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Drake Law Student John Gilbertson Wins Runner-Up in the Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

Drake Law Student John Gilbertson Wins Runner-Up in the Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

John Gilbertson, a third-year student at Drake University Law School, was recognized onstage during GRAMMY Week 2020 at the 22nd Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Event and Scholarship Presentation, hosted by the Recording Academy. His paper, titled Play It Again Sam: The Free-Market Case for Government Intervention in the Music Streaming Sector, received runner-up in the Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition, winning him a trip to Los Angeles and a $2,500 scholarship.

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Learning Appeals from the Experts

Learning Appeals from the Experts

Attorneys, including litigators, typically wait years until their first appellate argument. Ben Kenkel, who graduated from Drake Law School in December, has done not one—but two—already. The recent graduate spent his last semester as an intern with the Attorney General’s Office of Criminal Appeals managing appellate cases and developing skills in case research, strategy, and oral advocacy.

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Drake Law Students Provide Pro Bono Legal Services to Those Who Have Served

Drake Law Students Provide Pro Bono Legal Services to Those Who Have Served

A partnership between Drake Law School and the Department of Veterans Affairs connects student volunteers with veterans who are in need of legal services. The Drake Law School Veterans Project hosts pop-up clinics throughout the academic year. Students also get involved with Operation StandDown—a collaborative three-day event that provides a variety of services to homeless...

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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...