Agricultural Law Center


The Drake Agricultural Law Center is an internationally-recognized program centered on the study of food and agricultural law.

Founded in 1983, the Agricultural Law Center provides opportunities for students to explore how the legal system impacts the food system and the agricultural sector's ability to produce, market, and use agricultural products.

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Faculty and Staff

Neil Hamilton, Director of the Agricultural Law Center; Dwight D. Opperman Chair of Law, Professor of Law
515-271-2065 neil.hamilton@drake.edu
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Matthew Russell, Resilient Agriculture Coordinator
515-271-4956 matthew.russell@drake.edu
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Jennifer Zwagerman, Associate Director of the Agricultural Law Center
515-271-4119 jennifer.zwagerman@drake.edu
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November 21, 2017
Drake Law faculty and students in the Middleton Center for Children's Rights were instrumental in a new Juvenile Court Rule banning the routine shackling of children in juvenile court.
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