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Drake Black Law Student Association Awarded The Iowa National Bar Association’s Journey Award

Drake University Law School is pleased to announce that the Drake Law School Black Law Student Association (BLSA) is a 2022 recipient of the Iowa National Bar Association’s (INBA) Journey Award. The Journey Award is presented to organizations or individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in Iowa’s legal community. The...

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Drake Agricultural Law Center Announces 2022 Agricultural Law Symposium

The Drake Agricultural Law Center is hosting an Agricultural Law Center Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Drake University Olmsted Center, Parents Hall. This year’s symposium, titled “The Cooperative Business Model: A Vision for the Future Built Upon Centuries of Success,” celebrates the value of cooperatives and their importance in...

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Drake Legal Clinic Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Drake Legal Clinic celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, marking a half-century of service to the community and the education of law students. To commemorate this milestone, Drake Law School will hold a celebratory banquet on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Drake University Olmsted Center, Parents Hall. The evening will begin with a reception at...

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General Counsel of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to Speak at Drake Law School

Drake University Law School is pleased to announce that they will be hosting alumnus David Berdan, LW’95, General Counsel at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Berdan will present “Key Initiatives and What Else is New in Patents and Trademarks at USPTO” on Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 5 p.m. at Drake University Law...

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Drake University Constitutional Law Center announces the 2022 Constitution Day Speaker

The Drake University Constitutional Law Center is pleased to announce Professor Jamal Greene as the 2022 Constitution Day speaker. Greene will present a lecture titled “Saving the Constitution” on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 3 p.m. in Room 213 in Cartwright Hall. This event will also be offered virtually. To register for free, go to:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drake-law-constitution-day-lecture-2022-registration-406880790397...

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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...