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Rachel Bosovich recognized by the American Bankruptcy Institute

Rachel Bosovich recognized by the American Bankruptcy Institute

The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) named Rachel Bosovich a 2019 recipient of the Medal of Excellence, recognizing her outstanding accomplishment in bankruptcy coursework. “I, and the other 12,000 members of the ABI, congratulate Rachel Bosovich on her achievement, and wish her all the best in her professional career” says Christopher Graham, Director of the ABI...

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Drake Law School Instrumental in Iowa Bill Passage

Drake Law School Instrumental in Iowa Bill Passage

Effective July 1, 2019, Iowa will be the twenty-first state to adopt the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act (UELMA). The enactment of UELMA will allow legal professionals and others to rely on electronic versions of legal material with the same level of credibility traditionally given to print versions of those documents. Drake University Law Library...

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Setting Drake Law Students Up for Success

Setting Drake Law Students Up for Success

Drake University Law School emphasizes practical training, alongside substantive knowledge, to ensure our students graduate as complete professionals, ready to excel in the real world. As a part of that mission, we place great importance on preparing our students for the rigor of the bar exam. Several years ago, Drake Law School created a new...

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Constitutional Law Symposium to explore “Is it Time to Amend the Constitution?”

Constitutional Law Symposium to explore “Is it Time to Amend the Constitution?”

The Drake Constitutional Law Center will host the 2019 Constitutional Law Symposium on Saturday, April 13. This year, the speakers will address, “Is it Time to Amend the Constitution?” When faced with difficult national circumstances in the past, Americans squarely faced the problem of constitutional change. The defects in the Articles of Confederation and the...

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Drake Law School announces 2019 alumni award winners

Drake Law School announces 2019 alumni award winners

Drake University Law School announces the outstanding recipients of this year’s alumni awards. Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., JO’91, LW’92, was named the 2019 Alumni of the Year; Emiliano Lerda, LW’08, was named 2019 Recent Alumni of the Year; Jerry Foxhoven, LW’77, received the Distinguished Public Service Award. The award winners will be honored at Drake...

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2L Bria Carr elected to the Midwest Regional Executive Board of BLSA

2L Bria Carr elected to the Midwest Regional Executive Board of BLSA

Members of Drake Law School’s Black Law Student Association (BLSA) attended the National BLSA Midwest Regional Convention this month. The theme of the 51st annual convention centered on civil rights, entitled The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Standing Up in the Midst of Adversity. Students heard from notable judges, attorneys, and community activists, and also...