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Drake Law Review Again Receives Top 40 Ranking

Drake Law Review Again Receives Top 40 Ranking

Drake Law Review is ranked 36 in a field of more than 1,500 journals in the 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 2017-2021. Drake Law Review has ranked in the top 50 most-cited law reviews every...

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Drake Law School Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Drake Law School Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Drake University Law School is pleased to announce the arrival of two outstanding new faculty members, Joe Schomberg and Alexandra (“Lexi”) Brennan. Bringing a strong background in corporate law, Assistant Professor of Law Joe Schomberg will bolster the business law faculty, teaching courses including Bankruptcy, Secured Transactions and Contracts. Lexi Brennan joins Drake Law’s library...

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Drake Law School announces 2022 Faculty Award winners

Drake Law School recognized two outstanding faculty members for their contributions to the Law School’s teaching, scholarship, and research during the 2021-2022 academic year. Allan Vestal, Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law, was recognized as the 2022 Stevens Faculty Scholar of the Year. The Stevens Faculty Scholar of the Year award honors the faculty...

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Inaugural Drake Law School Adjunct Professor of the Year Award presented to Edmund J. Sease

Drake University Law School is pleased to announce that Edmund J. Sease (LA’64, LW’67) received the inaugural Drake Law School Adjunct Professor of the Year. The new award recognizes exemplary service and excellence in adjunct faculty teaching.  “One of the great strengths of Drake Law School is our ability to call upon outstanding members of...

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Drake Law School Receives $3.25 Million Gift from J. Locke and Harriet Macomber Fund to Support Entrepreneurial and Transactional Clinic

Drake Law School Receives $3.25 Million Gift from J. Locke and Harriet Macomber Fund to Support Entrepreneurial and Transactional Clinic

Drake University Law School is celebrating an anticipated $3.25 million gift to establish the J. Locke (LW’48) and Harriet S. Macomber Drake Law School Fund that will support the Drake Entrepreneurial and Transactional Clinic (“ETC”). The ETC provides legal assistance to business startups, entrepreneurs, and community nonprofit organizations to help them establish successful for profit...

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Drake Law School named a “Best Law School for Practical Training” by preLaw magazine

Drake Law School named a “Best Law School for Practical Training” by preLaw magazine

Drake Law School once again earned a place on preLaw magazine’s list of “Best Law Schools for Practical Training.” Law schools were graded based on key offerings such as clinics, externships, simulation courses, and moot court participation. The annual rankings were featured in the Spring 2022 issue of the magazine. “At Drake Law, we like to say that ‘practice...

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“The Constitution and Democratic Erosion”: 2022 Drake Constitutional Law Symposium

“The Constitution and Democratic Erosion”: 2022 Drake Constitutional Law Symposium

The Drake Constitutional Law Center will host the 2022 Constitutional Law Symposium on Saturday, April 9, from 8:30 a.m. – noon. The program will be delivered virtually via Zoom. The speakers will examine the role the Constitution may play in stemming or facilitating democratic erosion. The symposium will feature a slate of nationally renowned scholars...

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Drake Law donors generate $11.8 million in initial phase of comprehensive campaign

Drake Law donors generate $11.8 million in initial phase of comprehensive campaign

Drake University Law School announces that The Ones: Drake’s Campaign for the Brave & Bold has raised $11.8 million against the $20 million Law School goal. Gifts will enhance the Law School’s efforts to produce the next generation of outstanding Drake lawyers. The Law School is celebrating several leadership gifts that will create new student...