Law School News
May 22, 2017
Drake Law School alumnus Terry Branstad, LW’74, the longest-serving governor in our nation’s history, has officially been confirmed as United States Ambassador to China.
May 18, 2017
Drake University Law School held its Spring 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 12, in the Knapp Center.
May 15, 2017
Graduates of three Historically Black Colleges and Universities will be guaranteed scholarships upon admission to Drake's law and pharmacy programs as part of an ongoing effort to increase diversity among Drake’s student body.
May 11, 2017
Third-year Drake Law School student Alexandria Quinn has been honored with a Medal of Excellence from the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) for her exceptional work in bankruptcy law.
May 11, 2017
Drake University Law School’s Neal and Bea Smith Legal Clinic has received a $500,000 grant to provide free legal services to current and aspiring entrepreneurs in low-income neighborhoods.
May 3, 2017
When second-year Drake Law student Erin Romar attended a Drake Constitutional Law Center lecture in September 2016, she had no idea that she would soon help to change the lives of victims of revenge porn in Iowa.
April 14, 2017
On May 3, the Middleton Center for Children’s Rights will host a panel to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landmark case In Re Gault, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juveniles have the constitutional right to legal counsel.
April 13, 2017
Nichole Hayden, LW'04, of counsel at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, will present “Protecting Mobile Apps and Software—Patent Considerations for Startup Companies and Entrepreneurs” on April 20.
March 30, 2017
Drake Law School is partnering with Des Moines-area employers to establish the Law Opportunity Leadership Program, which provides internships, mentorship, and leadership training for five qualified law students from underrepresented groups.
March 28, 2017
Wade Leak of Sony Music Entertainment will give a free lecture as part of the Drake Intellectual Property Law Center’s Big IDEA Speaker Series on April 6.

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Law School News
May 22, 2017
Drake Law School alumnus Terry Branstad, LW’74, the longest-serving governor in our nation’s history, has officially been confirmed as United States Ambassador to China.
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