began a campaign of zealous advocacy that she would carry into her career as a defense attorney. While in...

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