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Drake Agricultural Law Center Hosting the 2019 SOIL Conference

Drake Agricultural Law Center Hosting the 2019 SOIL Conference

The Drake University Agricultural Law Center is hosting a statewide conference to give Iowans the opportunity to consider new ideas for creative solutions for protecting our water and land.   The conference, titled “Sustaining Our Iowa Land (SOIL) 2019: Searching for Solutions for Iowa’s Land and Water” will be held on Monday, November 4 from...

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Current Constitutional Issues and the Functioning of American Democracy: A Debate

Current Constitutional Issues and the Functioning of American Democracy: A Debate

The fall 2019 symposium will highlight the new book Democracy and Dysfunction (The University of Chicago Press) by Jack Balkin, the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and First Amendment at Yale Law School, and Sandy Levinson, the W. St. John Garwood and W. St. John Garwood Jr. Centennial Chair in Law at the University of Texas Law School. The book is a series of letters between the two scholars which debate current constitutional issues of significance to the functioning of American democracy.

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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...