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Mel Weresh Receives 2023 Linda Berger Award for Excellence in Legal Writing

Professor Melissa Weresh was named the 2023 recipient of the Association of Legal Writing Directors’ (ALWD) Linda Berger Award for Excellence in Legal Writing Scholarship. The Berger Award is ALWD’s highest award recognizing scholarship in the field of legal writing. The award specifically recognizes the recipient’s lifetime dedication to and advancement of legal writing scholarship....


Drake Law Student Broadens Horizons During a Summer Internship at Agtegra Cooperative

Drake Law second-year student, Cara Teigum, is an intern at the Agtegra Cooperative in South Dakota. Agtegra Cooperative is an innovative cooperative owned by farmers with over 6,800 engaged member-owners spanning the regions of North Dakota and South Dakota. With a presence across 70+ locations within its trade territory, Agtegra offers an extensive array of...


Drake Law Student Explores Election Law as a Summer Intern at the Federal Election Commission in Washington, D.C.

Drake Law third-year student, Emma Overschmidt, is an intern at the Federal Election Commission (FEC) in Washington, D.C. The FEC is an independent regulatory agency of the federal government that serves to enforce campaign finance law in United States federal elections. They aim to promote confidence and participation in the democratic process. We checked in...


Drake Law 2L, Anna Shull, Spends Summer Serving Refugees and Immigrants in Cincinnati

Drake Law second-year student, Anna Shull, is an intern at the Immigrant and Refugee Law Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Immigrant and Refugee Law Center’s mission is to provide accessible legal services to immigrant and refugee families in the Greater Cincinnati community. They aim to provide equal and trusted access to justice and legal services for...


Students in Drake’s Entrepreneurial/Transactional Clinic help BLK & Bold advance their mission of Giving Boldly

Childhood friends Pernell Cezar, Jr. and Rod Johnson dreamed of creating a specialty beverage company that not only delivered great taste but also made a positive impact on society. In 2018, they launched BLK & Bold Specialty Beverages, the country’s first Black-owned, nationally distributed coffee brand. They grew BLK & Bold around their social impact...